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By Greg Komarnicky
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Nov 23rd, 2016
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Hard to believe that one quarter of the season is already gone. As most teams have now hit or surpassed the 20 game threshold it is time to take a look back at how players and teams have done for the start of the season. Big Events Oct 12th – Austin Matthews Debut Oct 19th […]...
By Luke Rachar
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Nov 17th, 2016
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Today GM Chuck Fletcher announced they would be sending rookie phenom Joel Ek Eriksson back to Sweden after his 9-game stint with the Wild this season. Despite this reassignment, there are a lot of positives to go around for hockey club. Ek Eriksson stepped into the NHL just about as well as you coul...
By ZackNevesLITU
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Jun 10th, 2016
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  At 38 years young, the other Niklas Backstrom has decided it’s not yet time to hang up the pads. The Finnish netminder has signed a one-year deal with HIFK Helsinki in Finland’s top league, Liiga (formerly SM-Liiga). Once a star goalie in the NHL, Backstrom has been consistently si...
By Greg Komarnicky
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May 23rd, 2015
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The Minnesota Wild suffer from a depleted prospect pool. This is thanks to many of the prospects graduating in recent seasons including Niederreiter, Granlund, Coyle and Haula. Zucker sits on the verge of joining that group with 98 games played. Kaapo Kahkonen looked very strong thus year. Kahonen fi...
By ZackNevesLITU
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May 12th, 2015
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According to the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Minnesota Wild goaltender Josh Harding is expected to announce his retirement. At just 30 years old, Harding’s multiple sclerosis has been causing complications that are forcing him to hang up the skates. He played just two games this season with the I...
By Joshua Heuving
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May 8th, 2015
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On Thursday goaltender Brandon Whitney signed with the Milwaukee Admirals of the American Hockey League. Whitney was originally drafted by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 7th round (191st overall) of the 2012 entry draft. The Blackhawks decided not to sign the goaltender after his QMJHL career. The Ken...
By Joshua Heuving
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May 8th, 2015
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In this LITU Series we pick 3 Stars from each series that had a huge impact for their team. The 3 stars of the Chicago Blackhawks and Minnesota Wild second round series are: 1 – Patrick Kane The 26-year-old right-winger had an amazing series for the Blackhawks and was a major reason why they we...
By ZackNevesLITU
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May 6th, 2015
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The Minnesota Wild have signed 2014 seventh round pick Pavel Jenys to an entry-level deal. The 6’2″ Czech spent the year on the OHL’s worst team, the Sudbury Wolves. He did manage to lead the team with 45 points in 63 games, but was a minus-36. Not bad considering Sudbury who had fo...
By ZackNevesLITU
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May 5th, 2015
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After a two-year stint in North America, Minnesota Wild goaltending prospect Johan Gustafsson will be heading back to Sweden. Gustafsson, drafted in the sixth round of the 2010 draft, had previously played in the SHL (formerly SEL), posting a .932 save percentage over 33 games for Lulea HF in the 201...
By David Kataja
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Apr 30th, 2015
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The World is set to face off in the World Hockey Championships starting this weekend with players from the NHL as well as the other leagues playing for their country. Meanwhile there will be players in the NHL that won’t be able to play since they are going to be playing in the second round […...