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Mike Yeo
Head Coach

Mike Yeo was named the third Head Coach in Minnesota Wild history on June 17, 2011. He has a proven track record as a coach in the American Hockey League (AHL) and the National Hockey League (NHL) advancing to the finals five times in his 11-year coaching career. Yeo helped lead the Wild’s primary affiliate, the Houston Aeros, to a 46-28-1-5 record and the Calder Cup Final in his first season as a Head Coach in 2010-11.  ...more
Darryl Sydor
Assistant Coach

Darryl Sydor was named to the position of assistant coach of the Wild on June 30, 2011. Sydor comes to the NHL after serving as an assistant coach for Mike Yeo with the Houston Aeros of the American Hockey League (AHL) in 2010-11. In his first season as a professional coach, the Aeros went 46-28-1-5 and advanced to the Calder Cup Final after not qualifying for the playoffs in 2010. ...more
Rick Wilson
Assistant Coach

The Minnesota Wild hired Rick Wilson as an assistant coach on Tuesday, August 10, 2010. He replaced recently departed assistant Mike Ramsey. This will actually be Wilson's second stint in Minnesota. He was an assistant for the North Stars during the 1992-93 season before relocating with the franchise to Dallas in the same capacity, where he won a Stanley Cup in 1999. Wilson was with the Stars for 16 years, which included seven division titles, two Western Conference championships and two President's Trophies. He was also Dallas' interim coach in 2002, when he led the club to a 13-11-7 mark. ...more
Darby Hendrickson
Assistant Coach

Darby Hendrickson is an Assistant Coach with the Minnesota Wild after being named to the position on Sept. 10, 2010. Hendrickson was an original member of the Wild and one of the most popular players in team history, playing four seasons (2000-2004) and scoring the team’s first goal at Xcel Energy Center on Oct. 11, 2000 vs. Philadelphia. The Richfield, Minn., native posted 60 points (29-31=60) in 182 regular season games with the Wild. ...more
Bob Mason
Goaltending Coach

Bob Mason was named to the position of goaltending coach on September 14, 2002. He is responsible for working with goaltenders throughout the Wild organization. Under his tutelage, the Wild have ranked in the top five in the NHL in both save percentage and goals against average (GAA) every season. Minnesota ranked first in the NHL in 2006-07 with a 2.20 GAA and a .922 save percentage and claimed the William Jennings Trophy as the team allowed a league-low 191 goals against. ...more
Quote of the Day

It's cool when you think about how many great American players have played the game and the two players that were at that 18-game point streak and what they've done in their careers. It's pretty cool right now, but it was kind of overshadowed by the loss.

— Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after breaking the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with a goal and an assist in a 3-2 overtime loss against the Kings
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