Granlund agrees to deal with Wild; Carter, Prosser close

Granlund agrees to deal with Wild; Carter, Prosser close

The Wild re-signed its No. 1 center and is close to re-signing two local depth players.

Don't expect a big bang from the Wild in free agency

July 1
Don't expect a big bang from the Wild in free agency
With little to spend under the salary cap, GM Chuck Fletcher could focus on depth signings.

Blackhawks trade Saad to Blue Jackets in seven-player deal

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Blackhawks trade Saad to Blue Jackets in seven-player deal
The Chicago Blackhawks said all along that Brandon Saad would be back next season.
Sports
June 30

Russo: Wild updates on the eve of free agency

The Wild very well could be quiet as the calendar turns to July on Wednesday
Wild
June 30
Mike Richards

Kings terminate Richards' contract for "breach”

The club is trying to get out of the last five seasons of Mike Richards’ 12-year, $69 million contract.
Wild
June 30

Chart: A look at NHL free agency and the Wild

NHL free agency begins at 11 a.m. Wednesday.
Wild
June 30
Phil Housley

Phil Housley finally gets call from Hockey Hall of Fame

The routine repeated itself every summer, around the time when Phil Housley knew the Hockey Hall of Fame was about to announce its newest inductees.
Gophers
June 30
Gophers defenseman Mike Reilly against North Dakota in the 2014 Frozen Four.

Former Gopher Reilly reflects on his decision to sign with the Wild

The All-America defenseman, who'll officially sign this week, went through the ups and downs of free agency.

nhl Statistics

  • Western Central w l otl points home away
    St. Louis 51 24 7 109 27-12-2 24-12-5
    Nashville 47 25 10 104 28-9-4 19-16-6
    Chicago 48 28 6 102 24-12-5 24-16-1
    Minnesota 46 28 8 100 22-13-6 24-15-2
    Winnipeg 43 26 13 99 23-13-5 20-13-8
    Dallas 41 31 10 92 17-16-8 24-15-2
    Colorado 39 31 12 90 23-15-3 16-16-9
  • Western Pacific w l otl points home away
    Anaheim 51 24 7 109 26-12-3 25-12-4
    Vancouver 48 29 5 101 24-15-2 24-14-3
    Calgary 45 30 7 97 23-13-5 22-17-2
    Los Angeles 40 27 15 95 25-9-7 15-18-8
    San Jose 40 33 9 89 19-17-5 21-16-4
    Edmonton 24 44 14 62 15-23-3 9-21-11
    Arizona 24 50 8 56 11-25-5 13-25-3
  • Eastern Atlantic w l otl points home away
    Montreal 50 22 10 110 26-9-6 24-13-4
    Tampa Bay 50 24 8 108 32-8-1 18-16-7
    Detroit 43 25 14 100 22-10-9 21-15-5
    Ottawa 43 26 13 99 23-13-5 20-13-8
    Boston 41 27 14 96 24-10-7 17-17-7
    Florida 38 29 15 91 21-13-7 17-16-8
    Toronto 30 44 8 68 22-17-2 8-27-6
    Buffalo 23 51 8 54 14-22-5 9-29-3
  • Eastern Metropolitan w l otl points home away
    NY Rangers 53 22 7 113 25-11-5 28-11-2
    NY Islanders 47 28 7 101 25-14-2 22-14-5
    Washington 45 26 11 101 23-13-5 22-13-6
    Pittsburgh 43 27 12 98 23-14-4 20-13-8
    Columbus 42 35 5 89 19-20-2 23-15-3
    Philadelphia 33 31 18 84 23-11-7 10-20-11
    New Jersey 32 36 14 78 19-14-8 13-22-6
    Carolina 30 41 11 71 18-16-7 12-25-4
  • Goals
    A. Ovechkin WAS 53
    S. Stamkos TB 43
    R. Nash NYR 42
    J. Tavares NYI 38
    (4) Players 37
  • Assists
    N. Backstrom WAS 60
    J. Voracek PHI 59
    S. Crosby PIT 56
    D. Sedin VAN 56
    H. Sedin VAN 55
  • Points
    J. Benn DAL 87
    J. Tavares NYI 86
    S. Crosby PIT 84
    A. Ovechkin WAS 81
    J. Voracek PHI 81
  • Goals-Against Avg.
    C. Price MON 1.96
    D. Dubnyk MIN 2.07
    P. Rinne NSH 2.18
    C. Talbot NYR 2.21
    B. Holtby WAS 2.22
  • Saves
    B. Holtby WAS 1887
    T. Rask BOS 1855
    C. Schneider NJ 1834
    C. Price MON 1823
    M. Smith ARI 1768
  • Wins
    C. Price MON 44
    B. Holtby WAS 41
    P. Rinne NSH 41
    B. Bishop TB 40
    J. Halak NYI 38
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Video
June 29

Wild Minute: Jordan Greenway talks about being drafted

The Wild took the Boston University incoming freshman 50th overall Saturday.
Wild
June 29

Chart: About Phil Housley

A look at the defenseman's road from South St. Paul to the Hockey Hall of Fame:
Wild
June 29

Predators sign forward Austin Watson to 2-year contract

The Nashville Predators have signed forward Austin Watson to a two-year contract.
Sports
June 29
Phil Housley

Hockey Hall of Fame calls Housley

The South St. Paul native is the fourth-leading scorer among defensemen in NHL history.
Wild
June 29

Lidstrom strong favorite to headline 2015 Hockey Hall class

The seven Norris Trophies as the best defenseman of his era and four Stanley Cups as a cornerstone of the Detroit Red Wings make him a strong favorite to be elected.
Wild
June 28

Greenway is seen as 'heck of a pick' for Wild

The Wild also drafted Lakeville North’s Sadek.
Sports
June 28

Russo: A closer look at Dubnyk's new contract

Obviously, time will tell if the contract pans out, if the second half was a flash in the pan or the real Devan Dubnyk. The deal's structure is in line with many NHL goalie contracts.
Wild
June 27

Capsule look at the Wild's draft picks

Michael Russo takes a look at the draft class, with comments by assistant GM Brent Flahr:
Wild
June 27

Team-by-team NHL draft selections

A look at how each team drafted:
Wild
June 27

Minnesotans selected in the NHL draft

A look at the Minnesotans who got the call from the NHL:
Wild
June 27
Wild goalie Devin Dubnyk

Wild Insider: Lineup looks similar with goalie Dubnyk in the fold

GM Chuck Fletcher's next task will be re-signing restricted free agents such as Mikael Granlund.
Wild
June 27
Jason Pominville and Mikael Gralnund

Wild depth chart after draft

A look at how staff writer Michael Russo sees the Wild roster shaping up:
Wild
June 27

NHL: Talbot, Lack, Niemi among goalies to change teams

The second day of the draft was heavy on trades.
Wild
June 27
Devan Dubnyk

Dubnyk agrees to a six-year, $26M contract with Wild

The season-saving goalie capped an eventful week by reaching a deal to stay in Minnesota.
Sports
June 27

Wild, Dubnyk agree to 6-year, $26M contract, sources say

After three days of heavy-duty negotiation, the Wild has agreed to terms with goaltender Devan Dubnyk on a six-year, $26 million deal, sources say. That's a $4.33 million cap hit, making Dubnyk the 21st-highest paid goaltender in the game.
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