Minnesota Wild Wiretap

Capitals Acquire Tyler Graovac From Wild For 2018 Pick

Jun 15, 2017 2:16 AM

The Capitals have acquired forward Tyler Graovac from the Wild for a 2018 fifth-round pick.

Capitals GM Brian MacLellan announced the trade Wednesday night. The deal gives Washington a second forward under contract for next season to satisfy the minimum exposure requirements for the upcoming Vegas Golden Knights expansion draft.

Because they have Graovac, the Capitals can protect center Lars Eller.

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Wild Owner 'Happily Surprised' By Old Predators Team

May 18, 2017 1:36 AM

Minnesota Wild owner Craig Leipold says he's "happily surprised" by the excitement generated in Nashville by the Predators, the club that he helped bring into the NHL nearly 20 years ago.

Leipold said Wednesday that seeing the support for the Predators in a nontraditional market has been "pretty cool to watch."

When asked whether he was jealous of division-rival Nashville's success, in light of his Wild's elimination in the first round, Leipold said he was simply envious of all four teams still alive in the playoffs.

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Tags: Minnesota Wild, Nashville Predators, Misc Rumor, Team Achievement

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Jason Zucker Undergoes Surgery

May 5, 2017 1:32 AM

Wild left winger Jason Zucker has undergone surgery to repair a muscle in his midsection, with recovery expected in time for the start of training camp.

The Wild announced Thursday that the surgery went as planned for a bilateral core muscle repair.

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Zach Parise Out Three Weeks With Eye Injury

Mar 30, 2017 3:05 PM

Zach Parise will likely miss the next three games with bruising and swelling around his eye from a high stick to the face that led to blows to his head as he fell.

Bruce Boudreau said Parise came away from the scary collision with his vision intact and perhaps on track to return next week.

"A little sore in his upper body, but I don't think he's going to be out for a long period of time," Boudreau said.

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Coyotes Trade Hanzal, White To Wild For Downing

Feb 27, 2017 1:04 AM

Coyotes GM John Chayka announced today that the Coyotes have traded forwards Martin Hanzal and Ryan White and a 2017 fourth round choice to the Wild in exchange for a 2017 first round draft choice, a 2018 second round draft choice and a 2019 conditional fourth round draft choice. In addition, the Coyotes have acquired forward Grayson Downing. Both Hanzal and White will become unrestricted free agents on July 1, 2017.

"On behalf of the entire organization, we would like to thank Martin for all of his contributions to the Coyotes on and off the ice over the past 10 seasons," said Chayka. "We wish him the best of the luck in the future."

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Martin Havlat Retires After 14 NHL Seasons

Feb 9, 2017 1:43 AM

Martin Havlat has announced his retirement after putting up 594 points in 790 NHL games over 14 seasons.

Nicknamed "Mach 9" for his skating prowess, Havlat played for the Senators, Blackhawks, Wild, Sharks, Devils and Blues. The 35-year-old announced his retirement on Wednesday through the NHL Players' Association.

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Tags: Ottawa Senators, Chicago Blackhawks, Minnesota Wild, New Jersey Devils, San Jose Sharks, St Louis Blues, Misc Rumor

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NHL Names Aho, Granlund, Budaj 'Three Stars' For The Week

Feb 6, 2017 2:40 PM

Hurricanes right wing Sebastian Aho, Wild center Mikael Granlund and Kings goaltender Peter Budaj have been named the NHL’s “Three Stars” for the week ending Feb. 5.

FIRST STAR – SEBASTIAN AHO, RW, HURRICANES Aho tied for the League lead with four goals (4-1—5) including two game-winning tallies as the Hurricanes (24-20-7, 55 points) won all three of their games. 

SECOND STAR – MIKAEL GRANLUND, C, WILD Granlund finished the week tied for first in points with 3-3—6 as the Western Conference-leading Wild (34-12-5, 73 points) won two of three contests. 

THIRD STAR – PETER BUDAJ, G, KINGS Budaj went 3-1-0 with a 1.62 goals-against average, .930 save percentage and two shutouts as the Kings, who hold the first Wild Card spot in the Western Conference, improved to 27-22-4 (58 points). 

