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Locked on Wild is your daily source for the latest Minnesota Wild news and notes. Seth Toupal, veteran Minnesota sports content producer brings you game analysis, interviews with Wild media members, as well as reaction to team news and transactions. If it happens in the State of Hockey, Locked on Wild has you covered. Part of the Locked on Podcast Network.

Locked on Wild PREGAME: Wild Look for Second Wi...
We preview tonight's game against the Predators as well as discussing some interesting quotes from Dean Evason after he was fired!
28 min
John Hynes Already Emphasizing Speed over Grit
We discuss how John Hynes is emphasizing foot speed and speed in decision making as well as the parallels we can pull from Vancouver firing Bruce Boudreau and hiring Rick Tocchet!
30 min
Locked on Wild POSTCAST: Wild Win John Hynes De...
We recap a 3-1 win over St. Louis in John Hynes' debut as head coach and a few things that can be built around as this team tries to dig out of their early season funk!
37 min
A New Coach Won't Ultimately Fix the Roster Pro...
We discuss why Bill Guerin picking a new coach won't ultimately fix the roster he created, what John Hynes brings to Minnesota and what to expect in tonight's game against the Blues!
30 min
BREAKING NEWS: Minnesota Wild relieve Head Coac...
We discuss what led to Evason being let go and what John Hynes needs to do to get this team back to their goal, which is a postseason spot
26 min
What are the Wild Building Towards?
Alex Micheletti joins to recap a losing streak that has now reached seven straight games, and has left few answers amidst many questions!
43 min
Locked on Wild POSTCAST: Kirill Kaprizov scores...
We discuss another game with a "step in the right direction" that still ends up in a loss and a better game from Kirill Kaprizov
29 min
Locked on Wild PREGAME: Wild Return Post Sweden...
We discuss the things we are thankful for in the organization, Alex Goligoski's return and a preview of tonight's game against Colorado!
26 min
What is really going on with Kirill Kaprizov?
We try to get to the bottom of Kirill Kaprizov's early season struggles that have him frankly looking like a completely different player
31 min
Investigating Notable Early Season Disappearing...
We discuss notable disappearing acts so far this season by Matt Boldy, Marcus Johansson and Filip Gustavsson
30 min
Wild Lacking Identity and Killer Instinct as Ea...
Alex Micheletti joins to recap the Sweden Games, Kirill Kaprizov moving past just a "slow start" and more head scratching coaching decisions!
35 min
Locked on Wild POSTCAST: Comeback Effort Comes ...
We recap another loss that featured more of the same things we have seen over and over again so far this season!
33 min
Locked on Wild POSTCAST: Better Goaltending but...
We recap a loss to Ottawa featuring better play in some areas, but frustrating inability to generate enough quality chances down the stretch, ESPECIALLY in Overtime!
26 min
Wild and Senators both looking for Early Season...
Brandon Piller and Ross Levitan of Locked on Senators join for a crossover episode to discuss an eventful season so far for the Senators and some bright spots ahead of Saturday's game!
38 min
How the Wild can shore up Current Areas for Con...
We discuss current areas for concern that the Wild need to shore up such as Special Teams, Goaltending and the play of Kirill Kaprizov and Matt Boldy!
31 min
Jesper Wallstedt is carrying a Young Iowa Wild ...
We discuss Jesper Wallstedt's strong start to 2023-24 and rehash the timeline for impact prospects to get to Minnesota to provide help!
32 min
Bill Guerin Won't Rush Decisions on the Roster ...
We take a look back at expectations before the season started to see if they have changed with a 5-8-2 start, and look at what we can expect to change going forward
33 min
Who is Most to Blame for 5-8-2 Start?
Alex Micheletti joins as we discuss who bares the most blame between players, coaches or Bill Guerin himself for the current state of the team
37 min
Locked on Wild POSTCAST: Wild Embarrassed by St...
We recap a disastrous loss to Dallas and why this team can count on no one to come in and save the day
30 min
Locked on Wild PREGAME: Wild Face Dallas for th...
We preview tonight's game against the Dallas Stars and another matchup in the Kirill Kaprizov-Jason Roberson Saga
15 min
Wild Squander Another Winnable Game against Buf...
We talk about the frustrating inconsistencies for the Wild so far in 2023-24 and some concerning numbers regarding their offense so far!
28 min
Locked on Wild PREGAME: Jared Spurgeon returns ...
We discuss the loss to the Rangers last night, Jared Spurgeon's return and what the Wild need to do to beat the Sabres!
30 min
Locked on Wild PREGAME: Zach Bogosian debuts to...
We discuss the Zach Bogosian trade and preview tonight's game against the New York Rangers!
16 min
Wild Hoping for Less Chaos in Second Game again...
Jon Chik of Locked on Rangers joins for a crossover episode to preview tonight's game against the Rangers!
33 min
BREAKING NEWS: The Minnesota Wild have traded C...
We break down the Calen Addison trade and what it means for the Wild D and Power Play, and whether or not another move is on the way?
30 min