Sarah McLellan | Star Tribune
Minnesota Wild and NHL | Reporter

Sarah McLellan covers the Wild and NHL. Before joining the Star Tribune in November 2017, she spent five years covering the Coyotes for The Arizona Republic.

Born in Edmonton and raised in Arizona, Mclellan is a graduate of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.


Wild's Koivu scrimmages, could play as soon as this weekend

The captain -- who has scored 201 goals and assisted on 487 in 14 years with the Wild -- took the next step in his recovery from a February knee injury Monday.


Wild's Donato an early center of attention in camp

Ryan Donato, acquired in a trade from Boston last season, will get a look in the middle as the Wild quickly gets ready for its first preseason game.


Dumba looks up to speed in Wild's first practice

It wasn't until last month that Wild defenseman Matt Dumba finally felt back to normal after tearing his pectoral muscle in a fight last December. Friday, he finally got to show his stuff.


Fiala, Dumba, Koivu … and other training camp questions for the Wild

On the heels of a disappointing non-playoff finish, getting back to a familiar setting was a source of encouragement for the Wild, who have many questions to answer as training camp begins.


With 69 players in camp, Wild could make early roster cuts

With 13 of the first 18 games of the regular season on the road, a potentially make-or-break slate, the Wild is planning to make cuts sooner so players tasked with tackling that stretch can prepare together.


After nearly 100 games last season, Wild's Greenway eager for more

Winger Jordan Greenway and the rest of the Wild open training camp Thursday at the TRIA rink in St. Paul.


Wild's Boudreau at the fair: 'I think we're going to surprise a lot of teams'

Bruce Boudreau stopped by the Star Tribune Stage at the Minnesota State Fair on Tuesday and expressed optimism for the upcoming season despite the Wild coming off its first playoff miss in seven years.


Eriksson Ek signs new two-year deal with Wild

Restricted free agent Joel Eriksson Ek signed a two-year, $2.975 million contract with the Wild on Wednesday.


Wild tabs 'passionate' Guerin as new general manager

Bill Guerin, 48, spent the past eight years with the Penguins — three as player development coach, beginning in 2011, and the past five as assistant to general manager Jim Rutherford.


Wild gets permission to interview Hextall for GM post

In a twist, Ron Hextall was fired last season by the Flyers, who then hired former Wild GM Chuck Fletcher.