Minnesota Wild News


The Wild have re-signed Nico Sturm to a one-year contract.

After finishing his Junior season at Clarkson University, Sturm turned pro and appeared in two NHL games with the Wild at the end of 2019. The 24-year-old led Clarkson with 45 points (14G / 31A) in 39 games. Sturm has NHL-size (6-foot-3, 207 lbs.) but with Eric Staal, Mikko Koivu, Joel Eriksson Ek and Victor Rask ahead of him on the depth chart, he is likely headed for the AHL to start the year.

Source: Minnesota Wild 07/16/19, 9:26 pm EST

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The Wild have re-signed Ryan Donato to a two-year contract worth $3.8M ($1.9M AAV).

The Wild acquired Donato in the Charlie Coyle trade and the Harvard grad picked up 16 points (4G / 12A) in 22 games with Minnesota after the trade. The 24-year-old has gifted hands and middle-6 potential but his position to start 2020 is uncertain. He had a strong showing to end last season but the additions of Mats Zuccarello and Ryan Hartman will likely push him down the depth chart and maybe to the AHL to being the year.

Source: Minnesota Wild 07/16/19, 9:29 pm EST

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The Wld have signed Brad Hunt to a two-year, $1.4 million ($700K AAV) contract extension.

Hunt has bounced around the NHL over the last few seasons but will stick in Minnesota for a couple of seasons. Hunt was acquired from Vegas in the middle of the 2019 season and finished with five points (3G / 2A) in 29 games with the Wild—12 points (5G / 7A) in 42 games overall.

Source: Minnesota Wild 06/24/19, 12:46 pm EST

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The Wild signed Gerry Mayhew to a two-year, two-way contract.

Mayhew has become one of Iowa's (AHL) top offensive players this season, setting a club record with 27 goals during the regular season. He's kept that pace going in the postseason as well; his nine goals leads all players in the Calder Cup Playoffs. His 60 points during the regular season nearly doubled his total from last year, his first full season as a professional.

Source: Minnesota Wild 05/13/19, 3:41 pm EST

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Zuccarello (maintenance) will not play on Friday; expected to be ready for the playoffs.

Zuccarello made a surprise return to the Stars lineup on Tuesday but will be shutdown for the rest of the regular season to ensure that he is ready to go for the playoffs. Zuccarello has one goal and two assists in two games with Dallas so they can only hope he is 100 percent in the postseason.

Source: Mark Stepneski 04/4/19, 1:52 pm EST

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Stalock will start Thursday vs. the Bruins.

Stalock allowed three goals on 20 shots in the Wild’s loss to the Islanders on March 17th. Stalock has not registered a win since January 15th, going 0-2-3 with a 3.87 GAA and .877 SV% in his last six appearances (five starts). In his first start vs. the Bruins, Stalock allowed four goals on 27 shots in a 4-0 loss.

Source: Jessi Pierce 04/4/19, 2:09 pm EST

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