Author Archives: Let's Play Hockey

It’s opening night – a look at the Wild roster

Can the Wild take that next step? by Bryan Zollman The Minnesota Wild will take to the ice tonight in front of the hometown crowd with hopes of another solid regular season, and even bigger hopes for advancing past the first round of the playoffs. The past two seasons the Wild have had stellar regular-season […]


EIGHT ALL-NEW EPISODES PRESENTED BY TOYOTA  SAINT PAUL, Minn. – The 13th season of Becoming Wild, the Emmy® award winning television and online series that gives fans an in-depth look inside the life of Minnesota Wild players, premieres Thursday, Oct. 12 on Bally Sports North, immediately following the network’s Wild Live postgame coverage of the […]

Wild School Supply Drive Oct. 21

Wild School Supply Drive Oct. 21 Saturday, October 21 at the Wild game We encourage fans to drop off new school supplies, including, crayons, colored pencils, and washable (fat) markers to benefit Boys and Girls Club Twin Cities Will have collection bins at all gates starting at 5:45pm until the start of the first period […]

8 Minnesotans dot Team USA’s U18 camp selection roster

30 players to gather Oct. 29-31 in Blaine COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The 30 players who have been invited to the 2024 U.S. Under-18 Women’s National Team Selection Camp were announced today by USA Hockey. The camp, which will take place Oct. 29-31 at the Super Rink in Blaine, Minnesota, will serve as the final […]


SAINT PAUL, Minn. – The National Hockey League’s (NHL) Minnesota Wild today announced fan events and activations that will take place prior to the club’s season-opening game on Thursday, October 12, against the Florida Panthers at 7:00 p.m. at Xcel Energy Center on Bally Sports North and KFAN 100.3 FM. All fans in attendance will […]

Kaprizov gets the “A”

Minnesota Wild President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Bill Guerin today announced the National Hockey League club has named forward Kirill Kaprizov an alternate captain. Kaprizov ranked first on the team in points (75), goals (40), power-play goals (17), power-play points (32) and shots (261), T-1st in game-winning goals (6) and third in assists […]

Gophers jump to top spot in latest Men’s College Hockey Poll

Minnesota Moves into No. 1 Spot in USA Hockey/ The Rink Live Men’s College Hockey Poll USA Hockey/The Rink Live    2023-24 Men’s College Hockey Poll – Week 3 (First-place votes in parentheses) Rank School Last Week’s Rank 2023-24 Record Weeks in Top 20 1. University of Minnesota, 655 (17) 2 0-0-0 2 2. Boston University, […]

Minnesota Hockey Announces 2024 State Tournament Locations

10 Locations Will Host 14 State Tournaments; Region Tournament Sites Also Released St. Paul, MN – October 5, 2023 – Minnesota Hockey today announced the host sites for the 2024 Minnesota Hockey State and Region Tournaments. The State Tournament host sites will be IRA Civic Center in Grand Rapids (Bantam AA), Iron Trail Motors Event […]

Sertich to receive Spirit of Life Award

by Jackson Boline ( Long-time Minnesota Duluth men’s hockey coach Mike Sertich will be honored with the “Spirit of Life Award” Oct. 7 during the first intermission of the Hockey Hall of Fame Faceoff Classic game between the Bulldogs of UMD and the Michigan Tech Huskies.  “We at the Hockey Hall of Fame are truly […]

Brad Maxwell remembered as ultimate teammate

‘He had everybody’s back’ The Minnesota North Stars lost a member of their family Sept. 3 when former defenseman and NHL All-Star Brad Maxwell passed away after a battle with lung cancer. Maxwell was 66. Maxwell was born in Brandon, Manitoba and was drafted seventh overall by the North Stars in 1977. A tough defenseman […]