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Minnesota Wild fires Mike Yeo after losing 13 of its last 14 games

Minnesota Wild fires Mike Yeo after losing 13 of its last 14 games

The Minnesota Wild fired coach Mike Yeo on Saturday night, a few hours following their eighth straight loss and 13th in the last 14 games.

General manager Chuck Fletcher, who said a week ago that Yeo's job was safe, announced the decision after the Boston Bruins beat the Wild 4-2 to match the franchise's longest home winless streak at eight.

“I would like to thank Mike for the hard work and dedication he provided behind the bench for the Minnesota Wild organization and wish him the best in the future,” Fletcher said in a statement released by the team.

Owner Craig Leipold declined to comment. Fletcher was scheduled to speak with reporters on Sunday morning....

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