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.

Kahkonen officially Wild's No. 2 goalie, but says he'll keep working at it

"I feel confident," Wild goalie Kaapo Kahkonen said. "I felt good about my game. I feel like I belong [in] the NHL.

Greenway gets an assist from Cole's stick on breakaway goal vs. Coyotes

After making a pitstop at the bench to scoop up a new stick, which happened to belong to teammate Ian Cole, Jordan Greenway scored on a breakaway Friday against the Coyotes.

Wild's 5-1 victory in Arizona more than a highlight-reel show

A nifty no-look pass stood out on Friday night in Glendale as the energy of Kirill Kaprizov's line helped the Wild end a two-game skid.

Parise returns to Wild lineup; Evason says they had 'great meeting'

Zach Parise's return after being a healthy scratch in Wednesday's game won't be the only change after the 5-1 loss to Vegas.

Who is that guy? Foligno scores his way out of role player label

Marcus Foligno is driving the Wild's offense so far on this four-game road trip, which is way different from what was expected of him when he first joined the team.

Can Wild keep up as schedule gets more challenging?

Before losing twice to first-place Vegas, the Wild had mostly played against the clubs projected to finish lower than it in the standings.

Wild loses 5-1, shows it has work to do after getting swept in Vegas

"We can't get sidetracked with these tough losses," winger Marcus Foligno said. "We gotta understand that we're a great hockey team."

Parise on being scratched: 'I don't agree with the decision'

The Wild made Zach Parise a healthy scratch for the first time because of his play, most notably a botched shift in the 5-4 overtime loss on Monday.

Kaprizov's hot start means Wild gets a thrill from 'Dollar Bill Kirill"

One practice. That's all it took for Nick Bjugstad to realize his new Wild teammate Kirill Kaprizov wasn't another run-of-the-mill hockey player.

Top line shut down but balanced scoring continues fueling Wild

For the first time in six games, the Wild's most dangerous line of late came up empty-handed in the 5-4 overtime loss to the Golden Knights.