"I would like to thank Mike for the hard work and dedication he provided behind the bench for the Minnesota Wild organization and wish him the best in the future," Fletcher said in a statement released by the team.
Owner Craig Leipold declined to comment. Fletcher was scheduled to speak with reporters on Sunday morning. There was no immediate word from the Wild about who would take over and whether there would be further dismissals from the staff, which includes assistants Rick Wilson, Darryl Sydor, Darby Hendrickson and
John Torchetti is the head coach of the Iowa Wild, the team's
Participating in his usual postgame news conference, Yeo was asked about his status after the loss that dropped the Wild to 3-12-4 in their last 19 games. That's the the NHL's worst record in 2016.
"You can't lose every game and expect to think that there's not going to be changes," Yeo said.