10K Rinks Radio - A Minnesota Wild Podcast
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Tony Abbott (The Athletic MIN) and Joe Bouley (Zone Coverage) team up to bring you Wild chatter like few other podcasts around. Using stats and very opinionated analysis, you're sure to get the hottest takes from the coldest lakes.
On this episode of 10K Rinks Radio, Tony and Joe spoke with Darren Brown of the Sound of Hockey Podcast to talk about his favorite team, the Seattle Crapweasels, and his second favorite team, the Minnesota Wild! Topics include: New strats, same results in OT // Darcy Kuemper getting chippy // All the road games // Jordan Greenway excelling // Kevin Fiala staying hot // The return of Nino Niederreiter // What's the name gonna be in Seattle? // Key Arena renovations // The Front Office coming together // Can Seattle be competitive right away? // Looking at Connor Dewar // What does a full rebuild look like? Subscribe to our show (Now on Spotify!) and never miss an episode! Follow us on Facebook and Twitter! Check out our sponsors, Threadheads Customs and Lindgren's Tax Services! Mention us to Lindgren's and receive 20% off!

On this episode of 10K Rinks Radio, Tony and Joe discussed: The Gophers' big win over Penn State // Alex Stalock earning, then losing starting goaltender status // Fiala Comes Alive! // Jason Zucker's benching // Marcus Foligno's injury // Ryan Hartman's major on Evander Kane // When is it time to move on from Mikko Koivu? // When will the Wild's next big moment come? // When are the kids going to get their playing time? Follow 10K Rinks Radio on Twitter and Facebook. Subscribe to us and never miss an episode!

On this week's 10K Rinks Radio, Tony and Joe discussed: Halloween and a Tony Nintendo Update // A brutal loss to Dallas // Dropping both games against St. Louis // Goaltender interference reviews: Still bad! // What's up with Zach Parise's struggles? // Can the Wild rebuild from here? // Should Minnesota pursue Mikael Granlund and Erik Haula this offseason? // When will the Goalies of the Future arrive? // The Wild's next captain will be??? // Which player would we steal from another team? And more! Thanks to Threadheads Customs for sponsoring our show! Please check them out for all your logo and apparel needs! Follow us on Facebook and Twitter!  Subscribe to the podcast and never miss an episode!  

On this episode of 10K Rinks Radio, Tony and Joe sat down to discuss: The Game Ops Experience // Jason Zucker comes up huge // Alex Stalock steps up // Shutting down Connor McDavid // Injury Report // Fresh New Wild Trade Rumors // Who gets moved to make room for Kirill Kaprizov // Why did Eric Staal go off? // Did Paul Fenton need more time? // When do we get to see Kaapo Kahkonen? // Bright spots for a gloomy season // Will the Wild not finish in the middle this year? // What to do about Nick Seeler? // Have we seen the Minnesota Whitecaps this year? // The best and worst Halloween candy // What identity do the Wild need to adopt? And more! You can advertise (or have us read anything else!) on 10K Rinks Radio now! Email jbouley15@gmail.com for more information. Subscribe to our show to never miss an episode! Follow us on Twitter or Facebook. 

On this mega-episode of 10K Rinks Radio, Tony and Joe discuss: Bloody Marys and other ways to start the day // A Wild win in Ottawa // Quickly recapping two Canadian losses // The Injury Report // Let the GM worry about the tank, let the players worry about playing hard // Getting to see #GerryTime // Kevin Fiala scratched // Jason Zucker said a thing // How important it is to wring offense out of the Wild // Early prospect report // Re-litigating the Matt Boldy pick // Lottery odds Subscribe to 10K Rinks Radio and never miss an episode!

With the Wild off to an 0-4 start, Tony and Joe got a friend of theirs to talk about what's happened, what went wrong, and what the Wild need to do to get back on track. Derek Peterson (@stateofstats) joined us to discuss: (Some of) the Wild's new-look game ops // Dubnyk's struggling hardcore // Can the defense do more to help Dubnyk? // The Wild's four-on-four struggles // Zach Parise and the vets nowhere to be found // Can Greenway break out? // What can the Wild do about Alex Stalock? // Is the team worth watching? // How many players will be on the team next year? // Will Mikhail Grigorenko be a package deal with Kirill Kaprizov? Subscribe to 10K Rinks Radio and never miss an episode!   ***          ***          *** If you're curious about our country music discussion, here's the show we recommended on country music artist Buck Owens: https://cocaineandrhinestones.com/buck-owens-don-rich-open-up-your-heart A quick medley of (some) of his hit songs: https://youtu.be/eh3z35SD9Ck And while I'm waiting for the episode to mix, here's another one of my favorites: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0nJUWFKQ9Xo  

On the first episode of 10K Rinks Radio of the new season, Tony and Joe discuss: Joe's new gig at Zone Coverage! // Jared Spurgeon's deal // Matt Dumba's doing just fine // What to do with Victor Rask this year? // Can the Wild keep their good vibes? // What are fair expectations for Kevin Fiala? // Fiala is not Paul Fenton // Devan Dubnyk's slow start // Can the Wild's old system continue to work? // Getting hyped for Kirill Kaprizov Subscribe to 10K Rinks Radio and never miss an episode! Tell a friend about us, too!

