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


Rod Brind’Amour Named Winner of Jack Adams Award

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On June 17th, the NHL named Rod Brind’Amour as the Jack Adams Award winner, awarded annually to the league’s best coach. Voting for the Jack Adams resides with the NHL Broadcasters’ Association, and this year Brind’Amour takes home the prestigious honours. Congratulations to 2021 Jack Adams Award winner, Rod Brind’Amour! 👏 #NHLAwards pic.twitter.com/SYNMZJcRJe — NHL […] READ MORE


2021 Jack Adams Award Nominees Announced

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The NHL announced the nominees of the 2021 Jack Adams Award. This award is given to the best coach of the NHL season every year. This year’s nominees are Ron Brind’Amour from the Carolina Hurricanes, Dean Evason of the Minnesota Wild, and Joel Quenneville of the Florida Panthers. The winner of the Jack Adams award […] 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




Vancouver Canucks vs Minnesota Wild Play-In Preview

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Welcome, at last, after months of anticipation and fear, to the very weird world of the 2020 Not-The-Stanley-Cup-Playoffs! The strangeness of this hybrid “playoffs for players, not for teams” play-in round doesn’t change the goal. Beat your opponent, win the series. Lose, and go home. With that in mind, we examine a match of polar […] READ MORE


Minnesota Wild Remove Interim Tag from Head Coach Dean Evason

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The Minnesota Wild have removed the interim tag from Head Coach Dean Evason. Evason originally replaced Bruce Boudreau in mid-February. He was one of the assistant coaches before he was promoted to his current role. He also received a new contract that will take Evason through the 2021–22 season. Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman was among those […] READ MORE


Vancouver Canucks vs Minnesota Wild is the Perfect Match

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We have series, we have matches, and we have a chronology of events, if not specific dates. Of the series we know will (hopefully) play, any of them could be the best. But only one of them – Vancouver Canucks vs Minnesota Wild – is perfect. Canucks vs Wild (And Some Other Teams) Ever since […] READ MORE


Minnesota Wild Fire Head Coach Bruce Boudreau

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The Minnesota Wild will be making a coaching change. The team has fired Bruce Boudreau replacing him with assistant coach Dean Evason. BREAKING: #mnwild coach Bruce Boudreau was fired this morning at TRIA by GM Bill Guerin — Michael Russo (@RussoHockey) February 14, 2020 Bruce Boudreau Fired By The Wild While this news may be […] READ MORE