• Jesper Wallstedt is the Wild's goaltender of the future. They won't rush him

    22 days ago - By Bésame

    For the longest time, Wild prospect Jesper Wallstedt has felt more like a mythical creature than the franchise's goaltender of the future.
    When the Wild took Wallstedt with the No. 20 pick in the 2021 NHL Draft, the event was hosted virtually, so there wasn't much fanfare surrounding his selection. Add in the fact that Wallstedt played last season back home in his native Sweden, splitting time between in goal at that, and it was pretty easy to forget he even existed.
    That might explain why so many people flocked to TRIA Rink in downtown St. Paul last week. With the Wild hosting their...
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