28-9-2006 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Kim Johnsson is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Pavol Demitra is looking good with 6 points in 3 games last week. Branko Radijevic is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Manny Fernandez hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Mark Parrish has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Kurtis Foster has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brent Burns has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Niklas Backstrom hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Joel Ward has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



25-9-2006 Henrik Lundqvist frustrated
Minnesota Wild goaltender Henrik Lundqvist feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Sweden, Henrik Lundqvist was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 7th round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 60 NHL games during his career, booking 2 career shutouts and allowing 139 goals. The 24 year old goaltender has played 7 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, allowing 23 goals on 196 while booking 0 shutouts.


23-9-2006 Henrik Lundqvist frustrated
Minnesota Wild goaltender Henrik Lundqvist feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Sweden, Henrik Lundqvist was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 7th round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 59 NHL games during his career, booking 2 career shutouts and allowing 136 goals. The 24 year old goaltender has played 6 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, allowing 20 goals on 176 while booking 0 shutouts.


21-9-2006 Henrik Lundqvist frustrated
Minnesota Wild goaltender Henrik Lundqvist feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Sweden, Henrik Lundqvist was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 7th round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 58 NHL games during his career, booking 2 career shutouts and allowing 135 goals. The 24 year old goaltender has played 5 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, allowing 19 goals on 155 while booking 0 shutouts.


21-9-2006 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Keith Carney is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Pavol Demitra is looking good with 4 points in 2 games last week. Marian Gaborik is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

Wes Walz has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Manny Fernandez hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Kurtis Foster has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Mattias Weinhandl has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Henrik Lundqvist has been chilly and allowed 9 goals in 2 games. Brent Burns has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Niklas Backstrom hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Joel Ward has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



17-9-2006 Nick Schultz frustrated
Minnesota Wild defenseman Nick Schultz feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Nick Schultz was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 2nd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 289 NHL games during his career, notching 15 goals and adding 36 assists along with 96 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has played 4 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 0 PIM.


16-9-2006 Dominic Moore frustrated
Minnesota Wild center Dominic Moore feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Dominic Moore was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 3rd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 87 NHL games during his career, notching 9 goals and adding 12 assists along with 28 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center has not yet played for the Minnesota Wild this season.


14-9-2006 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Marian Gaborik is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



11-9-2006 Henrik Lundqvist frustrated
Minnesota Wild goaltender Henrik Lundqvist feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Sweden, Henrik Lundqvist was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 7th round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 55 NHL games during his career, booking 2 career shutouts and allowing 124 goals. The 24 year old goaltender has played 2 games with the Minnesota Wild this season, allowing 8 goals on 50 while booking 0 shutouts.


9-9-2006 Mikko Koivu frustrated
Minnesota Wild center Mikko Koivu feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Finland, Mikko Koivu was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 64 NHL games during his career, notching 6 goals and adding 15 assists along with 40 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center has not yet played for the Minnesota Wild this season.


7-9-2006 Kurtis Foster frustrated
Minnesota Wild defenseman Kurtis Foster feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Kurtis Foster was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 2nd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 63 NHL games during his career, notching 10 goals and adding 19 assists along with 60 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Minnesota Wild this season.


7-9-2006 Mikko Koivu frustrated
Minnesota Wild center Mikko Koivu feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Finland, Mikko Koivu was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 64 NHL games during his career, notching 6 goals and adding 15 assists along with 40 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center has not yet played for the Minnesota Wild this season.


7-9-2006 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Henrik Lundqvist has been chilly and allowed 4 goals in 1 games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



6-9-2006 Branko Radijevic frustrated
Minnesota Wild left wing Branko Radijevic feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Slovakia, Branko Radijevic was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 3rd round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 238 NHL games during his career, notching 34 goals and adding 45 assists along with 183 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing is looking forward for the start of the season.


4-9-2006 Joel Ward frustrated
Minnesota Wild right wing Joel Ward feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Joel Ward, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 26 year old right wing is waiting for a good start this season.


1-9-2006 Henrik Lundqvist frustrated
Minnesota Wild goaltender Henrik Lundqvist feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Sweden, Henrik Lundqvist was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 7th round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 53 NHL games during his career, booking 2 career shutouts and allowing 116 goals. The 24 year old goaltender is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


31-8-2006 Mattias Weinhandl frustrated
Minnesota Wild left wing Mattias Weinhandl feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Sweden, Mattias Weinhandl was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 3rd round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 170 NHL games during his career, notching 18 goals and adding 36 assists along with 60 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing is expecting a good season for the team.


