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TSP: Minnesota Wild Prospects

Welcome to the 2015 edition of Top Shelf Prospects.  As the summer progresses, I will be featuring each NHL team’s top prospects, following the order of the first round of the 2015 NHL draft (as if there were no traded draft picks) —you can find all the articles here. Because we already published an extensive NHL Draft preview, I will not be reviewing the…

2003 Season:  Player Marian Gaborik of the Minnesota Wild.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett Studios/Getty Images)

Call to the Hall: Minnesota Wild

Welcome to LWOS Hockey’s summer series, Call to the Hall, where we take a look at the next great player from each NHL franchise to get called to the Hockey Hall of Fame. There are a few caveats, the player must be active, and must have played 300 games (or 150 for goaltenders) with the franchise. Check out the previous…

CHICAGO, IL - MAY 03:  Jason Zucker #16 of the Minnesota Wild skates against the Chicago Blackhawks in Game Two of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 3, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Wild 5-2.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Jason Zucker And The Most Efficient Scoring Bargains

In today’s NHL, with the Salary Cap in place, teams are looking to find every bargain they can find. Whether it be turning over every rock during free agency, or getting big production from a young player on an entry-level contract, getting more from less is almost a necessity to compete when it matters most. For the Chicago Blackhawks, they…

ST PAUL, MN - APRIL 20: Chris Stewart #44 of the Minnesota Wild controls the puck adjacent Patrik Berglund #21 of the St. Louis Blues during the first period in Game Three of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 20, 2015 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minnesota. The Wild defeated the Blues 3-0. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Report: Chris Stewart Set to Sign With Anaheim

It appears that Chris Stewart, who played for the Buffalo Sabres and Minnesota Wild in 2014-15, has found his third NHL home the past calendar year.  Andy Strickland was first with the story. Free agent Chris Stewart is nearing a one-year deal with the #NHLducks and won’t be returning to the #MNwild. Announcement expected soon — Andy Strickland (@andystrickland) July 11,…


Minnesota Wild Re-Sign Mikael Granlund

It was announced Wednesday afternoon that the Minnesota Wild have agreed to terms of a contract extension with 23-year-old center Mikael Granlund. Minnesota Wild have re-signed Mikael Granlund to a 2-year contract. #NHLFreeAgency — TSN Radio Vancouver (@TSN1040) July 1, 2015   Granlund will be making a total of $6 million over the course of his two-year extension, making $2.8…


LWOS 2015 NHL Draft Grades Part 2

Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the daily column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players.  Each day I will bring you a new player profile or topical article in the lead-up to the 2014 NHL Draft.  Be sure to bookmark the site, follow me on Twitter, and spread the word for the site that will bring…

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Minnesota Wild Re-Sign Devan Dubnyk

The Minnesota Wild have come to terms with Vezina trophy finalist Devan Dubnyk on a 6-year deal worth $26 million ($4.33 million AAV).

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