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Wild's Boudreau among owners of new Twin Cities junior hockey team

Wild coach Bruce Boudreau is now majority owner of a junior hockey team.

The Tier III expansion team is based in Coon Rapids and will debut its 44-game schedule at home Sept. 22. The Wild coach will attend tryouts this weekend.

Q&A: New Wild winger Marcus Foligno has good genes

FILE - In this March 28, 2017, file photo, Buffalo Sabres forward Marcus Foligno carries the puck against the Columbus Blue Jackets during an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio. Marcus Foligno has left the leap behind in Buffalo. That doesn�t mean his offensive production can�t or won�t continue to rise in Minnesota. Coming off a career-high 13 goals for the Sabres last season, the soon-to-be-26-year-old was acquired in a trade earlier this summer to bring some needed grit and strength to the left wing position. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon, File)

Foligno learned a lot (physically and mentally) from his dad's NHL playing days.


Wild's new forward Foligno: 'I'm excited to win and be a winner'

New Wild winger Marcus Foligno has been a part of six Buffalo teams — all of which missed the playoffs. That's one reason he's excited about coming to Minnesota.


'Our hearts are dropped'; Teen who signed 'contract' with Wild dies

Seventeen-year-old Carter Casey was honored by the Wild in March and inspired people throughout his hometown of Breckenridge.


Q&A: Ex-Gophers hockey player Kloos took 'no shortcuts' to pros

Lakeville's Justin Kloos signed with the Wild as a college free agent in March following his final season with the Gophers.


Poll: Who is the best TV play-by-play announcer for a Minnesota pro team?


'It got a little crazy.' Fans flock to see Guentzel and the Stanley Cup

The earliest-arriving fan drove from Duluth and got to Woodbury at midnight — 13 hours early — to be first in line to get a picture with Guentzel


No, it's not coincidence Wild went so young with two top draft picks

In last month's NHL draft, the Wild spent two of their top picks on players who were among the youngest eligible to be taken. It wasn't just a random move.


Poll: Who is the best Twin Cities pro team radio play-by-play announcer?


Hill-Murray's Guentzel bringing Stanley Cup to hometown Woodbury

Hill-Murray alumnus Jake Guentzel, the Pittsburgh Penguins rookie who helped his team win the NHL championship last month, is brining the Stanley Cup to town for a day.


On the Wild: Russo's offseason primer and current depth chart

Hockey writer Michael Russo is leaving town for a few weeks, so here's a look ahead at some things that may happen as well as a current look at the Wild roster.


Scandella 'all ears' as he heads to Buffalo and coach Housley

Marco Scandella, the second-longest tenured Wild player until being traded, said he's looking forward to playing for Hall of Fame defenseman Phil Housley in Buffalo.


Scandella lauds Minnesota, says 'I understand why the trade happened'

Former Wild defenseman Marco Scandella says he'll cherish his time in Minnesota, but is excited about the new chapter about to begin with the Buffalo Sabres.


Wild turning attention to signing restricted free agents Granlund, Neiderreiter

Mikael Granlund and Nino Niederreiter, both coming off career years, have filed for salary arbitration. Their salaries will have an impact on other moves the Wild can make.


Wild prospect Greenway returning to Boston U rather than turning pro

Greenway hopes to lead the Terriers to a national championship and represent the United States in the 2018 Winter Olympics.


Russian team official on Wild's Kaprizov: 'He will stay in Russia for next 3 years'

The three-year delay is a big blow to the Wild's prospect pool.


Get ready, hockey fans: Da Beauty League returns to Edina

The 4-on-4 league full of local NHL stars and elite amateurs begins Wednesday with all eyes set on the John Scott Cup.


Poll: Which of the recent trades do you like more?


Wild's Mikael Granlund files for arbitration

One day after Nino Niederreiter filed, the Wild's leading scorer of last season did the same.