Minnesota Wild

Minnesota ‘always felt like home’ for Scandella, who was traded to Sabres
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Marco Scandella and Jason Pominville were both involved in the significant trade made between the Buffalo Sabres and Minnesota Wild, but it’s reasonable to assume that Scandella was more deeply shaken by the change. Scandella, meanwhile, admitted the shock he felt to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune’s Michael Russo. OK, shock might be a bit much since […]

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Minny re-signs tough guy Kurtis Gabriel
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The Minnesota Wild have re-signed forward Kurtis Gabriel to a one-year, two-way contract, per Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star Tribune. According to CapFriendly, the new deal has a $715,000 cap hit at the NHL level. The Wild selected Gabriel in the third round of the 2013 NHL Draft.

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Wild re-sign forward Kurtis Gabriel, goalie Steve Michalek
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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild have re-signed right wing Kurtis Gabriel and goalie Steve Michalek to one-year, two-way contracts. The deals with the restricted free agents were done Monday. Many of the moves by the Wild this summer have been

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Top prospect Kunin has eyes on making Wild roster this season
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After losing Jason Pominville, Alex Tuch and Erik Haula this offseason the Minnesota Wild have some open spots that will need filled this season. By all accounts he was one of the most impressive players at the Wild’s development camp and has his sights set on making the roster this season. “My first camp was […]

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From Edmonton to Minnesota, best friends Tyler Ennis and Jared Spurgeon reunited after trade
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The two families gathered in the backyard along the cul-de-sac in West Edmonton, like they had done many times before. “To the Minnesota Wild,” the group cheered. At long last, Jared Spurgeon and Tyler Ennis would play for the same NHL team.

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With Marco Scandella trade, new Sabres GM takes bold first step
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Buffalo Sabres fans were waiting for the first big, bold move from new general manager Jason Botterill, who was hired just over a month ago. The Sabres acquired defenseman Marco Scandella, winger (and old friend) Jason Pominville and a fourth-round pick in 2018 from the Minnesota Wild for center Tyler Ennis, winger Marcus Foligno and […]

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Captain returns: Sabres land Pominville in trade with Wild
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As pleased as Jason Pominville was upon hearing he was returning to the Buffalo Sabres, it was nothing compared to the excitement of his son, Jayden. "My little guy already has his (Sabres) jersey on right now," Pominville said Friday, shortly after the former Sabres captain and defenseman Marco Scandella were acquired in a trade […]

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Fletcher isn’t too worried about Wild’s cap situation
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A lot of eyes were on the Minnesota Wild at the NHL draft watching to see if they would make a move involving one of their defensemen. As of Saturday, the Wild have around $14 million in salary cap space (via CapFriendly) with only 15 players under contract for next season, while the new deals […]

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You’re hired: Panthers, Wild name assistant coaches
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The Florida Panthers and Minnesota Wild have added to their coaching staffs. McFarland is only 31 years old, which is relatively youthful in the coaching ranks, but he has spent the last three years as the head coach of the OHL’s Kingston Frontenacs. “In three seasons as a head coach in Kingston, Paul’s team has […]

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Will Reilly, final 2017 NHL draft pick, ‘honored’ to be chosen by Penguins
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By the time Will Reilly’s name was announced as the 217th and final pick of the 2017 NHL draft, he had already turned off his television. At home in Toronto, Reilly was tuning in mostly to see where his neighbor, Jacob Golden, would go. Golden went 147th to the Minnesota Wild, and that’s when Reilly stopped […]

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Could the Wild still make a deal with Vegas?
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George McPhee said Tuesday that he has at least six trades completed ahead of tomorrow’s expansion draft. Could the Minnesota Wild perhaps be among the potential trading partners? General manager Chuck Fletcher and the Wild left Eric Staal, Matt Dumba

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Wild unveil new jerseys for 2017-18 season
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ST. PAUL, Minn. (KMSP) – The Minnesota Wild unveiled their new jerseys for the 2017-18 season on Tuesday. The Wild’s brand content and creative services team worked with designers from the NHL and Adidas to give the new home jersey a “vintage feel that pays tribute to some of the best sweaters from a long […]

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