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Changes are coming to Hockey Wilderness

The times, they are a-changin’.

Why Ron Hextall Could Be A Good Fit For The Wild

A better option than (gulp) Peter Chiarelli!

A Letter From The Editors

Hockey Wilderness is under new leadership. Here’s our plan for off-season coverage and a preview of the new direction the site is moving toward.

In The Central Division, Middling Is A Death Knell

Vegas odds have Minnesota recording only 85 points next season. In a stacked Central Division, that’s just not good enough. So where does the team go from here?

Wild re-sign Brad Hunt to two-year deal

Wild agree to two-year, $1.4 million extension with former Vegas defenseman.

Jason Zucker Won the NHL’s Most Important Award

When we think about what really matters, the King Clancy Memorial Trophy is it.

Trade Watch: Kessel for Zucker?

The Penguins and Wild are talking trade — does it make sense?

Ten Minnesota kids look to make big impact as Team USA defends its WJC Gold Medal

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Wild Reassigns Bertschy To Iowa - Minnesota Wild | Features

The Wild have re-assigned Wolfie to the AHL. This could simply mean the "emergency call up" timeline is over, or perhaps a different call up is coming. Russo has postulated that we will see Gabriel come in for the Wild's next game. Stay tuned for more lineup info.

Wild Sign Falk to a One-Year, Two-Way Contract

Justin Falk returns to Minnesota.

Guillaume Latendresse joins RDS as an analyst.

Former Wild fan-favorite Guillaume Latendresse has decided to trade his skates for a microphone, as he joins the Quebec sports channel RDS.

No Suspension For McLeod

McLeod dodges Shanny's wrath after his hit on Jonas Brodin.

Wild Beat Sabres To Start Road Trip The Right Way

The Wild began their road trip against the "Flortheast" division with a scrappy win against the Buffalo Sabres.

Jason Pominville signs 5-year extension with Wild

Pominville is in Minnesota to stay, as he signs 5-year extension with the Wild.

Please Welcome Eric Burton to Hockey Wilderness

We add another voice to the choir.

Josh Harding Nominated for Masterton Award

Now, let's see if the rest of the PHWA can get it right.

Aeros Moving to Iowa

Per Russo, the Wild are moving the AHL affiliate Houston Aeros to Des Moines, Iowas next season.

Minnesota Wild trade for Jason Pominville

The deal with the Buffalo Sabres sends Johan Larsson and Matt Hackett the other way.

Walking out of the Wilderness: An exit strategy

It's been a good run, but it is time to leave the trail and head back to civilization.

Wild Make Blockbuster Trade With Capitals

GM Chuck Fletcher continues to improve his organization through savvy trades.

Wild Sign Brett Clark, Solve World Hunger

The Wild have signed a veteran d-man who will, no doubt, save the world.

NHL Realignment Approved

The NHL & NHLPA have agreed to realignment for next season, with a re-evaluation for the 2014-15 season.

Andrew Brunette Retires, Will Join Wild Brass

Longtime fan favorite hangs up the skates and will join the Wild as a Hockey Operations Advisor.

Rupp for Powe & Palmieri: Upon Further Review

Fourth liners switching teams, and a cancer being off loaded. Only in Minnesota is this a big trade.

Wild Trade Powe & Palmieri for Mike Rupp

The Wild have traded Darroll Powe and Nick Palmieri for Mike Rupp of the Rangers.

Please Welcome Juuso Sainio to Hockey Wilderness

Hockey Wilderness becomes SB Nation NHL's first tri-lingual site.

Pierre-Marc Bouchard Activated off of IR

Peirre-Marc Bouchard has been activated by the Minnesota Wild.

Wild Sign Nick Palmieri, Push to 50 Contracts

The Wild have reached the max number of Contracts, guaranteeing Matt Dumba will return to Red Deer.

Minnesota Swarm Announce 23 Man Roster

The Minnesota Swarm bring a championship caliber team to the Xcel Energy Center. With few weaknesses, this is the season to get on board.

Russo: Josh Harding Diagnosed with MS

Minnesota Wild goalie Josh Harding has been diagnosed with MS. The lockout doesn't really matter anymore, folks.

Minnesota Wild Begin Quest for Emergency Backup

The Minnesota Wild signed their emergency back up, Paul Deutsch. Now, they need a new one. Eleven goalies will compete, starting Thursday night.

Niklas Backstrom Scores on Penalty Shot

Niklas Backstrom scored a goal in a charity game, giving him one more goal on the year than Zach Parise.