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Tickets on sale for Minnesota Wild foundation gala on December 12, 2023

Tickets on sale for Minnesota Wild foundation gala on December 12, 2023 SAINT PAUL, Minn. – The National Hockey League’s (NHL) Minnesota Wild today announced the Minnesota Wild Foundation Gala to benefit the Minnesota Wild Foundation and Children’s Minnesota, will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2023 at 5:30 p.m. at Xcel Energy Center. This is the premier fundraising event […]

MINNESOTA WILD TO HOST OUTDOOR PRACTICE

Minnesota Wild to host outdoor practice presented by Ororo at the recreation outdoor center in St. Louis Park on November 5 SAINT PAUL, Minn. – The National Hockey League’s (NHL) Minnesota Wild today announced it will host a free, open-to-the-public outdoor practice, presented by ORORO, on Sunday, Nov. 5 at ROC (Recreation Outdoor Center) located at the City of St. […]

PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S HOCKEY LEAGUE (PWHL) ANNOUNCES INAUGURAL TRAINING CAMP ROSTERS

PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S HOCKEY LEAGUE (PWHL) ANNOUNCES INAUGURAL TRAINING CAMP ROSTERS 184 players to assemble in PWHL markets beginning November 15   Toronto, ON (October 16, 2023) –   The Professional Women’s Hockey League (PWHL) today announced that 184 players have been named to Training Camp rosters in preparation for the league’s inaugural season. Training Camps begin November 15 in all […]

Hockey Parenting Made Easy 2.0

It is official, all youth athletics have crossed over into the twilight zone.  They are all too organized, travel too much, too expensive and too time-consuming.  We place too much emphasis on keeping score and winning and too little emphasis on having fun.  As another hockey season descends upon us, I have some simple advice […]

Officially Speaking: Game Management

Game management keeps the game flowing With the current season already underway, this is a great time to concentrate on fundamentals and ditch the rulebook. I’m referring to game management.  Look, with an abundance of new officials coming into the ranks, especially in my neck of the cactus, there’s still nothing like doing a game […]

MINNESOTA WILD ANNOUNCES OPENING NIGHT FAN ACTIVITIES

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 […]

Derek Stepan Announces Retirement after 13 NHL seasons

Derek Stepan Announces Retirement after 13 NHL seasons  Center played in 890 regular-season games and 120 playoff games. TORONTO (Oct. 3, 2023)  Forward Derek Stepan has officially announced his retirement from the National Hockey League today following 13 NHL seasons and 890 regular-season games. Born in Hastings, Minnesota, Stepan was drafted 51st overall in the 2008 […]

Wild unveil The 78s

New throwback threads to honor North Stars tradition SAINT PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Wild unveiled a new alternate uniform. Dubbed “The 78’s” in honor of our predecessor Minnesota NHL franchise, the North Stars, these throwback alternate jerseys celebrate the design and colors of the North Stars’ late-1970’s uniforms. These uniforms introduce an entirely new […]

Professor Prime Time

By Dan Bauer   What coaches can learn from Deion Sanders Repetition, repetition, repetition.  Same message, new dynamic messenger. “Ninety-five percent of you are not going pro, whether you believe it or not,” from the mouth of Colorado head football coach Deion Sanders. “So, I got to prepare you for life. I got to spend […]

MINNESOTA WILD RE-SIGNS DEFENSEMAN CALEN ADDISON

MINNESOTA WILD RE-SIGNS DEFENSEMAN CALEN ADDISON SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has signed defenseman Calen Addison to a one-year, $825,000 contract. Addison, 23 (4/11/00), recorded 29 points (3-26=29), including 18 power-play points, in 62 games for Minnesota last season. He set a new single-season franchise record […]