Minnesota Wild Draft Profile: Mathew Dumba

Mathew Dumba on Draft Day

Spending his last three seasons with the WHL’s Red Deer Rebels, Mathew Dumba has quickly established himself as a standout player. Although known for his crushing open-ice hits, he has proved himself to be a legitimate two-way player, using wrist strength to compile 57 points (20-37-57) in 69 games for the Rebels last season.

Wild Name Zach Parise, Ryan Suter as Alternate Captains

Ryan Suter-Zach Parise

On Monday, the Minnesota Wild held a press conference at the Xcel Energy Center to officially introduce newly signed free agents Zach Parise and Ryan Suter. Before the media was allowed to ask questions, the two seven-year veterans donned Wild jerseys for the first time. However, on the front of each player’s sweater was a large “A”, as both have been awarded alternate captainships.

New Jersey Devils Fan Torches Zach Parise Jersey

Zach Parise

While Minnesota Wild fans celebrated the 4th of July signing of Zach Parise, one Devils fan chose to set fire to his #9 jersey.

NHL Free Agency: Minnesota Wild Makes Splash Again, Signs Zach Parise and Ryan Suter

Zach Parise

The wait is finally over, and Minnesota Wild fans have something extra to celebrate this 4th of July, as their club has signed forward Zach Parise and defenseman Ryan Suter. Arguably the two biggest free agents in the league this summer, Wild brass showed the pair how much they would like to have the superstars in the State of Hockey next season by opening up their wallets. Both 27 year olds signed 13 year deals worth $98 million each.

Matt Kassian Re-Signs with Wild

Matt Kassian

The Minnesota Wild has continued to add to its signings just before the July 1st deadline to re-sign free agents, this time keeping forward Matt Kassian on the roster.

Minnesota Re-Signs Chad Rau, Stephane Veilleux

Chad Rau

The Minnesota Wild has re-signed two players, while making qualifying offers to eight others. Forwards Chad Rau and Stephane Veilleux are back onboard with new two-way contracts. Restricted free agents Cody Almond, David McIntyre, Carson McMillan, Nick Palmieri, Jarod Palmer, Chay Genoway, Justin Falk, and Dennis Endras also have offers on the table from Minnesota, though it seems unlikely that Almond will be with the club next year.

Minnesota Wild Releases 2012-2013 Schedule

Minnesota Wild Salute

The Minnesota Wild has released its 2012-2013 regular season schedule.

Wild Re-Sign Goaltender Josh Harding

Josh Harding

In a signing that should not be underestimated, the Minnesota Wild inked back-up goaltender Josh Harding to a three-year deal Tuesday.

NHL Rumors: Minnesota Wild May “Throw Kitchen Sink” at Zach Parise

Zach Parise

NHL Rumors: Former North Stars president and GM Lou Nanne says the Minnesota Wild are prepared to do what it takes to acquire Zach Parise.

Minnesota Inks Goaltender Johan Gustafsson

Minnesota Wild

The Minnesota Wild signed the fifth player from its 2010 draft class, netminder Johan Gustafsson, on Thursday to a three year deal.

Mikael Granlund Officially Signs with Wild

Finnish Fans

Finnish foward Mikael Granlund signed a $2.7 million contract with the Minnesota Wild this morning according to the team’s official website.

Wild Near Signing of Mikael Granlund

Xcel Energy Center

With the IIHF World Championships completed, the Minnesota Wild will look to sign forward Mikael Granlund, and both sides are optimistic.