According to Hockey Reference, the United States has produced at least one NHL player from 41 different states. Minnesota leads the way with 282; however, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts follows with 205 – only two other states (Michigan and New York) have 100 players, and no other state has over 46. It’s a large undertaking
As expected, it was a quiet trade deadline for Minnesota Wild general manager (GM) Bill Guerin and his staff. With the team staying competitive in the Honda West Division (26-14-3), the roster remained intact and the organizational assets stayed put. Almost one week since the deadline, business is as usual for the Wild, who
When we look back at the 2019-20 National Hockey League season, we are going to remember it as the year of the coaching change. You can officially add Bruce Boudreau to the list of coaches who have either been fired or resign since the puck dropped on the regular season. Wild Ready to Move Forward
General manager Bill Guerin certainly got the Minnesota Wild’s money back and then some by trading forward Jason Zucker, a second-round pick back in the day. That’s the way Wild fans have to look at Zucker, because otherwise it’s hard to see it as a win. Zucker to the Penguins In Zucker, the Wild have
When Bill Guerin took over last summer as the new general manager of the Minnesota Wild, he indicated he would use this season to evaluate his roster before deciding on any significant changes. As the Wild struggle to remain in the Western Conference playoff chase, there’s speculation suggesting Guerin could become a seller by the
The Wild aren’t ready to throw in the towel just yet Dane Mizutani of the Pioneer Press: The Minnesota Wild have a 6-10-1 record heading into tonight’s game. Despite their record, GM Bill Guerin likes what he’s recently seen from the team and may not be ready to throw in the towel on the season
The Dallas Stars are off to a slow start, but they have to figure it out Mike Heika of NHL.com: The Dallas Stars are off to a slow start, their offense and power play are struggling. They’ve had a heavy schedule with tough teams and travel between most games. Stars GM Jim Nill on if
Nearly two months have passed since the Minnesota Wild hired Bill Guerin as their new general manager. Six games into his first season in his new position, he cannot be pleased with the club’s performance. The air of optimism that surrounded the Wild following a 2-1-3 preseason performance swiftly dissipated as they lurched to a
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Interviewing for the same job twice in as many years is a rare occurrence in any profession, yet there was Bill Guerin going to Minnesota once again this summer as a candidate for the general manager vacancy. As the Wild delved deeper this time, burned by their previous pick, Guerin kept
The Niklas Kronwall indecision in the decision… From Abel To Yzerman (Paul Kukla and George Malik): As August rolls along, it has become clear that Niklas Kronwall will take his sweet time in any decision made. The information has been scarce at best on the defenseman. George Malik scanned the Swedish newspapers exhaustively and not
© Geoff Burke | 2013 Aug 27 — USA Today — Bill Guerin and Kathryn Tappin Bill Guerin second interview with the Minnesota Wild Michael Russo of The Athletic: Again, Bill Guerin and the Minnesota Wild met on Thursday. This was before some candidates even got their first encounter with Craig Leopold and Matt Majka.
© Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports Wild ownership wants to win now, GM candidates and potential line combinations Chip Scoggins of the Star-Tribune: Minnesota Wild owner Craig Leipold doesn’t want to rebuild and desperately wants the Wild to be a playoff team. The Wild are not a cup contender, maybe a fringe playoff team, and have
© Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports Patrick Maroon getting interest Michael Russo: Unrestricted free agent Patrick Maroon has over six ‘job opportunities’ for this season. No update on RFA Ivan Barbashev Jeremy Rutherford: As of yesterday, there is no update on St. Louis Blues restricted free agent forward Ivan Barbashev according to his agent. Guerin leading
© James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports Blues-Maroon still not out of the question Ben Frederickson: St. Louis Blues GM Doug Armstrong said that Joel Edmundson would be signed by afternoon. Patrick Maroon and the Blues are still on each other’s radar. There is no update on Ivan Barbashev yet. Wild interview two potential GMs Michael Russo
© Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports Wild have interview two GM candidates already Michael Russo of The Athletic: Sources have said that the Minnesota Wild have already interviewed Ron Hextall and Peter Chiarelli for their vacant GM position. The Wild still plan on interviewing more candidates and there is no timetable to name their new GM.