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Wild's Fletcher, Flahr owe much to late NHL executive Bryan Murray
Murray's hiring of Chuck Fletcher and Brent Flahr began a long working relationship and close-knit friendship that others in hockey were fortunate enough to share.
Coming home: Cullen to join Wild, play 20th NHL season
Native Minnesotan Matt Cullen called joining the Wild for the 2017-18 season a "family decision." He has won three Stanley Cups, and will turn 41 in November.
Granlund, Wild agree to three-year deal with benefits for both sides
In avoiding Friday's arbitration hearing, Mikael Granlund's agent didn't want a multiyear contract to go too long-term.
Niederreiter ready for more ice time after new deal with Wild
After a career year in which he scored 25 goals and 57 points, Nino Niederreiter has loftier expectations after signing a five-year deal with the Wild.
Can Wild avoid arbitration hearings with Niederreiter, Granlund?
Nino Niederreiter and Mikael Granlund are thought to be seeking long-term contracts north of $6 million annually. They have hearings scheduled for next week.
Wild's Boudreau among owners of new Twin Cities junior hockey team
The Tier III expansion team is based in Coon Rapids and will debut its 44-game schedule at home Sept. 22. The Wild coach will attend tryouts this weekend.
Scandella 'all ears' as he heads to Buffalo and coach Housley
Marco Scandella, the second-longest tenured Wild player until being traded, said he's looking forward to playing for Hall of Fame defenseman Phil Housley in Buffalo.
Wild turning attention to signing restricted free agents Granlund, Neiderreiter
Mikael Granlund and Nino Niederreiter, both coming off career years, have filed for salary arbitration. Their salaries will have an impact on other moves the Wild can make.
Wild addresses depth, signs seven on Day 1 of free agency
Veteran defenseman Kyle Quincey was the top signing Saturday, inking a one-year, $1.25 million deal. The Wild signed six others but talks with Matt Cullen haven't led to deal.
Is Matt Cullen on Wild's free agency wish list?
Stanley Cup-winning center could be biggest move team makes on first day of wheeling and dealing.