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Hockey Wilderness Jan 28, 2023
Gamethread, Lineups, and More: Wild vs. Sabres (8:00 p.m.)

Gamethread, Lineups, and More: Wild vs. Sabres (8:00 p.m.)

Photo by Bruce Kluckhohn/NHLI via Hockey Day Minnesota! It’s the Minnesota Wild playing against the Buffalo Sabres on Hockey Day Minnesota! Wild vs Sabres When: 8:00 p.m. CTWhere: Xcel Energy CenterTV: BSN, BSWI, MSG-BRadio: KFAN 100.3 FM Projected Wild lineup Kirill Kaprizov — Sam Steel — Mats ZuccarelloMatthew Boldy — Frederick Gaudreau — Marcus FolignoRyan Hartman — Joel Eriksson Ek — Jordan GreenwayBrandon Duhaime — Connor Dewar — Ryan Reaves, Mason Shaw Jake Middleton — Jared SpurgeonJonas Brodin — Matt DumbaJon Merrill — Calen...
Hockey Wilderness Jan 26, 2023
Gamethread, Lineups, and More: Wild vs. Flyers (7:00 p.m.)

Gamethread, Lineups, and More: Wild vs. Flyers (7:00 p.m.)

Photo by Len Redkoles/NHLI via Tortorella is in St. Paul. John Tortorella and his Philadelphia Flyers are visiting the Minnesota Wild, who really need a damn win. After failing to get some points against the Hurricanes, Panthers, and Lightning, the Wild are looking for a victory against a bad Flyers team. Wild vs Flyers When: 7:00 p.m. CTWhere: Xcel Energy CenterTV: HuluRadio: KFAN 100.3 FM Projected Wild lineup Kirill Kaprizov — Sam Steel — Mats ZuccarelloMatthew Boldy — Frederick Gaudreau — Brandon DuhaimeMarcus Foligno — Joel Eriksson Ek — Jordan...
Hockey Wilderness Jan 24, 2023
Gamethread, Lineups, and More: Wild at Lightning (6:00 p.m.)

Gamethread, Lineups, and More: Wild at Lightning (6:00 p.m.)

Photo by Jeff Wheeler/Star Tribune via They’re hanging out in Florida for a little bit longer. With their fathers, brothers, and mentors by their side, the Minnesota Wild are visiting the Tampa Bay Lightning with hopes and dreams that they can get back on track. They really need some points right now. Like, right now. Wild at Lightning When: 6:00 p.m. CTWhere: Amalie ArenaTV: BSN, BSWI, BSSUNRadio: KFAN 100.3 Projected Wild lineup Kirill Kaprizov — Sam Steel — Ryan HartmanJordan Greenway — Joel Eriksson Ek — Marcus FolignoRyan Hartman — Frederick Gaudreau...
Hockey Wilderness Jan 21, 2023
Gamethread, Lineups, and More: Wild at Panthers (5:00 p.m.)

Gamethread, Lineups, and More: Wild at Panthers (5:00 p.m.)

Down in South Florida. The Minnesota Wild are playing their third game of a four-game road trip against the Florida Panthers tonight and hopefully it doesn’t end like the last game. Projected Wild lineup Kirill Kaprizov — Sam Steel — Mats ZuccarelloJordan Greenway — Joel Eriksson Ek — Brandon DuhaimeRyan Hartman — Frederick Gaudreau — Matt BoldyMason Shaw — Connor Dewar — Ryan Reaves Jake Middleton — Jared SpurgeonJonas Brodin — Alex GoligoskiJon Merrill — Calen Addison Filip Gustavsson is in the starter’s net tonight with Marc-Andre Fleury as the...
Hockey Wilderness Jan 19, 2023
Gamethread, Lineups, and More: Wild at Hurricanes (6:00 p.m.)

Gamethread, Lineups, and More: Wild at Hurricanes (6:00 p.m.)

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/ Getting down in North Carolina. The Minnesota Wild are about to play in their second game of their four-game road trip and they’re facing the Carolina Hurricanes. Plus, Matt Dumba is a healthy scratch after not playing so well the last few games. Wild at Hurricanes When: 6:00 p.m. CTWhere: PNC ArenaTV: BSN, BSWI, BSSORadio: KFAN 100.3 FM Projected Wild lineup Kirill Kaprizov — Sam Steel — Mats ZuccarelloMatthew Boldy — Frederick Gaudreau — Ryan HartmanMarcus Foligno — Joel Eriksson Ek — Jordan GreenwayBrandon Duhaime — Connor Dewar...
Hockey Wilderness Jan 17, 2023
Gamethread: Wild at Capitals (6:00 p.m.)

Gamethread: Wild at Capitals (6:00 p.m.)

