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Guerin Working, Dumba Takes Home Well Deserved Honor

September 9, 2020 - 2:54 PM ET

It is just a matter of time before Bill Guerin pulls the trigger on a move as he works to improve the Wild roster. His mission to try and find a productive center is well documented. I am not one to call his quest a search for a number 1 center as that is quite difficult in this off-season. T...

Bjugstad Comes Home As Guerin Swings Deal With Pens

September 11, 2020 - 8:52 PM ET

Guerin makes another move with his former team acquiring Nick Bjugstad for a conditional 2020-21 draft pick. Pittsburgh will retain half of Bjugstad's $4 1 million cap hit on a contract that expires at the end of the 20-21 season. A low risk potentially high reward move to get the Minnesota...

Brodin Locked Up for 7 More Years

September 15, 2020 - 2:30 PM ET

Bill Guerin announced today that the Wild have inked Jonas Brodin to a 7 year extension worth $42M ($6M AAV). Brodin was set to become a UFA at the end of the 20-21 season and it was expected that Guerin would be looking to move one of either Brodin or Matt Dumba this off-season due to the upcomi...

Staal to Buffalo....

September 16, 2020 - 6:31 PM ET

The dominoes are falling into some sort of place... Eric Staal to Buffalo for Marcus Johansson What is Guerin's next move More to come......

Wild Bid Farewell to KapFinn

September 18, 2020 - 2:02 PM ET

The news today just confirmed what we have known for quite some time, that the only full time captain in Wild history, Mikko Koivu will not be returning. Bill Guerin made that official today. Koivu has been a warrior, ultra competitor and leader to all that played, coached, and worked with him. H...