Prosser, Carter, Vanek... Barker? It's not a slow news day... Cam Barker has some news. See below!
Before we get to the hockey, some big news went down yesterday. Minnesota United FC, who has led the NASL all season, had a player get called by Jürgen Klinsman to play for the US Mens' National Team. Miguel Ibarra is the first player from the modern NASL to get a call up, and he's been brilliant enough to earn the nickname Batman this season (his roommate and league-leading scorer Christian Ramirez is Superman). You can read all about Miguel HERE.
Minnesota Wild, 10,000 Lakes And A Q&A | The Hockey Writers
THW interview some guy named Joe Bouley? Never heard of him.
Wild signs Ryan Carter to one-year deal | Russo's Rants | StarTribune.com
The deal is VERY team-friendly.
Bryzgalov released from tryout; Almond, Veilleux on waivers | Russo's Rants | StarTribune.com
What this means: Jason Zucker, Stu Bickel, Matt Dumba, Christian Folin and Nate Prosser have made the opening-night roster. YAY DUMBA AND FOLIN... bickel.
Minnesota Wild Roster Set For Opening Night | Gone Puck Wild
The opening roster, with some breakdown by Dustin Nelson.
Wild Sign Forward Ryan Carter | Gone Puck Wild
ONE OF US. ONE OF US. ONE OF US.
The 2014-15 Minnesota Wild: X-Factors | The Team of 18,001
Giles misses the mark and leaves a name off the list... Tony won't be happy.
The 2014-15 Minnesota Wild: The Schedule | The Team of 18,001
Giles breaks down the Wild's schedule.
The 2014-15 Minnesota Wild: Goaltenders | The Team of 18,001
Giles looks at the goaltending last year, and what needs to happen this year.
THW's NHL Preseason Power Rankings | The Hockey Writers
Not sure I agree with these...
The Gopher Hole
Five for the drive: Top Gophers hockey players back for title chase | Star Tribune
GREAT read on the Gophers Mens' Team. READ IT.
Off the Trail
2014-15 Central Division Preview: Colorado Avalanche | Gone Puck Wild - A Minnesota Wild Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
A preview of the Colorado Avalanche's upcoming 2014-2015 season.
Blue Jackets Sign Ryan Johansen | The Hockey Writers
Johansen has signed, and James Tanner breaks down what it means for the future of the 22-year-old.
NHL Expansion Roundtable: Toronto | The Hockey Writers
Toronto is the last stop in our NHL expansion series. Does the largest city in Canada deserve another NHL franchise?
30 Players 30 Teams: The Undervalued and Overlooked | The Hockey Writers
Not sure I agree with the Wild pick, the Avalanche pick, the Blackhawks pick...