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Kunin (upper-body) will return to the Wild lineup on Thursday.

Kunin missed the last two games with an upper-body injury but will replace Joel Eriksson Ek (lower-body) in the lineup tomorrow. Kunin will skate on the second line with Jason Zucker and Ryan Donato and has 14 points (5G / 9A) in 37 games this season.

Source: Sarah McLellan 03/13/19, 12:32 pm EST

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Kunin is questionable for Friday due to an “upper-body” injury.

Kunin left Thursday’s game with an upper-body injury but head coach Bruce Boudreau added that he was “a little woozy,” which suggests that it is a head-related injury. If Kunin can’t play, Joel Eriksson Ek will likely move to the second line and Jordan Greenway will likely shift to centre on the third line.

Source: Sarah McLellan 03/8/19, 3:02 pm EST

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The Wild have recalled Luke Kunin from Iowa (AHL).

Kunin has split his 2018-19 campaign between the AHL and NHL. The 2016 first-round pick (No.15 overall) has five points (1G / 4A) in 21 games with Minnesota and 16 points (9G / 7A) in 25 games with Iowa. Kunin will likely draw onto the third line on Tuesday with Pontus Aberg injured.

Source: Michael Russo 02/4/19, 11:26 am EST

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The Wild have recalled Luke Kunin from Iowa (AHL).

Kunin has spent the last two-plus months in Iowa working his way back from knee surgery and an injury to Mikko Koivu has finally opened the door for an NHL return. The 2016 No.15 overall pick has registered 15 points (8G / 7A) in 21 games with Iowa this season.

Source: Michael Russo 12/9/18, 11:04 pm EST

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Kunin will undergo surgery to repair a torn ACL; will be sidelined for 6-8 months.

Kunin tore his ACL in Sunday’s game against the Red Wings and his season is over. This is a tough break for the former first-round pick (No.15 overall in 2016) who appeared to have earned a role with the Wild down the stretch after picking up 19 points (10G / 9A) in 36 games with Iowa (AHL).

Source: Minnesota Wild 03/5/18, 4:08 pm EST

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The Wild have recalled Luke Kunin from Iowa (AHL).

Kunin, 19, was the No.15 overall pick in the 2016 NHL draft and comes up looking to make his NHL debut this weekend. Kunin turned pro at the end of last season after two years at the University of Wisconsin. In 14 AHL games, Kunin has six goals and four assists (10 points).

Source: Rachel Blount 10/13/17, 8:37 am EST

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