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Minnesota Makes Presence Felt Again At NHL Draft

Minnesota has once again played a prominent part of the NHL draft. Fifteen natives of the State of Hockey had their names called in Philadelphia this weekend.

06/29/2014

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Wild Blog: The 2014 Minnesota Wild Draft Picks: What You Need To Know

The 2014 NHL Draft has come and gone and the next generation of Minnesota Wild players have been chosen. My previous blog went into detail about 1st round pick Alex Tuch. Here is what you need to know about the other players drafted by Minnesota.

06/28/2014

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Wild Blog: Wild Select Right Wing On Quiet First Night Of The Draft

The best way to describe the 2014 NHL Draft is forward heavy. If you need a center or a wing there is a good chance you can get one in this draft. That’s exactly what the Minnesota Wild did Friday night as they selected Alex Tuch with the 18th pick overall in the 2014 NHL Draft. Otherwise it was a pretty quiet night for Minnesota.

06/28/2014

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06/25/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 6-23-14

Click the LINK ABOVE to listen to high lights from Monday’s show!

06/23/2014

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Isles Deal Niederreiter To Wild For Clutterbuck

The New York Islanders fulfilled a need by adding rugged forward Cal Clutterbuck in a trade with the Minnesota Wild and unloaded a bit of a headache in the process. New York and Minnesota worked out a deal Sunday early in the NHL draft that sent Clutterbuck and a third-round pick to the Islanders for fellow forward Nino Niederreiter, the No. 5 overall pick in the 2010 draft.

06/30/2013

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Wild Sign Teen Matt Dumba, Their 1st-Round Pick

The Minnesota Wild have signed teenager and first-round draft pick Mathew Dumba. The Wild announced Thursday the signing of 17-year-old Dumba, who was the seventh overall draft pick.

07/19/2012

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Wild Less Likely To Make Big Draft-Day Deal

The Minnesota Wild sure caught the attention of their fans at last year’s NHL draft, completing a big trade that was one of the headlines of the weekend event at their home arena.

06/21/2012

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Minnesota Wild Draft Mario Lucia In 2nd Round

The Minnesota Wild traded their third and fourth-round picks Saturday to the Canucks, using Vancouver’s second-round pick, No. 60 overall, to select left wing Mario Lucia of Wayzata High School.

06/25/2011

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Wild Take D Jonas Brodin With 1st Round Draft Pick

The Minnesota Wild have selected defenseman Jonas Brodin with the 10th pick in the NHL draft.

06/24/2011

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Wild Set Preseason Slate; Host 3 Games In Sept.

The Wild announced Tuesday they’ll host the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday, Sept. 23; the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday, Sept. 27; and the Edmonton Oilers on Friday, Sept. 30.

06/21/2011

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Wild Prepare For NHL Draft In Their Own Arena

The Minnesota Wild are staying home for this year’s NHL draft.

06/20/2011

4 Minnesotans Picked in NHL Draft

Four Minnesota natives were picked in the first round of the NHL draft. Duluth defenseman Derek Forbort was the 15th overall selection on Friday night, by the Los Angeles Kings.

06/26/2010