10 Facts About Minnesota Wild

1. On June 20, 2017, the Minnesota Wild introduced a new home uniform, as the NHL switched from Reebok to Adidas—a green jersey with their main logo, and a wheat colored stripe through the center of the jersey.

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2. The Minnesota Wild set a franchise record 12 game win streak, that was snapped on New Year's Eve 2016 by the Columbus Blue Jackets, a team on a franchise record win streak at the time.

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3. The Minnesota Wild hired Bruce Boudreau as their new head coach, replacing interim head coach John Torchetti.

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4. In 2016, the Minnesota Wild set a franchise record with the best win record in the first 41 games of the season.

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5. In 2015, the Minnesota Wild clinched the first wild card spot in the West by defeating the Chicago Blackhawks.

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6. The Minnesota Wild started five different goalies during the year and dressed seven.

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7. The Minnesota Wild signed free agents Antti Miettinen and Owen Nolan to multi-year deals.

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8. The Minnesota Wild would make the playoffs in 2007 for the second time in team history, but were eliminated by the eventual Stanley Cup champions Anaheim Ducks in the opening round.

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9. Along the way, the Minnesota Wild began to gear up for the future, trading away several of their older players who were a part of the franchise from the beginning, including Brad Bombardir and Jim Dowd.

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10. The Minnesota Wild are the only Minneapolis–Saint Paul area major professional sports league franchise to play in Saint Paul until Minnesota United FC move to their new home, Allianz Field, in 2019.

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