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.
The Rangers have acquired defenseman Justin Falk from the Minnesota Wild on Sunday for the rights to forward Benn Ferriero and a sixth-round pick in next year’s draft.
The Utah Jazz have drafted UCLA guard Shabazz Muhammad with the 14th overall pick in the first round of the NBA draft on Thursday night. A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the Jazz are sending Muhammad and the 21st overall pick to Minnesota for Michigan point guard Trey Burke.
Gov. Mark Dayton and the members of a Minnesota trade delegation are headed to Sweden for the first stop of a 10-day mission. The 35-person delegation of public and private sector officials was leaving Minnesota on Wednesday afternoon and won’t return to the state until June 21.
Josh Harding was back at practice for the Wild today and looked good. Matt Cullen skated before the workout, but there’s still no time table on his return.
An official with the Minnesota Vikings has confirmed with WCCO-TV’s Mike Max that Percy Harvin has been traded to the Seattle Seahawks.
Lindsay Whalen has been reunited with her Gophers teammate Janel McCarville, as the Minnesota Lynx has acquired the center from the Tulsa Shock in a three-team trade on Friday.
The Minnesota Timberwolves are standing pat at the trade deadline.
Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman says the team has “no intent” of trading wide receiver Percy Harvin.
The Minnesota Wild announced Monday it has traded Darroll Powe and Nick Palmieri to acquire Mike Rupp from the New York Rangers.
After being in the trade rumor mill for months, Denard Span is no longer a Minnesota Twin.
Just about every day, someone like Jordan Kuusisto walks into First Tech with an old iPad and walks out with a brand-new one.
Romney looks to come back from 47% don’t pay taxes remarks and attacks on China trade. But Romney has so many vulnerabilities on China it is hard to understand why he would pick this issue.
The surprising Chicago White Sox have made a move to stay on top of the AL Central, acquiring left-hander Francisco Liriano from division rival Minnesota Twins on Saturday night.
In just over a year in the NBA, Derrick Williams has gone from being the No. 2 overall pick to trade bait. But the Minnesota Timberwolves forward says he is taking the rumors in stride.