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.


Evason finalist for NHL coach of the year award

The Wild is now up for four NHL awards, the most nominations the team has received in a season.


Wild names Ray Shero senior adviser to the general manager

During the early stages of a critical offseason, the Wild bolstered its front office by bringing in longtime executive Ray Shero.


Dumba one of three finalists for NHL's Masterton Award

The Wild defenseman is a finalist for the honor that recognizes perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey.


What's next for the Wild: A player-by-player breakdown

A look at where every player on the roster stands going into the 2021-22 season.


Wild's Jared Spurgeon named a finalist for Lady Byng Trophy

The award recognizes sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct combined with a high standard of playing ability.


Guerin: Parise still fits with Wild, but 'we're here to win hockey games'

"This is business," GM Bill Guerin said of the drama around Zach Parise's status. "This is not personal. This is not meant to be a soap opera."


Wild's top scorers — Kaprizov, Fiala, Eriksson Ek — need new contracts

The team's top three goal scorers are up for new contracts, negotiations that will headline a unique offseason for the Wild.


No surprise: Kaprizov among three finalists for NHL's top rookie award

The 24-year-old winger led rookies with 27 goals and 51 points, totals which also led the Wild. The Calder Trophy winner will be announced later this month.


Next up for Kaprizov: NHL awards season and negotiating new contract

The NHL's probable rookie of the year lived up to the hype during his first season in Minnesota, and is already looking toward the future.


Parise ready to return to Wild despite season of demotions, uncertainty

A player with four years left on his contract doesn't usually have to make a declaration like that, but such is the reality between the Wild and one of its faces of the franchise.