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Numbers Game: New Guys

by Staff Writer / Minnesota Wild
Training camp is just days away, and the roster that Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher assembled in the offseason is ready to hit the ice. Since the early part of the summer, we looked at the 2009-2010 numbers put up by members of the roster who will play key roles this season. In this edition, we'll take a look at the numbers of some key acquisitions that Fletcher made in the summer of 2010: Matt Cullen, Eric Nystrom, John Madden and Brad Staubitz.

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8. . . Cullen racked up eight points on three goals and five assists in just six playoff games last year with Ottawa.

58. . . Blocked shots by Madden last season, which led all Chicago Blackhawk forwards.

5. . . Nystrom posted career-highs in five major categories last year including: goals (11), assists (8), points (19), games played (82) and average time on ice (13:11).

4-2-6. . . Staubitz' fight record (wins-losses-draws) in 2009-10 according to voting on

4. . . The number of combined Stanley Cup rings owned by Cullen (1) and Madden (3).

3. . . combined games missed because of injury. Madden missed three with a lower-body injury.

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