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.

For NHL, drafting as usual won't fly amid coronavirus pandemic

The 2020 NHL draft was scheduled for June 26-27 in Montreal, but it was postponed because of ongoing uncertainty. The location, timing and format of the draft (and draft lottery) have yet to be announced.

Parise on Wild's playoff push: 'We liked the direction we were going'

After the worst start in team history, Saturday was to have been the regular season finale for the Wild, a game that might have decided whether it made the playoffs.

With NHL playoffs on ice, Wild's Parise puts focus on family

Since the NHL paused its season nearly three weeks ago, Zach Parise has focused on family — a point hammered home during video call with three others from the Central Division.

Wild's Fiala keeps training in anticipation of season's resumption

Amid the coronavirus shutdown, the breakout winger is working like there's a season to finish.

NHL doesn't anticipate need to abbreviate 2020-21 season

But no decisions have been reached about how, or if, this season will conclude.

Minnesota teams step up to aid arena workers affected by lack of games

Professional sports teams in the Twin Cities moved to help assist employees who will be out of work during the shutdown because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Wild GM Guerin: 'We just want everybody to take care of themselves'

When self-quarantine ends, and depending on developments related to the coronavirus pandemic, the NHL will consider opening team facilities to players in small groups.

Joints near Xcel Energy Center aren't jumpin' without Wild games

Sunday night was supposed to be the next make-or-break game for the Wild and its playoff hopes. But the only activity outside Gate 1 of the X was traffic cruising by the arena.

Idle Wild staying prepared for whatever resumption of season brings

Team had hot scorer and high playoff hopes — and both could become moot.

NHL players encouraged to 'self-quarantine' by league

By self-quarantining, the NHL believes players will be able to determine if they become sick, reduce the risk of passing the sickness on and minimize exposure within the community to others who are sick.