What are the Most Impactful Moves Bill Guerin has Made in 2022-23?

Locked On Wild - Your Daily Minnesota Wild Podcast

Mar 23 2023 • 36 mins

On today's episode of Locked on Wild, we dive into the 4 most impactful moves Bill Guerin has made to help shape the 2022-23 roster. We start with the acquisition of Filip Gustavsson. We rehash the Cam Talbot timeline and what led to the decision to trade him, and why familiarity with Gustavsson played a huge role for Billy G to make the trade. We look at the strides Gustavsson has taken, and why without him the Wild are probably not in a playoff spot. We discuss in-season acquisitions Ryan Reaves and Marcus Johansson as two instances in which Guerin identified clear needs on the roster and went out to get guys he knew would be able to handle their assignments. We look at the impact of both players, and how they have impacted players around them in the lineup. We finish by discussing Jordan Greenway's trade to Buffalo. We marvel at how Guerin was able to get such a high return considering Greenway's offensive production and untapped potential. We also discuss the impact that freed up money will have come the offseason. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel: Locked On Wild Follow/Subscribe Anywhere: linktr.ee/LockedOnWild Follow Locked On NHL: linktr.ee/lockedonNHL Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! | Offers from our sponsors: lockedonpodcasts.com/offers Built Bar - Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON15,” and you’ll get 15% off your next order. Indeed - Start hiring RIGHT NOW with a SEVENTY-FIVE DOLLAR SPONSORED JOB CREDIT to upgrade your job post at Indeed.com/LOCKEDON​. Offer valid through March 31st.  Athletic Greens - To make it easy, Athletic Greens is going to give you a FREE 1 year supply of immune-supporting Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase. All you have to do is visit athleticgreens.com/NHLNETWORK FanDuel - Make Every Moment More.Place your first FIVE DOLLAR bet to get ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY DOLLARS in Free Bets – win or lose! Visit Fanduel.com/LockedOn today to get started FANDUEL DISCLAIMER: 21+ in select states. First online real money wager only. Bonus issued as nonwithdrawable free bets that expires in 14 days. Restrictions apply. See terms at sportsbook.fanduel.com. Gambling Problem? Call 1-800-GAMBLER or visit FanDuel.com/RG (CO, IA, MD, MI, NJ, PA, IL, VA, WV), 1-800-NEXT-STEP or text NEXTSTEP to 53342 (AZ), 1-888-789-7777 or visit ccpg.org/chat (CT), 1-800-9-WITH-IT (IN), 1-800-522-4700 (WY, KS) or visit ksgamblinghelp.com (KS), 1-877-770-STOP (LA), 1-877-8-HOPENY or text HOPENY (467369) (NY), TN REDLINE 1-800-889-9789 (TN) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices