Wild signs Eric Staal to potentially center Zach Parise's line

Wild signs Eric Staal to potentially center Zach Parise's line

Wild forgoes free-agent binge bidding, acquires center by offering ideal opportunity

Chris Stewart reunited with Wild and most recent coach

July 1
Chris Stewart reunited with Wild and most recent coach
Chris Stewart, known for keeping the dressing room light even though his game is far from light, has returned to the Wild.

Wild re-signs Tyler Graovac, Zac Dalpe; Alex Stalock likely goalie candidate

July 1
Wild re-signs Tyler Graovac, Zac Dalpe; Alex Stalock likely goalie candidate
The Wild inked a couple more players.
Wild
July 1

Notable NHL free-agent signings

Eric Staal, C: N.Y. Rangers to Wild, three years, $10.5 million Kyle Okposo, RW: N.Y. Islanders to Buffalo, six years, $42 million Milan Lucic, LW: Los Angeles to…
Wild
July 1

New Wild faces

NEW WILD FACESEric Staal, CAge: 31Contract: Three years, $10.5 millionNHL career: In 929 career games, has 325 goals, 456 assists, 781 points and 680…
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Sports
July 1

Updated 2016-17 Wild Depth Chart

Here's a look at the updated depth chart after today's Wild signings
Sports
July 1

Wild signs center Eric Staal, right wing Chris Stewart, goalie Alex Stalock

The Wild struck out on David Backes and Kyle Okposo. But the team signed former Carolina captain Eric Staal, is bringing back winger Chris Stewart and reached a deal with goalie Alex Stalock.
Sports
July 1

NHL update: Wild talking to reps for Backes and Staal among others

The Wild and Boston Bruins are two of the teams hot after Backes. It could come down to dollars, cents and term and/or where the former Spring Lake Park sees the best fit.

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  • Western Conference
    Central w l otl points home away
    Dallas 50 23 9 109 28-11-2 22-12-7
    St. Louis 49 24 9 107 24-13-4 25-11-5
    Chicago 47 26 9 103 26-11-4 21-15-5
    Nashville 41 27 14 96 23-11-7 18-16-7
    Minnesota 38 33 11 87 21-16-4 17-17-7
    Colorado 39 39 4 82 17-20-4 22-19-0
    Winnipeg 35 39 8 78 18-19-4 17-20-4
  • Pacific w l otl points home away
    Anaheim 46 25 11 103 25-10-6 21-15-5
    Los Angeles 48 28 6 102 26-12-3 22-16-3
    San Jose 46 30 6 98 18-20-3 28-10-3
    Arizona 35 39 8 78 22-15-4 13-24-4
    Calgary 35 40 7 77 21-16-4 14-24-3
    Vancouver 31 38 13 75 15-21-5 16-17-8
    Edmonton 31 43 8 70 19-20-2 12-23-6
  • Eastern Conference
    Atlantic w l otl points home away
    Florida 47 26 9 103 25-11-5 22-15-4
    Tampa Bay 46 31 5 97 25-13-3 21-18-2
    Detroit 41 30 11 93 22-13-6 19-17-5
    Boston 42 31 9 93 17-18-6 25-13-3
    Ottawa 38 35 9 85 21-14-6 17-21-3
    Montreal 38 38 6 82 22-16-3 16-22-3
    Buffalo 35 36 11 81 16-19-6 19-17-5
    Toronto 29 42 11 69 14-18-9 15-24-2
  • Metropolitan w l otl points home away
    Washington 56 18 8 120 29-8-4 27-10-4
    Pittsburgh 48 26 8 104 26-11-4 22-15-4
    NY Rangers 46 27 9 101 27-10-4 19-17-5
    NY Islanders 45 27 10 100 25-11-5 20-16-5
    Philadelphia 41 27 14 96 23-10-8 18-17-6
    Carolina 35 31 16 86 19-15-7 16-16-9
    New Jersey 38 36 8 84 19-17-5 19-19-3
    Columbus 34 40 8 76 18-17-6 16-23-2
  • Goals
    Z. Parise MIN 25
    C. Coyle MIN 21
    N. Niederreiter MIN 20
    T. Vanek MIN 18
    M. Koivu MIN 17
  • Assists
    R. Suter MIN 43
    M. Koivu MIN 39
    M. Granlund MIN 31
    Z. Parise MIN 28
    J. Pominville MIN 25
  • Points
    M. Koivu MIN 56
    Z. Parise MIN 53
    R. Suter MIN 51
    M. Granlund MIN 44
    N. Niederreiter MIN 43
  • Goals-Against Avg.
    D. Dubnyk MIN 2.33
  • Saves
    D. Dubnyk MIN 1679
    D. Kuemper MIN 464
  • Wins
    D. Dubnyk MIN 32
    D. Kuemper MIN 6
  • Goals
    A. Ovechkin WAS 50
    P. Kane CHI 46
    J. Benn DAL 41
    V. Tarasenko STL 40
    J. Pavelski SJ 38
  • Assists
    E. Karlsson OTT 66
    J. Thornton SJ 63
    P. Kane CHI 60
    E. Kuznetsov WAS 57
    B. Wheeler WPG 52
  • Points
    P. Kane CHI 106
    J. Benn DAL 89
    S. Crosby PIT 85
    J. Thornton SJ 82
    E. Karlsson OTT 82
  • Goals-Against Avg.
    B. Bishop TB 2.06
    J. Gibson ANH 2.07
    B. Elliott STL 2.07
    C. Schneider NJ 2.15
    B. Holtby WAS 2.20
  • Saves
    H. Lundqvist NYR 1788
    C. Anderson OTT 1754
    T. Rask BOS 1697
    D. Dubnyk MIN 1679
    J. Quick LA 1671
  • Wins
    B. Holtby WAS 48
    J. Quick LA 40
    M. Jones SJ 37
    B. Bishop TB 35
    (4) Players 35
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Wild
July 1

