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Born in Edmonton and raised in Arizona, Mclellan is a graduate of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.

Wild rookie Beckman shows scoring prowess in preseason opener

Adam Beckman, a former Western Hockey League scoring champion, will likely be a top threat for Iowa to start the season.

Wild names Dumba, Foligno alternate captains for 2021-22 season

Matt Dumba and Marcus Foligno are the Wild's newest alternate captains, replacing Zach Parise and Ryan Suter after the two had their contracts bought out in July.

Cutting Suter enabled Wild to keep Dumba from snares of Kraken

Veteran defenseman Matt Dumba is back despite a summer of expansion and trade rumors.

Others got more money; Wild's Fiala got more motivation to succeed

While Kirill Kaprizov and Joel Eriksson Ek signed lavish off-season deals, Kevin Fiala is in on a one-year contract — and again in the position of having to prove himself.

All Wild players are vaccinated as camp opens with Kaprizov centered by Eriksson Ek

The Russian star didn't skate on the first day but will be on the ice with teammates Friday.

'This is real.' Face-to-face meeting sealed deal for Kaprizov, Guerin

During contract talks, which started in the spring, Wild GM Bill Guerin and Calder Trophy winner Kirill Kaprizov texted each other but this week was the first face-to-face conversation.

Kaprizov's new five-year contract caps Wild's summer of bold moves

The $45 million deal puts a bow on a transformative summer for the Wild: the team unloaded two former faces of the franchise, brought back key offensive players and overhauled its defense.

Wild signs restricted free agent Mason Shaw to two-year, two-way contract

Shaw was a fourth round draft choice in 2017 and played the past four seasons for the Iowa Wild.

Fiala signs one-year deal; Guerin says 'no rush or panic' on Kaprizov

Although the Wild "would have loved" to sign Kevin Fiala to a longer contract, GM Bill Guerin said it seemed like that result wasn't feasible for now.

Moving on from Parise and Suter, Wild expecting 'seamless' transition

Half of the Wild's defense is new, and the forward lines are unclear. But coach Dean Evason isn't preparing to overhaul the team's style of play.