Wild Youngster Matt Dumba Could Be Difference-Maker In PlayoffsThe Wild defenseman Matt Dumba has done a lot of growing up this season, and will play a bigger role in the playoffs this season.
Wild Claim Nate Prosser Off Waivers From St. Louis The Minnesota Wild have claimed defenseman Nate Prosser off waivers from St. Louis. The Wild announced the move Thursday. Prosser became a free agent last summer and signed with St. Louis, only to be waived by the Blues this week.
Wild Sign Defenseman Justin Falk The Minnesota Wild have signed defenseman Justin Falk to a one-year, two-way contract. Under the deal announced Friday, Falk will be paid his NHL salary only if he is on the NHL roster. If he is sent to the AHL, he will get a minor-league salary.
Blackhawks Get D Connelly From Wild The Chicago Blackhawks acquired defenseman Brian Connelly from the Minnesota Wild on Wednesday in exchange for forward Brad Winchester.
Keith Ballard Brings Veteran Expertise To WildThe Wild take on Tampa Tuesday night in a dash to the Olympic break. Keith Ballard came home in the off season to try and help solidify a group of defensemen that is a blend of veterans and youth.
Wild Shore Up Defense By Signing Ballard, SpurgeonThe Minnesota Wild have used their limited space under the salary cap to sign defenseman Keith Ballard and re-sign defenseman Jared Spurgeon. The contracts were completed Friday.
Wild Waive Defenseman Tom GilbertThe Minnesota Wild have waived defenseman Tom Gilbert. The team announced the move Wednesday. The 30-year-old Gilbert had one season left on his contract for $3 million. If he goes unclaimed by another team, the Wild will use one of their two available compliance buyouts to keep Gilbert's money from counting against their salary cap. He would then become an unrestricted free agent Friday, eligible to sign with any team except the Wild.
Alt, Haula Bring Early Gophers Departures To 5 The final count is in for the Minnesota men's hockey team. The Gophers have lost five players early to the pros.
Wild Sign D Clark; Zucker Able To Skate LightlyThe Minnesota Wild have signed defenseman Brett Clark to a contract for the remainder of the season.
Wild Shook Up On Deadline Day By Schultz Trade The Minnesota Wild have fallen from first place to 12th in the Western Conference during their two-month slump. With only 20 games to go, it might be too late to resuscitate their goal of returning to the playoffs.
Wild Send Defenseman Lundin On Rehab Assignment The Minnesota Wild have sent defenseman Mike Lundin on a conditioning assignment to their AHL affiliate in Houston.
Sharks Acquire D Burns From Wild In DealThe San Jose Sharks have acquired defenseman Brent Burns from the Minnesota Wild for forward Devin Setoguchi, last year's first-round pick and this year's first-round selection.