30-8-2006 Minnesota Wild trade
Minnesota Wild traded Pierre-Marc Bouchard and Cal Clutterbuck to New York Rangers for Sandis Ozolinsh and Henrik Lundqvist

29-8-2006 Branko Radijevic frustrated
Minnesota Wild left wing Branko Radijevic feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Slovakia, Branko Radijevic was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 3rd round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 238 NHL games during his career, notching 34 goals and adding 45 assists along with 183 penalty minutes. The 25 year old left wing is looking forward for the start of the season.


30-6-2006 Training camp preview
Minnesota Wild will arrange the annual training camp starting on September 14th. Players reporting to the training camp with either Minnesota Wild and Iowa Wild:
- Brian Rolston C
- Martin Skoula D
- Petteri Nummelin D
- Joey Tetarenko R
- Wes Walz C
- Manny Fernandez G
- Mark Parrish R
- Kim Johnsson D
- Keith Carney D
- Pavol Demitra C
- Josh Olson L
- Matt Foy R
- Curtis Murphy D
- Peter Ratchuk D
- Marian Gaborik R
- Todd White C
- Dieter Kochan G
- Wyatt Smith C
- Kurtis Foster D
- Ryan Stokes D
- Clayton Stoner D
- Nick Schultz D
- Erik Reitz D
- Adam Hall R
- Mattias Weinhandl L
- Mikko Koivu C
- Peter Olvecky L
- Stéphane Veilleux L
- Bryan Lundbohm R
- Marco Rosa C
- Jason Morgan C
- Derek Boogaard L
- Dominic Moore C
- Pierre-Marc Bouchard C
- Branko Radivojevic R
- Aaron Voros R
- Josh Harding G
- Mark Rooneem L
- Paul Albers D
- Shawn Belle D
- Danny Irmen R
- Brent Burns D
- Miroslav Kopriva G
- Niklas Backstrom G
- Ryan Hamilton L
- Roman Voloshenko L
- Mike Madill D
- Benoit Pouliot L
- Riley Emmerson D
- Colin Peters D
- Aaron Schneekloth D
- Joel Ward R
- Chris Ovington D

Players reporting out of shape:
- Kim Johnsson D
- Ryan Stokes D
- Stéphane Veilleux L
- Derek Boogaard L
- Pierre-Marc Bouchard C
- Ryan Hamilton L

Players reporting in good shape:
- Brian Rolston C
- Petteri Nummelin D
- Wes Walz C
- Keith Carney D
- Matt Foy R
- Mattias Weinhandl L
- Bryan Lundbohm R
- Aaron Schneekloth D


27-6-2006 Jacques Lemaire praises Radim Ostrcil
Minnesota Wild head coach Jacques Lemaire has praised young defenseman Radim Ostrcil in his latest interviews. Altough he seems very fond of this highly skilled youngster, he didn't want to comment on his team's strategy concerning the upcoming draft.



26-6-2006 Mikko Koivu frustrated
Minnesota Wild center Mikko Koivu feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Finland, Mikko Koivu was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 64 NHL games during his career, notching 6 goals and adding 15 assists along with 40 penalty minutes. The 23 year old center is expecting a good season for the team.


24-6-2006 Kurtis Foster frustrated
Minnesota Wild defenseman Kurtis Foster feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Kurtis Foster was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 2nd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 63 NHL games during his career, notching 10 goals and adding 19 assists along with 60 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman is looking forward for the start of the season.


24-6-2006 Nick Schultz frustrated
Minnesota Wild defenseman Nick Schultz feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Nick Schultz was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 2nd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 285 NHL games during his career, notching 15 goals and adding 35 assists along with 96 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


24-6-2006 Options to be confirmed tomorrow
The following players' contract options need to be confirmed tomorrow:


29-6-2006 Branko Radivojevic frustrated
Minnesota Wild right wing Branko Radivojevic feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Slovakia, Branko Radivojevic was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 3rd round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 238 NHL games during his career, notching 34 goals and adding 45 assists along with 183 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing is looking forward for the start of the season.


