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Hockey Wilderness Nov 1, 2017
Nino Niederreiter’s return ends the Minnesota Wild’s excuses

Nino Niederreiter’s return ends the Minnesota Wild’s excuses

With Niederreiter’s return, Minnesota is now reasonably healthy. They need to start playing like it. Minnesota’s early-season injury apocalypse produced results that, while disappointing, were predictable. Charlie Coyle, Mikael Granlund, Nino Niederretier, and Zach Parise have all missed large chunks of the season. If you’re scoring at home, that’s 4 of the their 5 best wingers. So it may come as no surprise to anyone that the Minnesota Wild ended October dead last in the Central Division. Fortunately, Minnesota has some things going for them. They are 4 points behind a tie for...
Hockey Wilderness Oct 30, 2017
Parise is No Longer the Centerpiece of the Wild’s Offense

Parise is No Longer the Centerpiece of the Wild’s Offense

Parise belongs on the third line once he recovers from back surgery. Zach Parise’s recent back surgery guarantees that the Minnesota Wild will be without the feisty left winger for about two months. In the meantime, expect other guys to step up to fill the gap left by Parise’s absence like Jason Zucker (on the power play), Luke Kunin, Marcus Foligno, and Tyler Ennis. Head coach Bruce Boudreau doesn’t seem like he’s exactly landed on his lines just yet, but these four are all arguable seeing at least some extra ice time due to Parise being unavailable. All four will be looking to...
Eyes On Isles Oct 26, 2017

New York Islanders Power Play Sinks Woes vs Wild (Highlights)

The New York Islanders power play was pitiful again and led them straight to a 6-4 defeat on Thursday against the Minnesota Wild. The Wild came into this game missing both Zach Parise and Nino Niederreiter I felt good about the New York Islanders chances. That feeling was immediately erased. The Wild came out dominating. […] New York Islanders Power Play Sinks Woes vs Wild (Highlights) - Eyes On Isles - Eyes On Isles - A New York Islanders Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
St. Paul Pioneer Press Oct 24, 2017
Say goodbye to Wild’s Zach Parise until Christmas at least

Say goodbye to Wild’s Zach Parise until Christmas at least

After weeks of trying to resolve his back issues on his own, Wild winger Zach Parise underwent successful back surgery Tuesday morning to remove a herniated disk, the team announced in a 34-word press release. Parise, 33, is expected to miss another 8 to 10 weeks, according to the team, meaning he won’t return until sometime shortly […]
FOX Sports Oct 24, 2017

Wild star Parise has back surgery, out 8-10 weeks

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Minnesota Wild left wing Zach Parise will miss at least two more months, after undergoing surgery on his lower back.
FOX Sports Oct 24, 2017
Wild's Parise undergoes back surgery, will miss 8-10 weeks

Wild's Parise undergoes back surgery, will miss 8-10 weeks

Minnesota Wild forward Zach Parise underwent successful microdisectomy surgery on Tuesday morning.
Hockey Wilderness Oct 24, 2017
Wilderness Walk - Empty Calories Edition

Wilderness Walk - Empty Calories Edition

Your daily source for puck news in the State of Hockey Guys! Gals! Something weird is about to happen. The Minnesota Wild actually play a game tonight after only having 2 days off. What the deuce!?!? That’s right, tonight the Wild welcome the Vancouver Canucks and the Sedin twins back to the X for a friendly match of the ice hockey. Unlike games in Vancouver, tonight’s tilt will start at a reasonable hour locally, so we should all be able to get tucked into bed without much fuss. Some potential backbreaking news below regarding Zach Parise which if you ask me is kind of a blessing in...
St. Paul Pioneer Press Oct 23, 2017
Source: Wild winger Zach Parise expected to have back surgery

Source: Wild winger Zach Parise expected to have back surgery

Wild winger Zach Parise is expected to have back surgery, a team source told the Pioneer Press. Parise has not played in a game this season as he has continued to deal with the injury. He was cleared for full contact two weeks ago after practicing intermittently with the team throughout training camp. Parise appeared on […]

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