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 winger Zucker is King Clancy Award finalist

Jason Zucker was also a finalist last season, when the award was shared by Vancouver's Sedin twins. It's given for "leadership qualities on and off the ice and significant humanitarian contribution to his community."


NHL rookie line helped Iowa Wild reach AHL playoffs for first time

The arrival of Ryan Donato, Jordan Greenway and Luke Kunin to the Iowa Wild after the Minnesota Wild's season was over led to the AHL team's late surge.


Wild's scoring leaders dropped off but vow to 'come back ready to go'

Jason Zucker, Eric Staal and Zach Parise hope to improve their outputs next season after missing the playoffs in 2019.


Boudreau gets vote of confidence; Parise finished year with broken foot

The Wild missed the playoffs for the first time in seven seasons, and players were realistic as they cleaned out their lockers. "We've got a lot of work to do," said winger Zach Parise.


Wild will retool on fly when Koivu, Dumba return

After being shut out 11 times, the team must figure out a way to score more goals.


Wild dismiss Brunette from player personnel job

Andrew Brunette, director of player personnel for the Wild, was an assistant general manager under GM Chuck Fletcher before Fletcher lost his job a year ago.


Wild a long shot to move up from 11th NHL lottery spot

After finishing with 83 points, 11th among the clubs in the lottery, the Wild has a 3 percent chance of landing the top pick.


Wild's Brown arrested on suspicion of public intoxication

J.T. Brown appeared in 56 games for the Wild, scoring three goals. He was arrested early Saturday in Dallas on suspicion of public intoxication, according to police documents.


Wild's late collapse was neither sudden nor without warning

Injuries, trades and a frustrating lack of scoring were harbingers of a slide that left the Wild out of the postseason for the first time in seven years.


More change is a given for Wild: 'What we have is not working.'

The Wild could have more than $18 million in space to utilize during this longer-than-usual offseason that begins this week with no playoffs.