Kirill vs. Ovi. Our beloved Kirill Kaprizov and his Minnesota Wild are facing Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals tonight. The St. Paul star gets to face off against his hero for just the second time in his career. Should be a good one. Wild at Capitals When: 6:00 p.m.Where: Capital One ArenaTV: BSN, BSWIX, NBCSWARadio: KFAN 100.3 Projected Wild lineup Kirill Kaprizov — Sam Steel — Mats ZuccarelloJordan Greenway — Joel Eriksson Ek — Marcus FolignoRyan Hartman — Frederick Gaudreau — Matt BoldyBrandon Duhaime — Connor Dewar — Ryan Reaves Jake Middleton —...
Hockey Wilderness Jan 14, 2023
Gamethread, Lineups, and More: Wild vs. Coyotes (7:00 p.m.)

Gamethread, Lineups, and More: Wild vs. Coyotes (7:00 p.m.)

Photo by Bailey Hillesheim/Icon Sportswire via Howling in St. Paul. The Minnesota Wild puled out a late-game gutsy win over the New York Islanders on Thursday, and now they get to (hopefully) kick their feet up a little bit for a weekend match against the Arizona Coyotes at home. Wild vs. Coyotes When: 7:00 p.m. CTWhere: Xcel Energy CenterTV: BSWI, BSNX, BSAZRadio: KFAN 100.3 FM Projected Wild lineup Kirill Kaprizov — Sam Steel — Mats ZuccarelloMatt Boldy — Frederick Gaudreau — Ryan HartmanJordan Greenway — Joel Eriksson Ek — Marcus FolignoBrandon Duhaime...
Hockey Wilderness Jan 12, 2023
Gamethread, Lineups, and More: Wild at Islanders (6:30 p.m.)

Gamethread, Lineups, and More: Wild at Islanders (6:30 p.m.)

Photo by Bruce Kluckhohn/NHLI via Long Island! The Minnesota Wild are wrapping up this miniature road trip against the New York Islanders and are really hoping that this is the game that gets them back on track. It’s been too long since we’ve seen a win around here. Wild at Islanders When: 6:30 p.m. CTWhere: UBS ArenaTV: BSN, BSWX, MSGSNRadio: KFAN 100.3 FM Projected Wild lineup Kirill Kaprizov — Sam Steel — Mats ZuccarelloMatt Boldy — Frederick Gaudreau — Ryan HartmanJordan Greenway — Joel Eriksson Ek — Marcus FolignoBrandon Duhaime — Connor Dewar...
Hockey Wilderness Jan 10, 2023
Gamethread, Lineups, and More: Wild at Rangers (6:00 p.m.)

Gamethread, Lineups, and More: Wild at Rangers (6:00 p.m.)

Photo by Dave Reginek/ Ayyyy, it’s da apple that is big. The Minnesota Wild are visiting the New York Rangers having lost their last two consecutive games and we’re really hoping that a losing streak doesn’t form out of thin air to start the new year. Wild at Rangers When: 6:00 p.m. CTWhere: Madison Square GardenTV: BSN, BSWI, MSGRadio: KFAN 100.3 FM Projected Wild lineup Kirill Kaprizov — Sam Steel — Mats ZuccarelloMatt Boldy — Frederick Gaudreau — Ryan HartmanJordan Greenway — Joel Eriksson Ek — Marcus FolignoBrandon Duhaime — Connor Dewar — Ryan...
Hockey Wilderness Jan 8, 2023
Gamethread, Lineups, and More: Wild vs. Blues (6:00 p.m.)

Gamethread, Lineups, and More: Wild vs. Blues (6:00 p.m.)

Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via These guys again. The Minnesota Wild are hosting the St. Louis Blues just a few games after handing them a massive loss for their first matchup of the season. Hopefully this little Sunday evening game gets the same result. Wild vs. Blues When: 6:00 p.m. CTWhere: Xcel CenterTV: BSNX, BSWI, BSMWRadio: KFAN 100.3 FM Projected Wild lineup: Kirill Kaprizov — Sam Steel — Matthew BoldyJordan Greenway — Joel Eriksson Ek — Mark FolignoBrandon Duhaime — Ryan Hartman — Frederick GaudreauMason Shaw — Connor Dewar — Ryan Reaves Jake...
Hockey Wilderness Jan 8, 2023
Recap: Wild’s comeback wiped away by Sabres in 6-5 overtime loss

Recap: Wild’s comeback wiped away by Sabres in 6-5 overtime loss

Photo by Joshua Bessex/ An outstanding period left the Wild with a chance to win it, and they didn’t take it. In the second intermission, we would have totally been fine with the result, but as the third period stretched on for our Minnesota Wild, we knew taking the full two points was achievable, but it just slipped through their hands and the Buffalo Sabres awarded them wit a 6-5 overtime loss on the road. Even on the stat sheet, we would be happy with the individual performances. Two points earned by Calen Addison, Joel Eriksson Ek, and Ryan Hartman, and then a...

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