Minnesota Wild

Overcoming obstacles along the way, Mikael Backlund’s two-way play leads him towards his 800th NHL game

By: Chris Lomon

Backlund recalls how the change in approach to his game turned out to be a difference maker in his NHL life.

February 15, 2022

Wild LW Jordan Greenway gets 3-year, $9 million extension

By: Canadian Press

The 24-year-old Greenway has four goals, nine assists and a career-high plus-17 rating in 33 games for the Wild this season.

January 31, 2022

Wild agree to 3-year, $3.6M extension with D-man Jon Merrill

By: Canadian Press

The 29-year-old Merrill has tied his career high with three goals to go with eight assists, a plus-8 rating and 51 blocked shots in 33 games this season,

January 11, 2022

Ryan Hartman warming up for the 2022 Winter Classic

By: Chris Lomon

The 2022 Discover NHL Winter Classic will represent the Minnesota Wild winger’s second appearance in the annual event.

December 31, 2021

Marcus and Nick Foligno continue to honour late mother with cancer charity work

By: Chris Lomon

Marcus and Nick Foligno are working to assist cancer patients in Northern Ontario through the Janis Foligno Fondation.

December 7, 2021

Marian Gaborik announces retirement after 1,035 NHL games

By: Media Release

Born in Trencin, Slovakia, Gaborik scored 407 goals and accumulated 408 assists for a total of 815 regular-season points in his NHL career.

November 4, 2021

Wild sign star wing Kirill Kaprizov to 5-year, $45M contract

By: Canadian Press

The 24-year-old Kaprizov topped the Wild and all NHL rookies with 27 goals in 55 games last season.

September 21, 2021

Wild sign veteran defenseman Jordie Benn to 1-year deal

By: Canadian Press

Benn has 24 goals, 103 assists, 670 hits and 908 blocked shots in 556 career NHL games.

August 27, 2021

Wild sign forward Kevin Fiala to $5.1 million, one-year deal

By: Canadian Press

Fiala has 91 goals and 198 points since the Predators drafted him No. 11 overall in 2014.

August 16, 2021

One Minute with Jared Spurgeon

By: NHLPA Staff

From controversial pizza toppings to jet setting and everything in-between, Jared Spurgeon discusses it all.

July 30, 2021

Wild get Minnesota native Goligoski for $5M in free agency

By: Canadian Press

Entering his 15th season in the NHL, Alex Goligoski found his first experience as a free agent to be more stressful than he expected.

July 28, 2021

Wild re-sign Nick Bjugstad to 1-year, $900,000 contract

By: Canadian Press

Bjugstad, who played at the University of Minnesota, became the 27th native of Minnesota to play in a game for the Wild.

July 5, 2021

Wild sign Joel Eriksson Ek to $42M, 8-year contract

By: Canadian Press

Eriksson Ek had a career-high 30 points on 19 goals and 11 assists in 56 games last season.

July 2, 2021

Cole commemorates grandfathers through Heroes Monument

By: Chris Lomon

A long-time supporter of the United Heroes League, Ian Cole has an even closer look at the organization's work since arriving in Minnesota.

June 22, 2021

This or That | Jared Spurgeon

By: NHLPA Staff

Jared Spurgeon takes time away from his duties defending the blue line for a round of This or That.

May 26, 2021

Wild RW Johansson out with broken arm after Game 3 injury

By: Canadian Press

Coach Dean Evason confirmed the injury Friday.

May 21, 2021

From the diamond to the rink, softball stage fed Soucy's hockey career

By: Chris Lomon

Prior to his professional hockey career, Carson Soucy was representing his country on the national stage in a different sport.

May 6, 2021

Player of the Week | Cam Talbot

By: David Morassutti

With a pair of 39-plus save performances and three wins to give him 17 wins for the season, Cam Talbot turned in another strong week.

April 26, 2021

Kiprizov sets rookie goal mark, Wild beat Coyotes 4-1

By: Canadian Press

It was Kiprizov's 19th goal, breaking Marian Gaborik's rookie record.

April 21, 2021

After the Buzzer | Ian Cole

By: Chris Lomon

Considering his resemblance to a certain Game of Thrones character, Ian Cole would prefer this actor play him in a movie.

April 7, 2021