NHL's Minnesota talent tempting but pricey for Wild

With only $12 million in cap space and a handful of forward holes to fill, there's a chance two of the top free agents from the state could be too costly.
Wild
July 1

Latest NHL free-agent signings and player news

Keep up with free-agent signings and other NHL roster moves.
Wild
June 30

Top unrestricted free agents in the NHL

The market opens at 11 a.m. Friday. Here are the league's top unrestricted free agents:
Sports
June 30

The Wild's 2016-17 depth chart, entering free agency

Here's an early look at what will be the Wild's ever-changing depth chart this offseason.
Wild
June 29

Big NHL deals overshadow Zucker's signing with Wild

The Wild's cost to sign a top free agent likely went up after Wednesday's moves that included Steven Stamkos staying in Tampa Bay and P.K. Subban heading to Nashville for Shea Weber
Sports
June 29
New York Islanders right wing Kyle Okposo (21) goes airborne as he ska...

Wild in on Kyle Okposo, Eric Staal ahead of free agency

The Wild creeps toward the opening of free agency Friday. During the courting period that started Saturday, the Wild has spoken with Kyle Okposo and his agent, Pat Brisson, multiple sources say.
Sports
June 29
Jason Zucker (16)

Jason Zucker signed to two-year contract by Wild

Zucker was set to become a free agent Friday and could have filed for arbitration by the July 5 deadline. He scored 13 goals in 71 games last season.
Sports
June 29

Debate: Who's in better shape for the future — Wild or Wolves?

The nature of both the NHL and NBA factors into and complicates the argument because one is a league of upsets and the other is kinder to favorites.
Wild
June 26

How will Wild reshape roster after a dull finish to draft?

Fletcher won't say right this second what he has up his sleeve. But he didn't buy out Thomas Vanek's contract for no reason. He has his paws in multiple trade scenarios.
Wild
June 26

Keith Tkachuk had big role in Wild top pick Luke Kunin's development

The longtime NHL star has known Luke Kunin since the Wild draft pick was 5 years old.
Wild
June 26

Wild draft pick will try to rebuild his image

Dmitry Sokolov, considered by most experts to be a top-15 or even top-10 draft pick heading into this past season, fell all the way to the Wild at 196th overall.
Wild
June 26
Luke Kunin and Wild management.

A look at the Wild draftees

With comments on the four picks by Wild assistant GM Brent Flahr.
Wild
June 26

A look at NHL free agency

Details for the days and weeks ahead.
Wild
June 25
Thomas Vanek

Vanek's contract is bought out, creating $5M in cap space

The Wild cut ties with Thomas Vanek only two years after the former Gophers star turned down long-term, mega-million dollar offers from other clubs.
Wild
June 25
Luke Kunin, center.

Wild lands a Badger with its first-round pick

Wisconsin's Luke Kunin thinks of himself as a center and, maybe most importantly for the Wild and its offense-starved fans, a goal scorer.

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