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.
"That's not a strong point for us," Gm Bill Guerin said of the team's uncertain goaltending position. Mason had been with the Wild through six coaches and for 18 seasons.
The months of uncertainty, a second edition of training camp and then relocating to a bubble in Edmonton -- all of that could end up culminating in just four games for the Wild.
Teams that win the third contest in a best-of-five after splitting the first two are 21-7 all-time in the series.
Teams that go up 2-0 in a best-of-five series are 55-1 all-time in the NHL. Will the Wild push Vancouver into that deep hole tonight in Edmonton?
Micheal Ferland, who fought Marcus Foligno early in the game, speared Ryan Hartman midway through the third period after Luke Kunin grabbed Ferland's stick while on the Wild bench.
Puck drop on Game 1 between the Wild and Canucks is 9:30 p.m. Central Time.
The Wild beat writer for the Star Tribune had to serve a 14-day quarantine before she could cover the NHL postseason in her hometown.
Sarah McLellan is so ready to leave the Edmonton hotel room where's she's been quarantined. She's already planned her Saturday and her Sunday is planned for her: "I have a Wild game to cover."
Make no mistake, I am still looking forward to waking up Saturday morning and stepping outside my room for the first time in two weeks. But quarantine hasn't really been that bad.
Being sequestered is preparing hockey writer Sarah McLellan for the challenges she'll face at Rogers Center in Edmonton covering games for the first time in months.
Exhibition action starts today, the first time a live NHL game will happen since March 11. The Wild and Edmonton play Wednesday, a game that Sarah McLellan will watch from quarantine iat her hotel.
Wild beat writer Sarah McLellan has only a few more days left of her 14-day quarantine. She'll still spend most of her time in an Edmonton hotel room, but is planning a run for staples of her Canadian childhood.
Two big suitcases and a large duffel bag were a key for Wild hockey writer Sarah McLellan, who is in the second week of a 14-day quarantine in Edmonton.
The Wild beat writer for the Star Tribune is serving a 14-day quarantine before she can cover the NHL postseason in her hometown.
To end her first week of quarantine in an Edmonton hotel room, hockey writer Sarah McLellan treats us to leftover pizza, a Ukrainian feast and other highlights of her day.
Being a fan is about having something to look forward to and believe in and rally around with others who feel the same way. That's something NHL writer Sarah McLellan loves about sports.
On Day 5 of her 14 days of confinement in an Edmonton hotel room, Star Tribune hockey writer Sarah McLellan rediscovered one of the treats from her Canadian childhood.
Without fans, the NHL's return is going to sound completely different than what we're used to hearing. NHL hockey writer Sarah McLellan thinks about that in the silence of her Edmonton hotel room.
Fox Sports North will carry every game in the Wild's qualifying-round matchup against Vancouver that starts Aug.2 in Edmonton.
The Wild's beat writer for the Star Tribune, Sarah McLellan, is serving a 14-day quarantine before she can cover the NHL postseason in Edmonton, the city where she was born.