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 Jason Zucker, dealing with trade rumors, wins King Clancy Memorial Trophy

He accepted an award as a member of a Wild, but how much longer will that remain the case?


Wild GM Fenton seems aimed at long-term, rather than quick fix

Our North Score Sunday debate looks at what the Wild needs to do now that the NHL offseason has officially arrived.


GM Fenton wants to sign Spurgeon, not trade him

Jared Spurgeon, 29, is entering the final year of a four-year, $20.75 million contract. GM Paul Fenton talked about the defenseman's future in the context of next week's NHL draft.


Wild reunion: Coyle, Niederreiter primed to battle for Stanley Cup berth

The former Wild teammates are on opposite sides in the best-of-seven series between Boston and Carolina that guarantees one of them plays for the Stanley Cup.


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.