30-6-2006 Training camp preview
Minnesota Wild will arrange the annual training camp starting on September 14th. Players reporting to the training camp with either Minnesota Wild and Houston Aeros:
- Brian Rolston C
- Martin Skoula D
- Petteri Nummelin D
- Joey Tetarenko R
- Wes Walz C
- Manny Fernandez G
- Mark Parrish R
- Kim Johnsson D
- Keith Carney D
- Pavol Demitra C
- Josh Olson L
- Matt Foy R
- Curtis Murphy D
- Peter Ratchuk D
- Marian Gaborik R
- Todd White C
- Dieter Kochan G
- Wyatt Smith C
- Kurtis Foster D
- Ryan Stokes D
- Clayton Stoner D
- Nick Schultz D
- Erik Reitz D
- Adam Hall R
- Mattias Weinhandl L
- Mikko Koivu C
- Peter Olvecky L
- Stéphane Veilleux L
- Bryan Lundbohm R
- Marco Rosa C
- Jason Morgan C
- Derek Boogaard L
- Dominic Moore C
- Pierre-Marc Bouchard C
- Branko Radivojevic R
- Aaron Voros R
- Josh Harding G
- Mark Rooneem L
- Paul Albers D
- Shawn Belle D
- Danny Irmen R
- Brent Burns D
- Miroslav Kopriva G
- Niklas Backstrom G
- Ryan Hamilton L
- Roman Voloshenko L
- Mike Madill D
- Benoit Pouliot L
- Riley Emmerson D
- Colin Peters D
- Aaron Schneekloth D
- Joel Ward R
- Chris Ovington D

Players reporting out of shape:
- Joey Tetarenko R
- Wes Walz C
- Kim Johnsson D
- Keith Carney D
- Aaron Voros R
- Mark Rooneem L

Players reporting in good shape:
- Martin Skoula D
- Petteri Nummelin D
- Marian Gaborik R
- Bryan Lundbohm R
- Jason Morgan C
- Derek Boogaard L
- Danny Irmen R
- Riley Emmerson D
- Colin Peters D


28-6-2006 Dominic Moore frustrated
Minnesota Wild center Dominic Moore feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Dominic Moore was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 3rd round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 87 NHL games during his career, notching 9 goals and adding 12 assists along with 28 penalty minutes. The 25 year old center is getting ready for the upcoming season.


27-6-2006 Matt Foy frustrated
Minnesota Wild right wing Matt Foy feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Matt Foy was originally drafted to the NHL by the Minnesota Wild in the 6th round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 19 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 3 assists along with 16 penalty minutes. The 23 year old right wing is waiting for a good start this season.


23-6-2006 Ryan Stokes uncertain about future
Ryan Stokes wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

24-6-2006 Options to be confirmed tomorrow
The following players' contract options need to be confirmed tomorrow:


23-6-2006 Contracts expiring !
The following players' contracts are going to expire in one week:


23-6-2006 Contracts expiring !
The following staff members' contracts are going to expire in one week:


21-6-2006 Martin Skoula uncertain about future
Martin Skoula wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Josh Olson uncertain about future
Josh Olson wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Matt Foy uncertain about future
Matt Foy wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Marian Gaborik uncertain about future
Marian Gaborik wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Kurtis Foster uncertain about future
Kurtis Foster wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Nick Schultz uncertain about future
Nick Schultz wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Erik Reitz uncertain about future
Erik Reitz wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Adam Hall uncertain about future
Adam Hall wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Mattias Weinhandl uncertain about future
Mattias Weinhandl wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Mikko Koivu uncertain about future
Mikko Koivu wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Stéphane Veilleux uncertain about future
Stéphane Veilleux wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Marco Rosa uncertain about future
Marco Rosa wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Derek Boogaard uncertain about future
Derek Boogaard wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Dominic Moore uncertain about future
Dominic Moore wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Branko Radivojevic uncertain about future
Branko Radivojevic wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Aaron Voros uncertain about future
Aaron Voros wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Mark Rooneem uncertain about future
Mark Rooneem wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Mike Madill uncertain about future
Mike Madill wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Colin Peters uncertain about future
Colin Peters wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Aaron Schneekloth uncertain about future
Aaron Schneekloth wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Joel Ward uncertain about future
Joel Ward wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2006 Chris Ovington uncertain about future
Chris Ovington wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

Eastside Hockey Manager