Hockey

Parise and Suter Signings Trigger Ticket Sales
The Minnesota Wild signings of top free agents Ryan Suter and Zach Parise triggered 500 season tickets sales for the Wild in the first 2 hours after the signings were announced.  The Wild signed 700 season tickets yesterday alone.  Single game tickets arn’t available for…
Wild Road Tour Comes Through St. Cloud
The Minnesota Wild road tour came through St. Cloud Wednesday.  Current players Nate Prosser and Jason Zucker and radio announcers Bob Kurtz and Tom Reid stopped at MAC to sign autographs and meet the public.  Fans had a chance to play chuck-a-puck as well...
Wild Re-Sign Rau and Agree to Deal With Veilleux
The Minnesota Wild have re-signed center Chad Rau to a 2-year contract and agreed to terms on a 1-year contract with left wing Stephane Veilleux.  Veilleux returned to the Wild in a trade with New Jersey in February.  Rau scored 2 goals in 9 games for the Wild last season...
Wild Re-Sign Harding to 3-Year Contract
The Minnesota Wild signed goaltender Josh Harding to a 3-year $5.7 Million contract extension Tuesday.  Harding would have become a unrestricted free agent next month.  The 28-year old Harding has been a backup throughout his NHL career behind 34-year old Niklas Backstrom...
Wild Sign Goaltending Prospect, Gustafsson
The Minnesota Wild signed goaltender Johan Gustafsson to a 3-year entry level contract.  The Wild made that announcement Thursday giving them 5 picks from the 2010 draft under contract.  The 20-year old Gustafsson had a 1.68 goals against average and a ...
Wild Sign Top Prospect, Granlund
The Minnesota Wild have signed top prospect Mikael Granlund to a 3-year $2.7 Million contract.  The contract includes $90,000 in bonus money annually.  He is ranked as the #2 overall prospect in the Hockey News Future Watch.  Granlund scored 40 points in 43 games as a 17-year old …
Wild Sign Stoner to 2-Year Contract
The Minnesota Wild signed defenseman Clayton Stoner to a 2-year contract extension worth $2.1 Million.  The 27-year old had 1 goal and 4 assists in 51 games with the Wild in 2011-2012.  Stoner was a 3rd round pick by the Wild in 2004
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MN Wild to Pick #7
The Minnesota Wild did not win the NHL draft lottery Tuesday night.  Edmonton won the lottery for a 3rd straight season.  The Wild had a 4.7% chance of moving up to as high as #3 in the NHL draft.  The draft is considered defenseman heavy in the top ten of the first round...
Wild Close Season With 4-1 Loss To Coyotes
The Minnesota Wild gave up 2 first period goals and lost 4-1 at home to Phoenix Saturday night to close the 2011-2012 season.  Dany Heatley scored the lone Minnesota goal and Niklas Backstrom had 24 saves.  Heatley’s goal is his 24th...
BC Pounds Gopher Hockey At Frozen Four
The Gopher men’s hockey team lost 6-1 to Boston College Thursday night in the Frozen Four National Semifinals in Tampa, Florida.  Minnesota trailed 1-0 after the first period and were down 4-0 after 2.  The Gophers got as close as 4-1 before Boston College scored 2 more goa…

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