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Keith Ballard Brings Veteran Expertise To Wild

The 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.

02/04/2014

Wild Blog: Pominville Acquisition Paying Off For Minn.

Last April the Minnesota Wild made a bold move at the NHL trade deadline as they sent goaltender Matt Hackett, forward Johan Larsson and a pair of draft picks to Buffalo for forward Jason Pominville.

11/02/2013

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Wild Goaltender Hurt When Pushed Back Into Post

Minnesota Wild goaltender Niklas Backstrom has hurt his right leg in the first period against the Nashville Predators, knocking him out of the game.

10/08/2013

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Zucker’s Shoot Out Goal Lifts Wild Over Blue Jackets, 3-2

Jason Zucker scored the lone shootout goal and assisted on the tying goal to lift the Minnesota Wild to a 2-1 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets in a preseason game Monday night. Zucker’s shot trickled under the outstretched left leg pad of Sergei Bobrovsky, who made 26 saves in regulation and overtime. Minnesota goalie Josh Harding thwarted all three Columbus attempts in the shootout with the last one from Matt Calvert hitting the post. Harding stopped 20 shots before the shootout.

09/23/2013

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Wild Agrees To Terms On Deal With Defenseman Blum

The Minnesota Wild have agreed to terms on one-year, two-way contracts with free agent defensemen Jonathon Blum and Jon Landry. The team announced the deals on Friday, but the contracts pay less if the player is in the minors.

07/12/2013

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Wild Shore Up Defense By Signing Ballard, Spurgeon

The 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.

07/05/2013

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Wild Agree On Contract With Defenseman Ballard

This Fourth of July for the Minnesota Wild was a little less eventful than the last.

07/04/2013