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Joe Bouley

  • joined Dec 27, 2011
  • last login Aug 18, 2014
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Writing about the Minnesota Wild and getting an excuse to watch more hockey. What could be better?

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Predicting Jason Pominville's Predicament

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Jason Pominville signed a nice 5-year contract extension prior to last season that starts this season. With that, there come the expectation of producing offensively and last season he did just...

Video Game Week: ESPN National Hockey Night

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Continuing with our Hockey Wilderness #VideoGameWeek, I highlight one of my favorite classics - ESPN National Hockey Night

The NHL on NBC...could be better.

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The NHL will be heading in to it's fourth year of it's current 10-year, $2 billion National Television broadcast agreement with the mega-conglomerate Comcast/NBCUniversal. It was a record setting...

Scouting the Scrimmages

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Looking at the big name players in this year's Prospect Development Camp.

Wild Will Be First to Use New Ticket Tech

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Wild Season ticket holders will no longer receive a book of tickets at their door step. Instead they will receive a digital card that can be swiped at the gate. The Wild will be the first pro...

2014 Prospect Development Camp Details Announced

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The details and roster have been released for the Minnesota Wild Prospect Development Camp.

Free Agent Discussion Thread

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Free Agency opens for the NHL today at 12pm ET/11am CT

NHL Draft 2014: Live Thread

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Join in the discussion as we watch the first round of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft unfold.

Home Brewed: Minnesota Kids in the 2014 NHL Draft

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A look at the Minnesota-natives in this year's draft.

Draft Party at Tom Reid's

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6pm - 9pm on Friday, June 27

HW Mock Draft - Jack Dougherty

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The 2014 NHL Entry Draft is 5 days away and the Wild are looking to find that next NHL star to raise their franchise to the next level. Hockey Wilderness is counting down the days with a daily mock...

HW Mock Draft: Sharks Select David Pastrnak

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The 2014 NHL Entry Draft is 11 days away and the Wild are looking to find that next NHL star to raise their franchise to the next level. Hockey Wilderness is counting down the days with a daily...

Mock Draft: Stars Select Jared McCann

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With the 14th pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, the Dallas Stars select Jared McCann of the Sault Saint Marie Greyhounds (OHL)

Michael Del Zotto Wouldn't Need to be the Savior

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There are more ways to improve the Minnesota Wild than signing Thomas Vanek, Ryan Miller, or Matt Niskanen this offseason. So, leading up to the draft, Hockey Wilderness is going to look at 15...

The Wild's Finnish Pipeline Brings Us Keranen

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Thursday's news on a Saturday.

Trade Targets: Damien Brunner

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There are more ways to improve the Minnesota Wild than signing Thomas Vanek, Ryan Miller, or Matt Niskanen this offseason. So, leading up to the draft, Hockey Wilderness is going to look at 15...

HW Staff Mock Draft Pick 8 - Nick Ritchie

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With the 8th pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, the Toronto Maple Leafs select from the Peterborough Petes, Forward Nicholas Ritchie.

Hockey Wilderness Welcomes Dakota Case

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You've all read his material on the SI/Fansided blog, Gone Puck Wild. Hockey Wilderness is pleased to introduce Dakota Case as a new member of the writing staff. Dakota is a Media...

HW Staff Mock Draft: Pick 2; Sam Bennett

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The 2014 NHL Entry Draft is 28 days away and the Wild are looking to find that next NHL star to raise their franchise to the next level. Hockey Wilderness is counting down the days with a daily...

Trade Target Series Honorable Mention: Ryan Kesler

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There are more ways to improve the Minnesota Wild than signing Thomas Vanek, Ryan Miller, or Matt Niskanen this offseason. So, leading up to the draft, Hockey Wilderness is going to look at 15...

Prepping for the NHL Entry Draft

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...And the with the 18th pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, the Minnesota Wild select...Who will it be? Here's the Wild's draft order for 2014.

MN Wild's Haula at the IIHF World Championships

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Erik Haula was sent to Minsk to represent Finland at the IIHF Men's World Championships right after the Wild were eliminated by Chicago.

Rules and Inconsistencies in the NHL

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Gabriel Landeskog was guilty of nearly the same thing in Game 5 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals that Daniel Carcillo did. Yet, it's Carcillo that is suspended and Landeskog got nothing.

Wild Fans; The Die-Hards and the Bandwagoners.

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The Minnesota Wild set records for ratings and attendance during the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs mostly because they were able to reel in the Minnesota bandwagon fan.

MN Wild End of Season Grades

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We asked Hockey Wilderness writers to give their opinions of the Wild's season. Some thought it was a hugely successful, and others don't want to give out the moral victory card. Read on and find...

New Contract in the Works for Mike Yeo

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No more than 24 hours after the Wild were ousted in six games from the Stanley Cup playoff by the Chicago Blackhawks, reports were coming out that the Wild and head coach Mike Yeo were going to...

2013 - 2014 Minnesota Wild Season in Review

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Recapping the season that was.

Wild Drops Game 5; Looks to Find Magic at Home

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Well, at least there's Tuesday.

Niederreiter Has Raised the Bar

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Wild are getting the type of play from Knightrider that they knew he was capable of, but unsure if it would happen. Now he's doing it on the NHL's biggest stage.

Moulson's Conveniently Timed Injury

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Matt Moulson will be out for Game 4 and makes room for Matt Cooke.

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