Wild Takes

Wild Takes

The WildTakes Podcast is a weekly podcast that covers everything surrounding the Minnesota Wild in a both analytical and humorous fashion. We discuss the latest news and provide our hottest takes and predictions. Presented by 10,000 Takes


November 30, 2022 58 min

On this episode of Wild Takes, Dev and Zooch recap a very eventful last 10 days for the Minnesota Wild and the greater hockey world. 

Hockey Topics include 

Flower and Spurgeon's leadership (and also birthdays) 

Gustavsson getting his groove back 

Ryan Reaves joining the team 

Marco Rossi being sent down to Iowa 

What Jonas Brodin being out means for the Wild as they prepare for the Oilers (and beyond) 

How good this Wild team...

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On the latest episode of Wild Takes, Dev and Zooch recap the Wild's recent offensive skid and preview the West Coast road trip and explain why that will help get them back on track.

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On this electric episode of Wild Takes, Dev and Zooch discuss the Wild's tumultuous start to the season. They also recap the 10K Meet and Greet with Bill Guerin. After that, Tyler Birschbach from Bettor Edge joins the program to talk about how to win more money on your bets and what the #BestThingOfAllTimeOfTheDay is.  All that and more on an episode of Wild Takes critics are calling "poorly produced but tremendous content&...

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Wild Takes returns triumphantly when Dev and Zooch preview the 2022-23 Wild and NHL season.

If you're interested in meeting Billy G, you have got to come to the Avalanche game on Monday, October 17. For $39, you can get a ticket to the game an opportunity to meet Wild GM Bill Guerin. Link below:


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On this episode of Wild Takes, Dev and Zooch are joined by author and filmmaker Dan Whenesota to talk about his new book A Slap Shot in Time: The Wild but True History of the Minnesota Fighting Saints and the pain that comes from being a Minnesota Sports fan. Dan has some great stories about Minnesotan and hockey history that you definitely will want to tune in to hear.

Outside of that, the fellas talk about the World Juniors and ...

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August 3, 2022 1 min

Kirill is safely back in Minnesota but Zooch is under the weather. Ya win some, ya lose some. We'll be back next week with a special guest and an episode that's not 60% intro sequence. Cheers gang!

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On this episode of Wild Takes, Dev and Zooch are joined by the Wild's 2020 3rd Rounder Daemon Hunt! The electric beauty of a defenseman plays the Daemon or Danks IG game (5:06) old Taco Bell ads (10:55) Daemon's growth as a prospect and how he's becoming a leader (12:05) who he models his game after (22:22) and then telling stories about his life and tiny head (26:44) playing a hockey tournament inside a mall (37:22) be...

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On this episode of Wild Takes, Dev and Zooch are joined by Wild EBUG Connor Beaupre for unique behind the scenes stories from Dev Camp, what it was like meeting Flower the first time, and so much more.

They also touch on all of the other crazy offseason stuff that's happened now that we have some distance and can rationally talk about it. All that and much much more on an episode critics are calling "better than MCU Phase ...

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On this unique episode of Wild Takes, the boys are joined by Spoked Z who breaks down the game, floors and ceilings of each of the Minnesota Wild's draft picks taken in the 2022 NHL Entry Draft last week.

They lightly touch on free agency and also rant about how bad the Flyers will be and Johnny Gaudreau's choice to willingly live in Ohio.

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June 30, 2022 61 min

Yeah yeah we know, Fiala trade happened but that was after we recorded so instead you get the phenomenal Underrated Wild Players Draft? Did we get them all? Did we nail it? Who's on your list?

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Dev and Zooch are joined by the behind-the-scenes Wild Takes crew of Danks and Marlow to draft the all time best lineup of Minnesota Wild Hockey Hair and FOLKS, it gets contentious. Is this the end of the Wild Takes podcast? Or just good friends yelling at each other over a beer or five? You decide.

You can watch the podcast on Spotify or the 10,000 Takes YouTube channel if you want some visual aids.

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May 26, 2022 57 min

On this week's episode of Wild Takes, Dev and Zooch talk a little bit about the NHL playoffs and a lotta bit about what the Wild will do with burgeoning superstar Kevin Fiala. They also talk about movies, art, and state the obvious that racism is very bad.

All that and more on an episode of Wild Takes critics call "full of trade rumors" and "running smoother than Tom Cruise"

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May 20, 2022 33 min

The boys digest and try to figure out and analyze what all went wrong in the Wild's unfortunate series against the Blues and look ahead to what should be a very unusual and exciting offseason.

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May 12, 2022 4 min

Dev records a quick episode explaining where the regular episode is and highlighting the keys to winning Games 6 & 7. 

Wild in 7

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The Wild beat the Blues 6-2 in Game 2 so Dev's brother Davis, the Blues fan, came on as a good sport while Dev and Zooch celebrate an electric Wild win.

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On this episode of Wild Takes, Dev and Zooch are joined by the tremendous Kirsten Krull, who talks about what it was like inside the X during Game 1, why we shouldn't panic about the Wild's performances, and a whole bunch more playoff hockey.

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In this episode of Wild Takes, Dev and Zooch give their Stick Taps and Cup Clinks of the week to honor Paul Fenton, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Kirill Kaprizov the Birthday Boy, Byron Buxton and Kyle Schwarber (3:16-13:37)

Then the boys welcome on ESPN and Puck Soup's notable Devils fan, Greg Wyshynski. Greg & the boys talk about Greg's takes on the Wild as a national guy (14:30) the Wild goalies history and current situation (1...

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On this episode of Wild Takes: Marlow, Bossman, and JJ Interview Barstool Chief from Barstool Chicago. We talk about the Wild, some of the best moments in the Barstool Chicago office, and the awesome shirts they made to help raise over $20K (and counting) for Children's Minnesota. Get the Barstool Hartman "MN Nice" shirt here: https://store.barstoolsports.com/products/mn-nice-tee

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On this episode of Wild Takes, Dev and Zooch reminisce about Ryan Hartman putting Evander Kane in his place and the charity work that came from it while reviewing the last week of Wild games. Then they welcome on Locked On Wild host Seth Toupal to discuss the week in more detail, sing the praises of Matt Boldy and both Wild goalies, why the Avalanche are not the scariest team to face in the Western conference playoffs, and (finally...

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On this episode of Wild Takes, Dev and Zooch celebrate Kirill Kaprizov, cats that watch hockey, your car's extended warranty, and the Buffalo Sabres before reviewing the last week of up-and-down Wild games.

Then they are joined by 10K Wolves writer Lancman to discuss the similarities between this very exciting, pretty young Wolves team with a badass, physical veteran and this very exciting, pretty young Wild team with a badass...

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