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 […]
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
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 […]
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
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
The Minnesota Wild announced a ton of promotions in their front office on Thursday, including a boost for a familiar face in former forward Andrew Brunette. Brunette and Shep Harder were both promoted to assistant GM positions. Brent Flahr was bumped
The Minnesota Wild have promoted Andrew Brunette to assistant general manager, the latest post in the organization for one of the best players in franchise history. Brunette's elevated role was announced Thursday, with 10 other hockey operations and business side promotions. Brunette was a hockey operations adviser last season after serving as an assistant coach […]