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



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



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


Minnesota Wild Sign Goaltender Cam Talbot

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The Minnesota Wild have signed free-agent goaltender Cam Talbot. The team was in the market for a new goalie, after Devan Dubnyk got traded to the San Jose Sharks earlier in the month. Talbot’s new deal is three-years long and has a grand price of $11 million, or roughly $3.67 million per year. Cam Talbot […] READ MORE