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Hockey Wilderness

Wilderness Walk: NHL faces several COVID-19 closures

Photo by Patrick Gorski/Icon Sportswire via Your daily dose of Wild news, along with other interesting stories from around the NHL. That’s Wild A lot of Wild stuff happened this weekend, so it’s my job to get you all caught up. First, some terrible news as top prospect Marco Rossi is out indefinitely with an upper-body injury. [Hockey Wilderness] During Friday night’s scrimmage, new Minnesota forward Marcus Johansson suffered an unfortunate injury. [Hockey Wilderness] Following in the footsteps of other teams around the league, the Wild announced that their...

Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Marco Rossi's Wild debut on hold after injury at world junior tournament

The team announced Sunday that Marco Rossi is out indefinitely with an upper-body injury, an issue the Wild learned of when Rossi reported to Minnesota after competing in the IIHF World Junior Championship.

Winging It In Motown

Quick Hits: The Wrapping up the Central Preview Edition

Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via In Red Wings Land Detroit Red Wings predictions: Steps forward in rebuild vital in 2021 Our Free Press sports writers share their thoughts on how the Detroit Red Wings' season will shake out: Nothing really surprising here, but the Red - White scrimmage hadn’t happened by the time I put this together. Around the NHL Rossi out indefinitely for Wild with upper-body injury Marco Rossi is out indefinitely for the Minnesota Wild with an upper-body injury. Wild coach Dean Evason said Sunday he doesn't know how long the 19-year-old forward...

The Hockey Writers

Prospects News & Rumors: Savage, Coronato & Rossi

Red Savage grabs his first career United States National Development Team Program (USNTDP) hat trick in a big win. Chicago Steel forward Matthew Coronato extends his impressive point streak to start the season and Minnesota Wild top prospect Marco Rossi is out indefinitely with an injury. Savage Grabs Hat Trick For USNTDP Red Savage, son […] The post Prospects News & Rumors: Savage, Coronato & Rossi appeared first on The Hockey Writers.       

Hockey Wilderness

Marco Rossi out indefinitely with upper-body injury

Photo by Codie McLachlan/ The Wild’s 2020 first-round pick has arrived in Minnesota after the World Juniors and is nursing an injury. After representing his country at the 2021 World Junior Championship in Edmonton, Minnesota Wild top prospect Marco Rossi had to go into a crucial seven-day quarantine before participating in any training camp activities this week. Unfortunately, it looks like he’ll be out of the action for a little while longer. On the day of the final team scrimmage before the season opener on Jan. 14 against the Los Angeles Kings, the Wild...

Sportsnet.ca

Wild rookie forward Marco Rossi out indefinitely with upper-body injury

Minnesota Wild rookie forward Marco Rossi, the ninth pick in the 2020 NHL Draft, will be sidelined indefinitely due to an upper-body injury. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.

Montreal Gazette

Jack Todd: Habs and Bruins in Stanley Cup final in July?

It’s going to be wild, woolly and as rough as Derek Sanderson on a Monday morning in 1972. It’s the 2021 NHL season. There are going to be injuries, postponed games, cancelled practices, star players quarantined in hotel rooms while taxi-squad no-hopers take their place and enough coaching frustration to make our old friend Claude Julien lose that magnificent mane. In Canada, at least, the unique format...

Stanley Cup of Chowder

Morning Skate: Laid up

Photo by Bill Smith/NHLI via A few big names on the shelf already. It is Wednesday, my dudes. The second-last day of 2020! Training camp is just hours away for a few teams, but so far, some of the biggest news in NHL circles has been who ISN’T playing this coming season. Henrik Lundqvist’s bombshell about needing open heart surgery was wild, then it was announced yesterday that Jonathan Toews of the Chicago Blackhawks will be out indefinitely with an unidentified illness/ailment. Toss in the fact that Kirby Dach broke his wrist at the World Juniors and the...

Hockey Wilderness

Guerin doesn’t envision any last-minute signings or tryouts

Photo by Erin Loughrey/NHLI via Your daily dose of Wild news, along with other interesting stories from around the NHL. That’s Wild On Monday, Minnesota Wild GM Bill Guerin held his first media availability since the league’s official announcement of a 56-game regular season starting on Jan. 13. He made sure to mention that the current roster is going to be the one heading into camp on Jan. 3. He also gave us an update on Mat Zuccarello’s injury. Doing a Zoom with GM Bill Guerin, he says this is the roster heading into #mnwild camp. Doesn't envision any...

Hockey Wilderness

Helmet ads are coming

Photo by Andy Devlin/NHLI via Your daily dose of Wild news, along with other interesting stories from around the NHL. That’s Wild In case you missed it, Kaprizov is here in Minnesota loving life. Just vibes. [Hockey Wilderness] The Minnesota Wild unfortunately lost some goaltending depth when Alex Stalock suffered an upper-body injury, putting him out indefinitely. But they snatched up Andrew Hammond as a free agent to fill some depth. [Hockey Wilderness] Off the trail... According to Sports Business Daily, the NHL Board of Governors could approve helmet ads for...

Neiderreiter notches hat trick against Sabres in return from injury

Nino Neiderreiter got injured before the Christmas break and returned to the lineup in style, scoring a hat trick for the Wild against the Sabres.

Zucker on charitable efforts, recovering from surgery for successful season with Wild

Jason Zucker joined Jeff Marek to talk about his success with the Wild so far, why he’s donating $1,600 per goal to charity, and what it was like coming back from surgery.

Wild plagued by early season injuries

HC at Noon panel discuss the woes of an injury ridden Minnesota Wild team, and how Bruce Boudreau will overcome the challenge.