Minnesota Wild

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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Report: Wild’s Haula agrees to sign with Vegas
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It appears the Minnesota Wild have lost forward Erik Haula to the Vegas Golden Knights, according to Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star Tribune. The Wild had exposed Eric Staal, Matt Dumba and Marco Scandella, but apparently had been in talks with Vegas general manager George McPhee to make a deal. It was reported later […]

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First look: Adidas NHL jerseys, including Golden Knights
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The official announcement is in hours, but the full slate of Adidas redesigned NHL home jerseys has leaked, courtesy of Josh Wilson on Twitter: Including our first look at the Vegas Golden Knights jerseys: The New Jersey Devils ones look sweet. The Minnesota

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After developing players, ‘it’s a bit frustrating’ to possibly lose one in expansion draft
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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) There were many years in Minnesota Wild history when assembling a list of their top 10 players would have been a breeze. The downside to the roster depth the Wild have built has arrived this week in the form of the NHL expansion draft, which will rob them of a valuable […]

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Wild could lose Dumba, Staal or Scandella in Vegas expansion draft
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Look, every glance at a team’s available players for the Vegas Golden Knights’ expansion draft comes with the caveat that there might be a “side deal” involved. Maybe tantalizing Player X won’t be on the table thanks to … well, the expansion draft equivalent

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NHL Expansion Draft: Minnesota Wild available and protected list
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ST. PAUL, Minn. (KMSP) – The Minnesota Wild released its official list of players that will be protected from the NHL Expansion Draft, as well as its list of players that will be available to the new Las Vegas Golden Knights franchise. PROTECTED PLAYERS Forwards: Charlie Coyle, Mikael Granlund, Mikko Koivu, Nino Niederreiter, Zach Parise, Jason […]

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Wild GM ‘listening’ to trade offers for Dumba, Brodin before expansion draft
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With Saturday’s trade freeze looming ahead of the Vegas Golden Knights’ expansion draft, Minnesota Wild GM Chuck Fletcher is one of the executives in the biggest binds. To be more specific, if one blueliner would go, Russo reports that Fletcher has received “quality offers” for Mathew Dumba and Jonas Brodin (especially Brodin). The Wild general […]

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Bruins and Wild reportedly engaged in trade discussions for Jonas Brodin
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With the offseason potentially days away and the NHL expansion draft around the corner, NHL teams are already working on roster changes. Per reports from CSNNE reporter Joe Haggerty, the Boston Bruins and Minnesota Wild are already in “ongoing trade discussions,” likely for Wild defenseman Jonas Brodin. The 6’1, 194-pound Brodin is coming off a […]

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Report: No negotiations yet between Wild and pending RFAs Granlund, Niederreiter
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Mikael Granlund had a career year. Nino Niederreiter had a career year. Both Minnesota Wild forwards are also on expiring contacts, pending restricted free agents and due for raises after scoring 26 goals and 69 points, and 25 goals and 57 points, respectively.

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NHL wins dismissal of Boogaard lawsuit over enforcer's death
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A U.S. judge on Monday dismissed a wrongful death lawsuit against the National Hockey League by the family of former enforcer Derek Boogaard, while admonishing the league to do a better job taking care of its players' health. U.S. District Judge Gary Feinerman in Chicago said Len and Joanne Boogaard lacked authority to sue because […]

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Judge dismisses Boogaard’s wrongful death lawsuit
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CHICAGO (AP) A federal judge has dismissed a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of a former NHL player who blamed the league for their son’s brain damage and addiction to prescription painkillers. Derek Boogaard was a feared enforcer with the New York Rangers and Minnesota Wild.

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