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Tags: Carolina Hurricanes, Minnesota Wild, Los Angeles Kings, Misc Rumor, Personal Award

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Jonas Brodin Out For At Least Four Weeks

Jan 19, 2017 2:35 AM

Minnesota Wild defenseman Jonas Brodin will miss at least the next month because of a broken finger.

Brodin was hurt Tuesday in the Wild's 4-3 loss to New Jersey. After Brodin was examined by a specialist, the Wild announced Wednesday that Brodin will be out for a minimum of four weeks.

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Zach Parise Week-To-Week With Lower Body Injury

Oct 30, 2016 8:33 PM

Zach Parise is week-to-week with a lower body injury.

The Wild say Parise was injured during a 4-0 win over Buffalo on Thursday.

Parise got his 300th career goal last Sunday. He missed last season's playoffs because of a back injury.

 

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Wild, Matt Dumba Agree On Two-Year, $5.1M Deal

Jul 29, 2016 2:44 AM

The Minnesota Wild and defenseman Matt Dumba have agreed to terms on a two-year, $5.1 million contract.

The deal was done Thursday. Dumba, who was a restricted free agent, will make $2.35 million this season and $2.75 million next season.

Dumba was the Wild's first-round draft pick in 2012. He totaled 10 goals, 16 assists, 83 hits and 56 blocked shots in 81 regular-season games in 2015-16, all career highs.

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Blues Hire Yeo To Take Over For Hitchcock After Next Season
The Blues have hired former Wild head coach Mike Yeo as associate head coach.

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Guilty Plea In Case Linked To Boogaard's Death
Jordan Hart entered the plea in Manhattan federal court

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Wild Name Scott Stevens Assistant Coach
The Wild have hired Scott Stevens to join head coach Bruce Boudreau's staff.

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Wild Hire Bruce Boudreau As Head Coach
Bruce Boudreau was fired as head coach of the Ducks on April 29.

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Wild GM: Torchetti A Serious Candidate For Permanent Head Coach
The Wild finished 17-15-1 under John Torchetti.

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Thomas Vanek Will Miss The Start Of The Playoffs
Wild left wing Thomas Vanek has aggravated an upper-body injury.

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Wild Complete Season Sweep Of Hawks
The Wild won all five games against the Blackhawks this season.

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Wild Fire Coach Mike Yeo
The Wild have named John Torchetti the interim coach replacement.

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Wild Sign Jared Spurgeon To Four-Year, $20.75M Deal
Wild GM Chuck Fletcher said "I think it's a fair-market-value contract" for Jared Spurgeon.

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NHL Names Varlamov, Oshie, Koivu 'Three Stars'
Semyon Varlamov went 3-0-0 with one shutout to help the Avs extend their winning streak to five games.

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Wild Claim Jarret Stoll Off Waivers From Rangers
Jarret Stoll had one goal and two assists in 29 games for the Rangers this season.

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Ducks Get First Win Of The Season
Anaheim goalie Anton Khudobin had 34 saves as the Ducks defeated the Minnesota Wild 4-1 on Sunday night.

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Wild Claim Chris Porter Off Waivers
Chris Porter is a close friend of Zach Parise.

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Ducks, Chris Stewart Agree To One-Year, $1.7M Deal
Right wing Chris Stewart played for the Sabres and Wild last season.

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Wild Re-Sign Devan Dubnyk To Six-Year Deal
Devan Dubnyk's new 6- year deal with the Wild is worth $26 million.

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Hawks Complete Sweep Over Wild
The Blackhawks advance to the Western Conference finals for the fifth time in the last seven years.

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Kane's Goal Gives Hawks Win Over Wild
The Blackhawks have taken a commanding 3-0 lead in the Western semifinals.

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Kane, Crawford Lead Hawks Past Wild, Take 2-0 Series Lead
Patrick Kane scored two goals in the Blackhawks 4-1 win over the Wild on Sunday.

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Hawks Edge Wild 4-3 To Take Game 1
Teuvo Teravainen scored the deciding goal as the Blackhawks defeat the Wild by the score of 4-3 on Friday night.

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Wild Win To Advance To Second Round
The Wild will now face-off with the Blackhawks in the Western Conference semifinals.

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