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Monday, June 30, 2014
|Matt Niskanen (left) and Christian Ehrhoff (right) battle for the puck back in 2011.|
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Sunday, June 29, 2014
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Born: April 2, 1996
Birthplace: Brno, Czech Republic
With their final pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, the Minnesota Wild used their seventh round pick to select center Pavel Jenys from the Czech Republic.
Born: January 28, 1996
Birthplace: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
With their last pick in the sixth round, the Wild drafted Reid Duke, a center who plays for Lethbridge of the WHL.
Born: September 13, 1996
Birthplace: Nanaimo, Britsh Columbia, Canada
Acquired: Drafted in the 6th round (167th overall) in the 2014 NHL Draft
With their second sixth round pick, the Wild drafted Chase Lang, a right winger from the Calgary Hitmen of the WHL.
Born: June 12, 1996
Acquired: Drafted in the 6th round (160th overall) in the 2014 NHL Draft
With the first of their three sixth round picks in the draft, the Wild selected little known Pontus Sjalin, a defenseman from Sweden.
Born: October 5, 1995
Birthplace: Wilcox, Saskatchewan, Canada
Acquired: Drafted in the 5th round (139th overall) in the 2014 NHL Draft
With their fifth round selection, the Wild drafted Tanner Faith, a defenseman from Kootenay in the WHL.
Saturday, June 28, 2014
Born: August 16, 1996
Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland
Acquired: Drafted in the 4th round (109th overall) in the 2014 NHL Draft
With their second pick of the afternoon, Minnesota selected goaltender Kaapo Kahkonen out of Finland. He played for the Blues Under-20 team in the Finnish Elite League, and also played for Team Finland in the World Junior Championship Under-18 tournament.
Born: May 14, 1996
Birthplace: Skokie, Illinois
Acquired: Drafted in 3rd round (80th overall) in the 2014 NHL Draft
After trading back one spot (79th to 80th), Minnesota's first pick of the morning was defenseman Louis Belpedio from the United States Development Team.
Friday, June 27, 2014
|Alex Tuch standing between Guy Lapointe (left) and Brent Flahr (right).|
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Born: May 10, 1996
Birthplace: Baldwinsville, NY
Acquired: Drafted in the 1st round (18th Overall) in the 2014 NHL Draft
Tonight, the Minnesota Wild watched as Alex Tuch, a player highly coveted on their draft board, fell to them at the 18th pick. Chuck Fletcher received a few calls from other teams as to if he wanted to trade back in the first round, but with Tuch available, he declined and took the Boston College winger.
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
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Monday, June 23, 2014
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Sunday, June 22, 2014
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
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Tuesday, June 17, 2014
|Craig Leipold (left) is not thumbs up right now if the reports are true. Photo: ESPN|
Sunday, June 15, 2014
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