Minnesota Wild

5th Central | 0-0
  • Goals For
    213 GF
  • Goals Against
    204 GA
  • Power Play %
    18.5 PP%
  • Penalty Kill %
    77.9 PK%
  • Penalty Mins
    545 PIM
  • ABC News

    New Las Vegas Club Has Edge Over NHL's 2000 Expansion Teams

    With the new franchise's prospects on the ice in front of them at the team's first rookie camp, Minnesota Wild general manager Doug Risebrough sat down next to director of hockey operations Tom Lynn and asked for an initial assessment. The good news was veteran coach Jacques Lemaire looked energized in his return to the NHL bench for the 2000-01 season. The bad? "Well, he's got the best shot out there," Lynn quipped to Risebrough. Such was the state of a first-year team, pieced together with experienced players the rest of the league didn't need and newbies with largely unfulfilled potential. The Wild that season had plenty of "Casey Stengel moments," Lynn's label in reference to the manager

  • ProHockeyTalk

    Sharks re-sign Hertl — two years, $6 million

    Tomas Hertl has parlayed a solid campaign into a nice payday — on Wednesday, the Sharks inked him to a two-year, $6 million extension. The deal, first reported by TSN, carries a $3M average annual cap hit. It comes at the conclusion of Hertl’s entry-level deal, so it’s bridge contract, but does represent a nice raise for the former 17th overall pick. Hertl had a very strong ’15-16 campaign in San Jose, finding good chemistry on the club’s top line next to Joe Thornton and Joe Pavelski. Fittingly, he finished with career highs in goals (21) and points (46), and was a terrific performer in the playoffs. Prior to getting knocked out of the Stanley Cup Final with a knee injury, Hertl had six goals