Wild History

The ninth installment in this series has arrived after previously looking at how the Minnesota Wild did in their first eight drafts. If you missed any of them or want a refresher, you can find those recaps below: The Wild finished the 2007-08 NHL season with a 44-28-10 record, which was good enough to win the Northwest
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The State of Hockey… What does it mean? Where does it come from? It’s hardly a secret that Minnesota has long been a hockey Mecca. The first hockey teams in Minnesota were formed a couple of decades before Henry Ford’s Model-T changed the world. The University of Minnesota first organized a hockey team in 1895 and
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Jan. 22 is a very eventful date in the history of the National Hockey League. It has given us everything from big personal milestones, great goaltending and even a pair of games played under very odd circumstances. Let’s buckle for our daily trip through time and look back at the best this date has had
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Oct. 18 has seen some memorable victories in National Hockey League history, including the first for two expansion teams. There were also plenty of personal milestones reached including first goals, first shutouts and even a very important first professional contract. A Foursome of Historic Wins The third time was the charm for the Philadelphia Flyers.
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This date has provided us with two big international games during the 1970s, with mixed results for Team Canada. Also, another talented class of National Hockey League greats was inducted into the Hall of Fame and a new franchise hired its first general manager. Soviet Union Strikes First The infamous Summit Series between the Soviet
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The 4th of July is usually reserved for fireworks in the sky in the United States. However, there have been plenty of fireworks in the form of big trades and free-agent signings on this date throughout National Hockey League history. A Swap of Hall of Famers On July 4, 1994, the Calgary Flames and St.
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