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.


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.


'This is on me.' Leipold fires GM Fenton, blames himself for bad hire

Fourteen months after he was brought on, Paul Fenton was fired by Craig Leipold. "It was a realization that our organization was a little different than what Paul was fitting into."


Minnesota Wild takes care of three of its restricted free agents: Ryan Donato, Nico Sturm and Carson Soucy

Wild must still sign likes of Eriksson Ek and Fiala.


Zuccarello: Wild was a team that 'wanted me the most'

A self-described "hockey nerd" new Wild forward Mats Zuccarello made it clear he felt coveted — a message the team was able to convey during the interview period leading up to the start of NHL free agency.


Hartman goes from Flyers to Stars to Wild in matter of days

The Wild see Hartman as someone who is hard to play against, can make life difficult on the opponent and skates as an agitator with the ability to draw penalties and swing momentum.


Wild adds Zuccarello, Hartman in free agency

The well-traveled right wingers have combined for 756 NHL games.


Wild could be in the free agency mix for Pavelski

The San Jose captain and proven scorer is likely to leave the Sharks for greener pastures.


Wild's schedule announced, season opens with three-game road trip

The Wild plays three games on the road before its home opener against Pittsburgh and then goes back on the road for three more games.