On this week's episode of 10K Rinks Radio, Tony and Joe discussed the Wild selecting Bill Guerin as their new GM. Are we worried about him being a rookie GM? Is this a bad spot for him to get into? What might he be able to bring to the table? We answer those, as well as look at Joel Eriksson Ek's new contract and Corey Pronman's ranking of Wild prospects. Thanks so much for listening! We'll see you soon!

We mark the end of the Paul Fenton era with a retrospective of his fourteen months as Minnesota's GM. How much damage has been done? Was it all bad? Who'll be his replacement? What breakup song best represents this moment in franchise history? We answer all that and more!

On this week's 10K Rinks Radio, Tony and Joe cover Mats Zuccarello, Ryan Hartman, the infamous Lizard quote, and answer your mailbag questions! Subscribe so you never miss an episode!

On this episode of 10K Rinks Radio, Tony and Joe break down the draft, including: Minnesota picking Matt Boldy at 12 // Passing on Cole Caufield and Spencer Knight // Vladislav Firstov's skill set // Trading up for Hunter Jones // Checking out the late picks // Paul Fenton loves his tall adult sons // Jason Zucker stays in Minnesota (for now) Subscribe to 10K Rinks Radio and never miss an episode!

Our 12th overall preview for the Minnesota Wild- who will they pick?? Will they pick anyone we talk about?? What about a goalie?? Listen to find out!!

Hey, all! Leaving you some bonus content that got cut for time on last week's podcast. Here's Panda, Joe, and Tony debating rules changes proposed in Dom Loosechicken's Athletic article from last week. IIRC, this gets a bit heated at times, so enjoy!

On this episode of 10K Rinks Radio, Panda Pete joins us to discuss: The Twins mashing // The Iowa Wild's playoff run // Gerry Mayhew signing // Reminiscing about Justin Fontaine // Jared Spurgeon and Jason Zucker updates // The Analytic Department overhaul // Will Paul Fenton be on the hot seat? Subscribe to 10K Rinks Radio and never miss an episode! 

On this week's 10K Rinks Radio, Tony and Joe discuss: Mashing taters // The Vikings Draft // Charlie Coyle's postseason // What the Wild have to do to return to the playoffs // Kirill Kaprizov // Which FAs move the needle? // Would we trade for Kessel? // Would we trade Spurgeon for Nylander? // The backup problem  And more! Subscribe to 10K Rinks Radio and never miss an episode!

On this episode of 10K Rinks Radio, Tony and Joe discussed Bruce coming back, the draft lottery and upcoming draft, looking ahead to the offseason, and much, much more! Subscribe to 10K Rinks Radio on your favorite podcast app and never miss an episode!

On this week's episode, Tony and Joe discuss: Missed opportunities for points // Is it time to worry about Kevin Fiala? // Zach Parise's injury // The tough remaining schedule // Are the Wild cooked? // Ryan Donato still dominates // Looking in on old friends Subscribe to 10K Rinks Radio wherever you listen to podcasts!

On this week's 10K Rinks Radio, Tony and Joe discussed the Wild continuing to shoot themselves in the foot at 3-on-3 overtime, whether they're prepared to see terrible hockey in service of a rebuild, Mat Robson signing with Minnesota, and which players they'd be comfortable bringing back next year! Subscribe to 10K Rinks Radio and never miss an episode!

On this episode of 10K Rinks Radio, we discussed: The High School Tournament // Dubnyk's shootout complaints // Dubnyk dropped the ball this season // Calgary tries to kill Minnesota every game // Luke Kunin's injury // Jekyll and Hyding in Florida // Jason Zucker's hot streak // The Eric Staal trade that wasn't // More impressions of Ryan Donato and Kevin Fiala Subscribe to our show to never miss an episode! We'll see you next week!

Tony and Joe are back to give you the hottest takes from the coldest lakes! 10K Rinks Radio rides again! Topics include: Some show updates // Nino Niederreiter for Victor Rask // Saying Goodbye to Charlie Coyle // What we like about Ryan Donato // Saying Goodbye to Mikael Granlund // Was Kevin Fiala enough of a return? We debate. // The Jason Zucker trade that wasn't // Paul Fenton's video- What's the plan going forward? Thanks so much for listening to the show. Please make sure to subscribe, and tell your friends that 10K Rinks Radio is BACK! We love you all, and are happy to be in your ears again.