The Minnesota Wild ice hockey team competes in the National Hockey League (NHL). Formed in 2000, the Wild are one of the newest teams in the league, and they have had mixed success. However, they have had some success recently, and this has led to them being in the playoffs for the first time in six years.
The Wild play their home games at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. The arena has a capacity of 18,000, and it is one of the newer arenas in the NHL. The team also has a practice facility, which is located in Blaine, Minnesota.
The Wild have had some inconsistent seasons, but they are currently in the playoffs. Their recent success has been due to the play of goalie Devan Dubnyk, who has led the team to a record of 38-30-10 this season. Dubnyk is a Vezina Trophy nominee, and he is one of the most consistent goalies in the league.
The Wild have also had success with their forwards. forwards Zach Parise and Jason Pominville have led the team in scoring this season. Parise has 28 goals and 50 assists, while Pominville has 21 goals and 41 assists. The Wild have also had success with their defencemen. Ryan Suter has been one of the team’s stalwarts, and he has led the team in ice time this season. Suter has 24 goals and 38 assists in 82 games this season.
The Wild will face the Dallas Stars in the first round of the playoffs. The Stars are the defending Stanley Cup champions, and they are one of the strongest teams in the league. However, the Wild are a team that is looking to make a deep playoff run, and they are capable of doing so.