Minnesota Wild

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Minnesota Wild
First Season
Team History
Minnesota Wild (2000-present)
National Hockey League (2000–present)
  • Western Conference (2000–present)
    • Central Division (2013-present)
    • Northwest Division (2000-2013)
Xcel Energy Center (2000-present)
AHL Affiliate
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The Minnesota Wild are a professional ice hockey team based in Saint Paul, Minnesota. They compete in the National Hockey League (NHL) as a member of the Central Division of the Western Conference. The Wild were founded on June 25, 1997, but did not start play until the 2000-01 season. The Wild were the first NHL franchise in Minnesota since the Minnesota North Stars moved to Dallas in 1993.


Home programs by season

Season/Date Type Opponent Venue
April 29, 2003 Postseason Vancouver Canucks Xcel Energy Center
November 4, 2006 Regular Season Nashville Predators Xcel Energy Center
December 19, 2006 Regular Season Vancouver Canucks Xcel Energy Center
April 11, 2013 Regular Season St. Louis Blues Xcel Energy Center
January 1, 2022 NHL Winter Classic St. Louis Blues Target Field

Media guides and yearbooks by season

Media guides

2000s 2001-02 • 2005-06 • 2006-07
2010s 2016-17 • 2017-18 • 2018-19 • 2019-20
2020s 2021-22 • 2022-23

Playoff media guides

2010s 2016-17


2000s 2000-01
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