Minnesota Wild Re-Sign Nick Bjugstad

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The Minnesota Wild have re-signed free agent forward Nick Bjugstad to a one-year contract worth $900,000. This contract carries him through the 2021-22 season. Bjugy is back! The #mnwild has signed forward Nick Bjugstad to a one-year contract. 👏 More 🗞 » https://t.co/f5ZKaRKvXR pic.twitter.com/kbstaa47jB — Minnesota Wild (@mnwild) July 5, 2021 Nick Bjugstad Returns to […] READ MORE


2021 Minnesota Wild Offseason Primer

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As a shortened and hectic offseason approaches, Last Word on Hockey is looking ahead towards how teams will deal with the reality of a flat salary cap. In terms of building a franchise, the offseason is the most crucial time of the year for front offices. However, due to COVID-19, the short-term future of how […] READ MORE


2021 Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft Preview: Minnesota Wild

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The 2021 Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft is coming soon. Even though the playoffs are still going on, most teams will be starting to focus on the offseason as we get further into June. The Seattle Kraken will start their inaugural year in 2021-22, and with that comes the expansion draft. There are plenty of opportunities […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2020-2021 Minnesota Wild

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2020-21, where Last Word On Hockey gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season and offers our insight and analysis. Make sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the […] READ MORE



NHL Rumours: 2020-21 Season, Vancouver Canucks, Minnesota Wild

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It’s time for another edition of NHL rumours this Sunday. The current COVID-19 pandemic has thrown all sports into flux and not just hockey. However, there could be some movement thanks to the plans of other leagues. Today’s NHL rumours discuss the start of the 2020-21 season, the Travis Green extension for the Vancouver Canucks […] READ MORE


Three Free Agents the Minnesota Wild Should Sign

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With the first wave of free agency over, big-ticket players have found new home across the NHL. The remaining free agents make for intriguing choices among NHL GMs. Whether they’re high-risk, high-reward players like Andreas Athanasiou or high-scoring threats like Mike Hoffman, the free agent market is still in good hands. For Minnesota Wild general […] READ MORE


The Additions and Departures from the Minnesota Wild Roster

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On October 9, teams and players alike flocked to their phones to forge a path to the future. Whether they sought long-term homes or bet on themselves to succeed, free agents across the NHL negotiated new contracts to find future homes with new teams. Despite the chaos of the first day, Wild general manager Bill […] READ MORE


Grading Each Minnesota Wild 2020 NHL Draft Pick

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The 2020 NHL Entry Draft is over. Two days, over eight hours, and hundreds of draft picks saw 32 teams secure the future of their franchises with young, exciting players. The Minnesota Wild draft ended with five picks: three forwards and two defensemen. Wild GM Bill Guerin worked hard to trade players and picks alike […] READ MORE