NHL Mock Draft 2020- Picks 9-15

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Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the daily column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players. Each day I will bring you a new player profile or topical article in the lead-up to the 2020 NHL Draft. Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for the […] READ MORE


The Chronicles of Minnesota Wild Prospect Kirill Kaprizov

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As the off-season approaches, the Minnesota Wild hope to sign promising prospect Kirill Kaprizov to his first-ever NHL deal. Speculation around his first deal is rampant. With Kaprizov being one of Minnesota’s top prospects, every fan is eagerly awaiting his signing. The Chronicles of Kirill Kaprizov Kirill Kaprizov in Russia For the Minnesota Wild organization, Kaprizov […] READ MORE


Minnesota Wild Sign Hunter Jones

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The Minnesota Wild signed goaltender, Hunter Jones to a three-year, entry-level contract. Jones had a .913 save percentage in 49 games this season. READ MORE


Minnesota Wild Sign Adam Beckman and Damien Giroux

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The Minnesota Wild have signed forwards Adam Beckman and Damien Giroux to three-year deals. Both are entry-level contracts that will take the players through the 2022-23 season. General Manager Bill Guerin announced the news late Monday morning. NEWS: #mnwild General Manager Bill Guerin today announced the club has signed forwards Adam Beckman and Damien Giroux […] READ MORE


Report: AHL to Cancel Remainder of 2019-20 Season

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The American Hockey League has reportedly decided to cancel what remains of the 2019-20 AHL season. I am told the American Hockey League will be announcing plans to cancel the remainder of the season. I expect clubs to begin process of notifying staff shortly. — Brian Lawton (@brianlawton9) March 16, 2020 AHL Reportedly Cancels Season […] READ MORE


TSP: Minnesota Wild Prospects

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Welcome to the 2019 Top Shelf Prospects series. As we go through the Summer of 2019 LWOH will be featuring a team-by-team look at the top prospects in the NHL. We will be following the order of the first round of the NHL draft (as if there were no traded draft picks) and you can find […] READ MORE


2019 Minnesota Wild Draft Outlook – Forwards

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The 2019 NHL Draft is a big event for teams undergoing a rebuild or thinking about starting one. The Minnesota Wild draft will be no exception. They have an ageing core and a poorly rated farm system. General manager Paul Fenton has some interesting times in his future if he is going to get Minnesota […] READ MORE


2019 NHL Draft Team Needs: Central Division

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The NHL Draft is just around the corner and teams are gearing up for what promises to be a very busy weekend in Vancouver on June 21st and 22nd. The combine is now complete and teams have interviewed potential draftees for their team. We will examine the Central Division and what their NHL Draft team […] READ MORE


Toronto Maple Leafs Trade Fedor Gordeev to the Minnesota Wild

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The Toronto Maple Leafs have agreed to trade the rights to defence prospect Fedor Gordeev to the Minnesota Wild in exchange for a conditional 7th round pick. Drafted by the Leafs in 2017, Gordeev will re-enter the draft if not signed by June 1st. MIN and TOR have a trade for the rights to unsigned junior […] READ MORE


Montreal Canadiens Acquire Gustav Olofsson from Minnesota Wild (Scouting Report)

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The Montreal Canadiens and Minnesota Wild completed a trade on Wednesday, just ahead of the start of the NHL season. The Canadiens acquire prospect defenceman Gustav Olofsson while the Wild acquire prospect winger Will Bitten. Canadiens acquire defenseman Gustav Olofsson from the Minnesota Wild, in return for forward William Bitten. Olofsson will report to the Laval Rocket. […] READ MORE