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Wild to host Tom Kurvers Prospect Showcase at TRIA Rink

Both games versus the Blackhawks will be streamed live on the Minnesota Wild YouTube Channel

by Minnesota Wild @mnwild / Wild.com

ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club will host the Tom Kurvers Prospect Showcase featuring the Wild and Chicago Blackhawks, Sept. 15 - 19 at TRIA Rink at Treasure Island Center in downtown St. Paul.

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Prospect Report: April 9, 2021

Two Wild prospects make it to NCAA National Championship; Boldy to make professional debut on Friday

by Minnesota Wild @mnwild / Wild.com

A look at how Minnesota Wild prospects have performed up-to-date this season, from NCAA to international play.

One Minnesota Wild prospect will be crowned a national champion, when St. Cloud State plays UMass in the NCAA championship at 6 p.m. CST on Saturday.

Sam Hentges, a 2018 draft pick, is a forward for St. Cloud State, while 2019 draft pick Filip Lindberg is the UMass goalie.

History will be made in the game, as neither school has ever won a national championship in its history.

Sam Hentges recorded an assist for St. Cloud State in its 5-4 win over Minnesota State in the semifinal. Hentges has recorded eight goals and nine assists in 28 games this season.

UMass goalie Filip Lindberg did not play in the Frozen Four semifinal due to COVID-19 contract tracing protocols, but he is scheduled to travel to Pittsburgh on Friday and could rejoin the team for the national championship.

Tweet from @UMassHockey: pic.twitter.com/D6PFZW9yhH

Lindberg leads the NCAA in save percentage and goals-against average this season. The 2019 draft pick is 9-0-3 with a .958 save percentage and .976 goals-against average in his last 12 games. He stopped all 18 shots in a 4-0 win over Bemidji State to help UMass advance to the Frozen Four.

Matt Boldy is expected to make his Iowa Wild debut on Friday night, as Iowa hosts the Chicago Wolves. Boldy signed a three year-entry level contract with the Wild last week. The 2019 first round pick recorded 31 points in 22 games for Boston College this season, leading the team in goals, assists, points, power play points and shots.

Tweet from @IAWild: Well hey, Birthday Boy Boldy! We can't wait to celebrate with you this weekend 🥳 Not only was Boldy the #������1������2������ 2019 NHL Draft Pick, but he will also be wearing #������1������2������ with the Wild.Use code 𝘽𝙊𝙇𝘿𝙔 for $12-off this weekend's tickets!🎫: https://t.co/4ZqW4FbitK pic.twitter.com/c253fkxTmI

Adam Beckman recorded two goals and one assist this week in three games for the Spokane Chiefs in the WHL. In eight games this season, Beckman has four goals and three assists and he is tied for the third most shots on goal in the league.

Tweet from @spokanechiefs: 🚨 @AdamBeckman9🍎 @bobby_russ16🍏 @ErikAtchison_12��� 10:40 (3rd) PP 📈 SPO 4 - SEA 4 pic.twitter.com/9kzfJJPQ7j

Future Minnesota Wild Statistics - April 9, 2021

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Prospect Report: April 2, 2021

Three Minnesota Wild prospects will be taking part in the 2021 NCAA Frozen Four this week; Boldy signs entry-level contract

by Minnesota Wild @mnwild / Wild.com

A look at how Minnesota Wild prospects have performed up-to-date this season, from NCAA to international play.

Three Minnesota Wild prospects will be taking part in the 2021 NCAA Frozen Four this week, representing three of the four teams remaining.

Senior Nick Swaney, a 2017 draft pick, hopes to lead University of Minnesota-Duluth to its third consecutive national championship. Swaney leads the Bulldogs with 27 points this season, and is ranked second in assists, with 14.

Tweet from @Buccigross: Most Points, Frozen Four Participants31 ��� Bobby Trivigno, UMass27 ��� Julian Napravnik, Minnesota State27 ��� Nick Swaney, Minnesota Duluth27 ��� Jackson Cates, Minnesota Duluth25 ��� Oliver Chau, UMass pic.twitter.com/LiT4q6wMJ6

Minnesota-Duluth will play University of Massachusetts in the semifinal on Thursday at 8 p.m., a rematch of the 2019 championship game. Wild prospect Filip Lindberg will be in net for UMass.

Lindberg was named the Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week and Most Outstanding Player at the Bridgeport Regional after saving 48 shots in two wins. He recorded 18 saves in a 4-0 win against Bemidji State in the Regional Championship for his third career NCAA Tournament shutout, tying the NCAA Tournament record.

Tweet from @UMassHockey: ICYMI: Yesterday we swept the @hockey_east weekly honors for a second straight week 🙌🔗: https://t.co/5hgQ9T2foQ #NewMass | #Flagship 🚩 pic.twitter.com/vH5LwGE2NB

Lindberg is 9-0-3 with four shutouts in his last 12 games, recording a .958 save percentage and only a .976 goals-against average. He leads the NCAA in save percentage and goals-against average this season.

