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The 2016–17 Minnesota Wild season was the 17th season for the National Hockey League franchise that was established on June 25, 1997.[1]

2016–17 Minnesota Wild
Division2nd Central
Conference2nd Western
2016–17 record49–25–8
Home record27–12–2
Road record22–13–6
Goals for266
Goals against208
Team information
General ManagerChuck Fletcher
CoachBruce Boudreau
CaptainMikko Koivu
Alternate captainsZach Parise
Ryan Suter
ArenaXcel Energy Center
Minor league affiliate(s)Iowa Wild (AHL)
Quad City Mallards (ECHL)
Team leaders
GoalsEric Staal (28)
AssistsMikael Granlund (43)
PointsMikael Granlund (69)
Penalty minutesChris Stewart (94)
Plus/minusRyan Suter
Jason Zucker (+34)
WinsDevan Dubnyk (40)
Goals against averageAlex Stalock (1.51)

Contents

Off-seasonEdit

StandingsEdit

Divisional standingsEdit

Central Division
Pos Team GP W L OTL ROW GF GA GD Pts
1 z – Chicago Blackhawks 82 50 23 9 46 244 213 +31 109
2 x – Minnesota Wild 82 49 25 8 46 266 208 +58 106
3 x – St. Louis Blues 82 46 29 7 44 235 218 +17 99
4 x – Nashville Predators 82 41 29 12 39 240 224 +16 94
5 Winnipeg Jets 82 40 35 7 37 249 256 −7 87
6 Dallas Stars 82 34 37 11 33 223 262 −39 79
7 Colorado Avalanche 82 22 56 4 21 166 278 −112 48
Source: National Hockey League
x – Clinched playoff spot; z – Clinched conference.

Conference standingsEdit

Top 3 (Central Division)
Pos Team GP W L OTL ROW GF GA GD Pts
1 z – Chicago Blackhawks 82 50 23 9 46 244 213 +31 109
2 x – Minnesota Wild 82 49 25 8 46 266 208 +58 106
3 x – St. Louis Blues 82 46 29 7 44 235 218 +17 99
Source: National Hockey League
x – Clinched playoff spot; z – Clinched conference.
Top 3 (Pacific Division)
Pos Team GP W L OTL ROW GF GA GD Pts
1 y – Anaheim Ducks 82 46 23 13 43 223 200 +23 105
2 x – Edmonton Oilers 82 47 26 9 43 247 212 +35 103
3 x – San Jose Sharks 82 46 29 7 44 221 201 +20 99
Source: National Hockey League
x – Clinched playoff spot; y – Clinched division.
Western Conference Wild Card
Pos Div Team GP W L OTL ROW GF GA GD Pts
1 PA x – Calgary Flames 82 45 33 4 41 226 221 +5 94
2 CE x – Nashville Predators 82 41 29 12 39 240 224 +16 94
3 CE Winnipeg Jets 82 40 35 7 37 249 256 −7 87
4 PA Los Angeles Kings 82 39 35 8 37 201 205 −4 86
5 CE Dallas Stars 82 34 37 11 33 223 262 −39 79
6 PA Arizona Coyotes 82 30 42 10 24 197 260 −63 70
7 PA Vancouver Canucks 82 30 43 9 26 182 243 −61 69
8 CE Colorado Avalanche 82 22 56 4 21 166 278 −112 48
Source: National Hockey League
x – Clinched playoff spot.

Schedule and resultsEdit

Pre-seasonEdit

Regular seasonEdit

2016–17 Game Log[3]

Legend:   Win (2 points)   Loss (0 points)   Overtime/shootout loss (1 point)

PlayoffsEdit

2017 Stanley Cup playoffs

Legend:   Win   Loss

Player statisticsEdit

Final Stats

SkatersEdit

GoaltendersEdit

Regular Season[5]
Player GP GS TOI W L OT GA GAA SA SV% SO G A PIM
Devan Dubnyk 65 63 3758:00 40 19 5 141 2.25 1842 .923 5 0 0 10
Darcy Kuemper 18 17 1053:02 8 5 3 55 3.13 562 .902 0 0 1 4
Alex Stalock 2 2 118:55 1 1 0 3 1.51 54 .944 0 0 0 0
Playoffs
Player GP GS TOI W L GA GAA SA SV% SO G A PIM
Devan Dubnyk 5 5 322:15 1 4 10 1.86 133 .925 1 0 0 0

Denotes player spent time with another team before joining the Wild. Stats reflect time with the Wild only.
Traded mid-season

RosterEdit

Awards and honoursEdit

AwardsEdit

MilestonesEdit

TransactionsEdit

The Wild have been involved in the following transactions during the 2016–17 season.