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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).

MANCHESTER, NH - MARCH 27: Mike Reilly #5 of the Minnesota Golden Gophers skates against the Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs during the NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Northeast Regional Championship Semifinal at the Verizon Wireless Arena on March 27, 2015 in Manchester, New Hampshire. The Bulldogs won 4-1. (Photo by Richard T Gagnon/Getty Images)

Defenseman Mike Reilly Signs with Minnesota

Defenseman Mike Reilly has finally decided on a landing spot, signing an entry-level deal with the Minnesota Wild. The deal for the 21-year-old blue-liner is for two years valued at $1.85 million. Mike Reilly has chosen to sign with Minnesota. He picked them over Chicago and Pittsburgh. — Chris Johnston (@reporterchris) June 26, 2015 Drafted 98th overall in the 2011…

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NHL’s 30 in 30: Minnesota Wild

For the month of June, Last Word On Sports will be covering each team in our 30 in 30 series. Once a day, we take a look at an NHL team’s past season, what their off-season looks like, and what they could hope to achieve before the start of their 2015-16 season. Everybody wants to get better and improve upon…

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The NHL Loses a Role Model in Josh Harding

The Minnesota Wild are not known for a long history success. In their fourteen years in existence, they have made six playoff appearances, including one in each of the last three seasons. Despite these recent playoff berths, they have entered as a wild card in two of the last three seasons. Usually, the heart and soul of a team is their…

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Report: Josh Harding Expected to Retire

A report in the Minneapolis Star-Tribune today indicates that Minnesota Wild goaltender Josh Harding is expected to announce his retirement shortly.  His contract with the wild expires at the end of June, and he is scheduled to be an unrestricted free agent on July 1st.  He is 30 years old, and will turn 31 in June. “I wouldn’t want to…

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