Get your costumes out and join 3 in the Box on this spooky Halloween podcast where we talk about donuts and childhood memories and of course some Minnesota Wild hockey. Nothing to be scared about yet with the way the team is playing, but could there be misfortune in the future? Have a listen…. if you dare!
Finnish Wild Mafia, come on and raise up. 3 in the Box discuss the start to another season and the new addition of right winger Teemu Pulkkinen.
3 in the Box opens up the 2016-2017 season discussing the Wild and the upcoming season. Testing out the new live setup where you can now tune in live every week for the 3 in the Box show and even join in the chat live. Who made the cut? Who’s time is it to shine? Who likes Roy-fles? Be sure to check us out on YouTube and follow us on Twitter.
We wrap up the Top 33 Wild players of all time with a podcast where we break down how we voted, criticize each other for the way we voted, and try to not upset the hockey gods by speaking ill of Jason Pominville.
1. Marian Gaborik – RW 8 Seasons, 502 Games, 219 Goals, 218 Assists, 437 Points Our number 1 pick in the MN Wild top 33 was the number 1 draft pick by the MN Wild in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft. He was drafted number 3 overall with only Rick DiPietro and Dany Heatley ahead of him. As a rookie, Gaborik netted 18 goals and 36 points in the Wild’s very first season. His second year, saw his first 30 goal season leading the defense minded MN Wild in goals and second in points behind Andrew Brunette. Although missing games dueMore
2. Mikko Koivu – C 11 Seasons, 763 Games, 161 Goals, 395 Assists, 556 Points Our Captain. Drafted 6th overall in 2001, he took the slow road to the NHL, spending five years with his hometown team, TPS Turku in the Finnish league, before coming stateside to play for the Wild’s AHL affiliate in Houston during the lost 2004-2005 NHL lockout season. From there, he joined the Wild, and despite getting off to a hot start, he struggled in his rookie campaign. He followed this up with a solid sophomore season, before he was taken down by a cheap shot from MattiasMore
3. Andrew Brunette – LW 6 Seasons, 489 Games, 119 Goals, 202 Assists, 321 Points Responsible for probably the most memorable moment in Wild history to date, the #3 player on the 3ITB Top 33 is Andrew Brunette. Brunette spent a total of 6 seasons with the Wild and currently has the 3rd most goals for the Wild in franchise history. Brunette was somewhat of a franchise starter you might say, spending time with young franchises like the Nashville Predators, Atlanta Thrashers and our own Minnesota Wild during his long playing career in the NHL. If durability in a star isMore