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The Minnesota Wild Importance Rankings Explained

Over the course of the next month, leading up to the opening of training camp, I’ll be taking a look at a list of 30 players who will likely play some role with the club over the course of the 2014/15 season. 570 more words

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Fanspeak: Gaborik voted greatest player in Wild franchise history

This summer, NBC Sports’ social media team is conducting the #NHLGreatest initiative, designed for fans to choose the best player in each franchise’s history. Balloting was conducted through three platforms — Facebook, Twitter and Instagram — with thousands of votes being cast. 243 more words

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Five notable numbers from the 2013-14 Wild season

54.3 — The average number of shots in a Wild game. Only New Jersey games (52.3) averaged fewer. In contrast, Senators games averaged 67.5 shots, the most in the NHL. 387 more words

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Going home: Wild sign Vanek -- three years, $19.5 million

Thomas Vanek’s long-running desire to return home has come true.

The Minnesota Wild have signed the 30-year-old Austrian forward to a three-year, $19.5 million deal… 161 more words

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Season in Review: Charlie Coyle

Over the course of the next month, Konopkaesque will review each player who suited up for the Wild this season, with a few exceptions. 1) They had to play at least ten games during the season and/or playoffs (sorry, Brett Bulmer, Carson McMillan and John Curry) and 2) they had to finish the season as part of the organization, which ironically excludes the man for whom this blog is named, among others.  490 more words

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