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Wild Re-Signs Pat Cannone to One-Year, Two-Way Contract

Forward made his NHL debut on Dec. 20, 2016 with Minnesota

by Minnesota Wild @mnwild / Wild.com

SAINT PAUL -- Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has re-signed forward Pat Cannone (pronounced Kuh-NO-knee) to a one-year, two-way contract ($650,000/$225,000) for 2017-18.

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Son of the Sand: Zucker Talks Hockey in the Desert

Wild forward and Las Vegas native believes hockey can thrive in hometown

by Dan Myers @1DanMyers / Wild.com

LAS VEGAS -- Minnesota Wild forward Jason Zucker is as proud a Las Vegas native as you'll ever find.

Born in Newport Beach, California, Zucker moved to Las Vegas when he was less than a year old. Now 25, he's the only Nevada-raised player to reach the NHL. 

But if you're planning on visiting and hoping to run into the speedy winger at one of the countless casinos or shows on the famed Las Vegas Strip, you're probably out of luck.

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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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