| Mar 3, 2013
| 8:48 PM
The small-market Minnesota Wild made the biggest splash in last summer's free-agency market by signing winger Zach Parise and defenseman Ryan Suter to identical 13-year, $98-million contracts. They immediately became symbols of the long, salary-cap-minimizing deals NHL owners freely handed out and then insisted be banished. The new collective bargaining agreement limits contracts to seven years, except for eight years when a team re-signs its free agent.
| Nov 26, 2013
| 6:35 PM
ST. PAUL, Minn. Despite the fact that the Minnesota Wild is about to embark on its toughest stretch of games so far this season without one of its best players, the team felt it "dodged a bullet" Tuesday when it was determined leading scorer Zach Parise...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 10:32 PM
NEW YORK -- In the 21st century, it’s all about technology. But Chuck Fletcher likes to keep things simple.
That’s why the Wild general manager rarely goes anywhere without his trusty black Cambridge notepad.
Inside, Fletcher keeps all...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Don't blink, because you just might miss what few splashes are anticipated to take place in NHL free agency.
After Nashville Predators defenseman Ryan Suter and potentially New Jersey Devils captain Zach Parise, the list of marquee players expected to...