With two early-August salary arbitration hearings looming, it seemed like the Minnesota Wild were aiming to re-sign one known quantity (Nino Niederreiter) and one forward with a bit more mystery (Mikael Granlund). After all, with three consecutive 20+ goal seasons in mind, the Wild already knew they were getting someone very productive in Niederreiter, who […]
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Wild have agreed to terms with right wing Nino Niederreiter on a five-year, $26.25 million contract. Niederreiter will make $4.6 million this season. With a big body in front of the net and a sharp shot, Niederreiter has thrived in Minnesota since being acquired four years ago in a […]
MINNEAPOLIS – The playoffs have become a given for the Minnesota Lynx, who have become the most dominant team in the WNBA. Where their fans will see them play is another matter. The major remodel taking place at the Target Center forced the Lynx to move across the Mississippi to St. Paul and the Xcel […]
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 […]
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.
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
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]