Minnesota Wild

3rd Central | 1-0
  • Goals For
    213 GF
  • Goals Against
    204 GA
  • Power Play %
    18.5 PP%
  • Penalty Kill %
    77.9 PK%
  • Penalty Mins
    545 PIM
  • Training Camp Day 3 Recap
    Die By The Blade

    Training Camp Day 3 Recap

    Sunday was the last day of the Buffalo Sabres training camp before the team headed out to State College, PA for their first preseason game tonight against the Minnesota Wild. White beats Gold in comeback win In the last scrimmage, Johan Larsson and Kyle Okposo got the Gold team up 2-0 early, but White mounted a comeback to steal the win with goals from Brian Gionta, and two for Nicolas Deslauriers. The winner came from a De-Lo tip on a low point shot from Erik Burgdoerfer. (Scrimmage team lineups here) Franson’s vision issues Defenseman Cody Franson has been living a nightmare after a hard hit into the boards by Columbus Blue Jackets Scott Hartnell back in February. “Every time I’d turn I’d get

  • Jason Zucker and the myth of being a two-way player
    Hockey Wilderness

    Jason Zucker and the myth of being a two-way player

    Jason Zucker was one of the most highly anticipated players heading into the 2015-16 season, and for good reason. The previous year saw him tally 21 goals in just 51 games and his 1.59 goals per 60 minutes at 5-v-5 was the second highest mark for a skater with over 500 minutes of ice time. With a little more ice time and better luck with health Zucker was poised to shine in a pivotal contract year. At least that was the hope, but reality proved to be much harsher for the 24-year-old California native. Health might have been on his side, but production most definitely was not. In 71 games he managed just 13 goals, dropping his 5-v-5 goals for per 60 minutes down to 0.70. The speedy winger, who