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Hockey Wilderness Jul 13, 2018
Wilderness Walk: Zach Attack Healthy as a Horse

Wilderness Walk: Zach Attack Healthy as a Horse

Zach Parise is cleared to fully train for the upcoming season, update on Ryan Suter’s recovery, trade talk, free agency, and much more in today’s loaded Walk. Happy Friyay! Thursday was an unexpected busy day during the “dog days” of the offseason. One of the Wild’s Central Division rivals, the Chicago Blackhawks traded Marian Hossa’s contract to the Arizona Coyotes to free up an estimated $4.5 million in cap space. Another Central Division team made some noise as well, as the Winnipeg Jets locked up Vezina Trophy runner-up Connor Hellebuyck for 6 years, carrying a cap hit of...
Hockey Wilderness Jul 6, 2018
Better Know a Trade Target: Andreas Athanasiou

Better Know a Trade Target: Andreas Athanasiou

In what may or may not be the start of an infrequent series, let’s look at what Andreas Athanasiou can bring to the Minnesota Wild General Manager Paul Fenton is determined to tweak the core of a Minnesota Wild team that has made the playoffs for the past six seasons in an attempt to find a mix of players that can help this team make a real playoff run before the Zach Parise and Ryan Suter contracts slowly strangle this team. Unless the Wild surprise us all and land Erik Karlsson, the sort of trades Fenton will be executing has to be a series of smaller moves of acquiring undervalued or...

What's in a number? Why the contracts Zach Parise, Ryan Suter received from the Wild are 13 years

Six years ago, the Wild signed winger Zach Parise and defenseman Ryan Suter to 13-year, $98 million contracts.
Hockey Wilderness Jul 4, 2018
Only 7 More Years to Go for Parise and Suter...

Only 7 More Years to Go for Parise and Suter...

For Wild fans, 4th of July is a time of celebration and maybe a little regret. Ryan Suter and Zach Parise changed the landscape with one pen and $196 million dollars Do you remember where you were on July 4th, 2012? I certainly do. Unfortunately, there hasn’t been a lot of those moments in Wild history. It was a hot and humid day. Muggy, as we Minnesotans like to call it. I was headed through St. Paul to a friend’s house, because they had better A/C. Suddenly, the news came through. Zach Parise and Ryan Suter were signed by the Minnesota Wild. I instantly called my brother and yelled...
Hockey Wilderness Jul 1, 2018
Wilderness Walk: Free Agency

Wilderness Walk: Free Agency

If you’re on Twitter, you likely already know where at least a few free agents are signing, and, for several of them, you may even know their AAVs already as well. But while we know Greg Pateryn is likely to sign with the Minnesota Wild already, there are still many other free agents out there who will sign with new teams today. Wild News Wild place Tyler Ennis on waivers to start buyout process | Pioneer Press “After an up-and-down, one-year relationship, the Wild have cut ties with winger Tyler Ennis.” Six years later, Wild still banking on returns with Zach Parise, Ryan Suter |...

Six years later, Wild still banking on returns with Zach Parise, Ryan Suter

It felt like Christmas in July in the summer of 2012 when the Wild revealed the two signings that would change the franchise's direction.

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