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Wild Agrees to Terms with Gustav Olofsson

Defenseman was Minnesota's second-round pick in 2013 NHL Draft

by Minnesota Wild @mnwild / Wild.com

ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has agreed to terms with restricted free-agent defenseman Gustav Olofsson on a two-year, $1.45 million contract ($675,000 in 2017-18 and $775,000 in 2018-19 for a $725,000 average annual value).

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Wild Makes Qualifying Offers to Eight Players

Granlund, Niederreiter among players to receive offers

by Minnesota Wild @mnwild / Wild.com

ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher today announced the NHL club has made qualifying offers to the following players: RW Kurtis Gabriel, RW Mikael Granlund, G Steve Michalek, RW Zack Mitchell, RW Nino Niederreiter, D Gustav Olofsson, D Zach Palmquist and D Mike Reilly.

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Wild Aims High at 2017 NHL Draft

Without picks in the first two rounds, Minnesota selects six with big potential

by Dan Myers @1DanMyers / Wild.com

CHICAGO -- Without the benefit of a first- or second-round pick in this weekend's NHL Draft at United Center, the Minnesota Wild went about its business with one goal in mind: Swing for the fences. 

Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher and Senior Vice President of Hockey Operations Brent Flahr leave the Windy City confident they have accomplished that objective.

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Wild Selects Swaney 209th Overall

Lakeville South grad is Minnesota's seventh-round pick

by Dan Myers @1DanMyers / Wild.com

CHICAGO -- With its sixth-round pick (178th overall) in the 2017 NHL Draft, the Minnesota Wild selected forward Nick Swaney of the Waterloo Black Hawks of the USHL. 

Here is a quick look at Swaney:

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Photo Blog: Wild Picks at the 2017 NHL Entry Draft

Minnesota selects its newest crop of young prospects in Chicago

by Minnesota Wild @mnwild / Wild.com

CHICAGO -- The Minnesota Wild added six new prospects to the State of Hockey family at the 2017 NHL Entry Draft in the Windy City. Here's a behind-the-scenes look at how the picks played out.

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Wild Selects Svetlakov 178th Overall

Russian centerman is Minnesota's sixth-round pick

by Dan Myers @1DanMyers / Wild.com

CHICAGO -- With its sixth-round pick (178th overall) in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, the Minnesota Wild selected forward Andrei Svetlakov of the CSKA in Russia. 

Here is a quick look at Svetlakov:

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Wild Selects Golden 147th Overall

Canadian defenseman is Minnesota's fifth-round pick

by Dan Myers @1DanMyers / Wild.com

CHICAGO -- With its fifth-round pick (147th overall) in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, the Minnesota Wild selected defenseman Jacob Golden of the London Knights of the Ontario Hockey League. 

Here is a quick look at Golden:

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Wild Selects Misley 116th Overall

Centerman bound for the University of Vermont this fall is Minnesota's second fourth-round pick

by Dan Myers @1DanMyers / Wild.com

CHICAGO -- With its second fourth-round pick (116th overall) in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, the Minnesota Wild selected forward Bryce Misley of the Oakville Blades of the Ontario Junior Hockey League. 

Here is a quick look at Misley:

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Wild Selects Shaw 97th Overall

Medicine Hat Tigers forward is Minnesota's first of two fourth-round picks

by Dan Myers @1DanMyers / Wild.com

CHICAGO -- With its first fourth-round pick (97th overall) in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, the Minnesota Wild selected forward Mason Shaw of the Medicine Hat Tigers of the Western Hockey League. 

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Wild Selects Lodnia 85th Overall

Los Angeles native is Minnesota's third-round selection

by Dan Myers @1DanMyers / Wild.com

CHICAGO -- With its third-round pick (85th overall) in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, the Minnesota Wild selected forward Ivan Lodnia from the Erie Otters of the Ontario Hockey League. 

Here is a quick look at Lodnia:

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