Wild Down to 27* Players

The Wild made several more cuts today,  dropping their roster to 27 players, with a severe catch. Continue reading

Season in Review: Clayton Stoner

Over the course of the next month, Konopkaesque will review each player who suited up for the Wild this season, with a few exceptions. 1) They had to play at least ten games during the season and/or playoffs (sorry, Brett Bulmer, Carson McMillan and John Curry) and 2) they had to finish the season as part of the organization, which ironically excludes the man for whom this blog is named, among others. 

-Sigh-

So, without further blathering, here’s today’s subject:

Clayton Stoner, D, Age 29 Continue reading

Season in Review: Nate Prosser

Over the course of the next month, Konopkaesque will review each player who suited up for the Wild this season, with a few exceptions. 1) They had to play at least ten games during the season and/or playoffs (sorry, Brett Bulmer, Carson McMillan and John Curry) and 2) they had to finish the season as part of the organization, which ironically excludes the man for whom this blog is named, among others. 

-Sigh-

So, without further blathering, here’s today’s subject:

Nate Prosser, D, Age 28 Continue reading

Season in Review: Keith Ballard

Over the course of the next month, Konopkaesque will review each player who suited up for the Wild this season, with a few exceptions. 1) They had to play at least ten games during the season and/or playoffs (sorry, Brett Bulmer, Carson McMillan and John Curry) and 2) they had to finish the season as part of the organization, which ironically excludes the man for whom this blog is named, among others. 

-Sigh-

So, without further blathering, here’s today’s subject:

Keith Ballard, D, Age 31 Continue reading

Season in Review: Jonathan Blum

Over the course of the next month, Konopkaesque will review each player who suited up for the Wild this season, with a few exceptions. 1) They had to play at least ten games during the season and/or playoffs (sorry, Brett Bulmer, Carson McMillan and John Curry) and 2) they had to finish the season as part of the organization, which ironically excludes the man for whom this blog is named, among others. 

-Sigh-

So, without further blathering, here’s today’s subject:

Jonathan Blum, D, Age 25 Continue reading

Wild Wins the Folin Sweepstakes

I got this press release from the team around 10:15 PM, or, to put it another way, right after Zach Parise scored in L.A. to make it 1-1. So, in the odd announcement that comes during a game, the Wild announced on Monday night that they have signed now former UMass-Lowell defenseman Christian Folin to an entry-level, two-year contract. Continue reading