Three keys to the offseason: Minnesota Wild

The Wild could use a young center to play in their top six. Is Ryan Nugent-Hopkins a match? Jeff Vinnick/NHL/Getty Images

After consecutive seasons in which the Minnesota Wild advanced to the second round, their playoffs were cut short in the first by the Dallas Stars' win in Game 6. After years of progress under GM Chuck Fletcher, this season was a step in the wrong direction.

Here’s a look at where the Wild should focus on during the offseason to get back on track: