The Wild Beat
Sarah McLellan is an Edmonton native. She graduated from the Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State, and covered the Coyotes for five years at the Arizona Republic before arriving at the Star Tribune in November 2017.
The Wild's last venture on the road wasn't successful, with the team losing all three games. And the circumstances have only gotten tougher
The Wild has given up 21 goals, tied for the most in the NHL.
Wild center Victor Rask will make his season debut Saturday against the Penguins.
The Wild is one of four teams in the NHL that has yet to win.
The Wild was a perfect 5-0 against the Jets last season, just the third time in franchise history the team's swept a season series of more than four games.
The Wild was limited to two goals for a second straight game, falling to 0-2 in the process.
Wild defenseman Carson Soucy will draw into Saturday's lineup, replacing Nick Seeler.
Center Eric Staal's grouping with wingers Zach Parise and Mats Zuccarello finished a combined minus-9, the worst showing in the game.
The Wild starts the 2019-20 season in a role that will become quite familiar to it over the next handful of weeks: the visiting team.
Pateryn's place on the roster will be taken by former Minnesota Duluth defenseman Carson Soucy, who was paired with Brad Hunt at practice Tuesday.
The Wild has to get to the 23-man limit by Tuesday.
Stafford was in camp on a veteran tryout basis. Mayhew led Iowa in scoring last season.
Jared Spurgeon reflected on his journey from unsigned draft pick to standout defenseman with the Wild after signing a seven-year extension.
The Wild locked up defenseman Jared Spurgeon through the 2026-27 season.
The speedy winger was acquired in a trade with Nashville during last season for Mikael Granlund.
Right winger Drew Stafford chipped in five goals and eight assists in 57 games with the Devils last season.
Louie Belpedio was drafted in the third round by the Wild in 2014 and became the first rookie in franchise history to tally two points in his debut.
The Wild addressed three of its seven restricted free agents Tuesday, re-signing Ryan Donato, Nico Sturm and Carson Soucy.
The Wild held seven picks going into Day 2 of the NHL draft in Vancouver.
Aside from some minor maneuvering (front-office shuffling and a few signings), it's been a ho-hum summer so far. That's about to change.