Puck Drop Preview: 2021-22 Minnesota Wild

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Welcome to our latest series here at Last Word on Hockey. The Puck Drop Preview series takes you through each team as the season is fast approaching. The preview will focus on the narratives surrounding the team ending last year, during the offseason, and heading into the 2021-22 season. Puck Drop Preview also focuses on […] READ MORE


Kirill Kaprizov Re-Signed by Minnesota Wild

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Winger Kirill Kaprizov has been re-signed by the Minnesota Wild to a 5 year, 45 million dollar contract. This contract carries him through the 2025-26 season. The contract also has trade protection in the final two seasons. Sounds like Kaprizov has a full no-move for the final two years of the deal, but the deal […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Minnesota Wild, San Jose Sharks, Arizona Coyotes

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NHL training camps open next week, so naturally, the insiders hear many NHL rumours about unsigned restricted free agents and possible trades. In today’s edition of NHL Rumours, we look at the Minnesota Wild, San Jose Sharks and Arizona Coyotes. Let’s dive in! NHL Rumours Minnesota Wild Rumour: Michael Russo of the Athletic writes that […] READ MORE


The Best Draft Class In Minnesota Wild History

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NHL teams build their teams in many different ways. Some construct their clubs via free agency while others do it through trades. However, the main way teams create a roster is through the NHL Draft. Most years have maybe one or two players make the roster, but some years the general manager gets it right […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: St. Louis Blues, Calgary Flames and Carolina Hurricanes

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Welcome to another edition of NHL rumours. It might be the dog days of the NHL offseason, but there are still some rumours to explore! However, there are no Arizona Coyotes rumours, so maybe it isn’t really the dog days of summer. NHL Rumours St. Louis Blues Rumour: Jeremy Rutherford of the Athletic speculates that […] READ MORE


Minnesota Wild Extend Kevin Fiala

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The Minnesota Wild have re-signed key forward Kevin Fiala. This deal will keep the skater in the Twin Cities for next season. Fiala’s new contract is for one year and $5.1 million. The deal avoids arbitration. Elliot Freidmann of Sportsnet was first with the news and the team gave confirmation on their official account. Done […] READ MORE



NHL Rumours: Toronto Maple Leafs, Buffalo Sabres, Minnesota Wild

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Hello and welcome to a Sunday edition of NHL Rumours! NHL free agency is much quieter since the first day, but things are still happening. Teams are still trying to fill roster holes and acquire depth for what should be an intense season in 2021-22. Today’s NHL rumours feature the Toronto Maple Leafs, Buffalo Sabres, […] READ MORE



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. ๐Ÿ‘ More ๐Ÿ—ž ยป https://t.co/f5ZKaRKvXR pic.twitter.com/kbstaa47jB — Minnesota Wild (@mnwild) July 5, 2021 Nick Bjugstad Returns to […] READ MORE