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.


Wild visit Kings for their season's penultimate game

The Wild finish their road trip with a shot at revenge against Los Angeles.


Wild's scoring was top heavy, but balance wasn't there

Kirill Kaprizov, Joel Eriksson Ek and Matt Boldy did most of the heavy lifting among the forwards.


Wild rout Sharks 6-2 behind mish-mash lineup of veterans and prospects

Liam Ohgren scored his first goal, Jesper Wallstedt made 27 saves and Kirill Kaprizov scored twice to give him 44 goals on the season.


What went wrong for the Wild this season? A little bit of everything.

The Wild's chief Central Division foes were faster, stronger and more skilled. As a result, the season comes to an end without a trip to the playoffs.


Despite loss in Vegas, 'Dream come true' for Wild's Ohgren

The rookie from Sweden made his NHL debut Friday night as a disappointing Wild season draws to a close.


Wallstedt to make third NHL start as Wild visit Sharks

Wild goalie Jesper Wallstedt will make his third NHL start looking to follow his 24-save shutout of Chicago last weekend.


Liam Ohgren will make NHL debut for Wild tonight vs. Vegas

The Golden Knights are still fighting for a playoff spot but have been playing poorly in recent games.


Being a spoiler is best Wild can do in season's final games

A steep tumble over the last few weeks has left the Wild out of the NHL postseason for only the second time in the last 12 years.


Wild eliminated from playoff chase after thrashing by Avalanche

The Wild finally ran out of chances to salvage their season by losing again to Colorado. Kirill Kaprizov kept scoring, but little else went well for Minnesota.


Prank war between Fleury, ex-Wild teammate Duhaime reaches truce

It started with quips about Wild goalie Marc-Andre Fleury being advanced in age and ended with former teammate and current Avalanche forward Brandon Duhaime's car missing tires and buried in dirt.