Sam Hentges will skate for St. Cloud State University against Minnesota State-Mankato in its Frozen Four matchup on Thursday at 4 p.m. Hentges has recorded eight goals and eight assists in 27 games this season.

In non Frozen Four news, 2019 first round pick Matt Boldy signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Wild on Tuesday. The Hobey Baker Award Top Ten Finalist will begin his professional career with the Iowa Wild.

Future Minnesota Wild Statistics - April 2, 2021

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Prospect Report: March 26, 2021

UMass goalie Filip Lindberg records shutout victory in Hockey East Championship

by Minnesota Wild @mnwild / Wild.com

A look at how Minnesota Wild prospects have performed up-to-date this season, from NCAA to international play.

Goaltender Filip Lindberg helped lead the University of Massachusetts to its first ever Hockey East Tournament title on Saturday, stopping all 16 shots that came his way in a 1-0 victory over UMass Lowell.

Lindberg was named to the Steve Nazro Hockey East All-Tournament Team and was named the Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week after his performance. The goalie leads the NCAA in save percentage (.940) and ranks second in goals-against average (1.46).

Tweet from @UMassHockey: ICYMI: We had some individual honors last night too...𝟸𝟶𝟸𝟷 𝙷𝚘𝚌𝚔𝚎𝚢 𝙴𝚊𝚜𝚝 𝙰𝚕𝚕-𝚃𝚘𝚞𝚛𝚗𝚊𝚖𝚎𝚗𝚝 𝚃𝚎𝚊𝚖 𝚖𝚎𝚖𝚋𝚎𝚛𝚜:🌟 Filip Lindberg🌟 Zac Jones🌟 Bobby Trivigno🌟 Jake Gaudet🌟 Bobby Trivigno (MVP)#NewMass | #Flagship 🚩 pic.twitter.com/znm9wqmfM5

The Wild's third-round pick in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft, Daemon Hunt, recorded two goals and one assist this week with the Moose Jaw Warriors.

The defemseman, who is the team captain, now has four goals and three assists in seven games this season.

Tweet from @MJWARRIORS: Daemon Hunt (@DaemonHunt22) with a rocket of a one-timer for the 4th goal of the game. #SubwayWHLHub pic.twitter.com/pPBnHAGz8V

Adam Beckman, the 2019-20 WHL Player of the Year, recorded three points in his season debut, recording one goal and two assists, including scoring the team's first goal of the season 24 seconds into the game.

Tweet from @spokanechiefs: Becks makes it 3������ goals in 3������ nights.🚨 @AdamBeckman9 (3)��� 3:27 (3rd) 📈 SPO 1 - POR 3#GoChiefsGo pic.twitter.com/3FzdcnGmqt

Future Minnesota Wild Statistics - March 26, 2021

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Prospect Report: March 19, 2021

Nikita Nesterenko named Hockey East Co-Rookie of the Year, Boldy named a Hobey Baker Award Top Ten Finalist

by Minnesota Wild @mnwild / Wild.com

A look at how Minnesota Wild prospects have performed up-to-date this season, from NCAA to international play.

Goaltender Filip Lindberg and the University of Massachusetts will host the seventh-seeded UMass Lowell in the Hockey East Championship Game on Saturday. UMass, the No. 2 seed and sixth ranked team in the country, looks to win their first Hockey East conference tournament title.

In two tourney games this week, Lindberg went 2-0-0., saving 45 of 48 shots. In his last nine games, Lindberg is 6-0-3 with a 1.18 GAA, a .952 SV% and two shutouts. He is ranked tied for first in NCAA in save percentage and second in goals-against average.

Tweet from @UMassHockey: ��� Congratulations to our 𝙁𝙄𝙑𝙀 @hockey_east All-Stars ���𝗙𝗶𝗿𝘀𝘁 𝗧𝗲𝗮𝗺: @bobbytrivigno 𝗦𝗲𝗰𝗼𝗻𝗱 𝗧𝗲𝗮𝗺: @zacrj51 & Filip Lindberg𝗧𝗵𝗶𝗿𝗱 𝗧𝗲𝗮𝗺: @marcdelgaizo & @mkessel72 🔗: https://t.co/CixQDqZDIX#NewMass | #Flagship 🚩 pic.twitter.com/zmcnncwjvD

2019 first round pick, and Boston College forward, Matthew Boldy was named a Hobey Baker Award Top Ten Finalist for the season. Boldy has recorded 30 points in 21 games this season. He leads Boston College in assists and scoring, and is ranked fifth in the NCAA averaging 1.4 points per game.

Tweet from @BCHockey: Quick pregame note���Bolds & Knighter are Top-10 Hobey Finalists 🤝#ChallengeAccepted // #ForBoston🦅 pic.twitter.com/sCwvrHFLg2

This week, he recorded six assists, including four assists in a 6-5 double overtime loss to UMass Lowell. Defenseman Marshall Warren, also scored in the defeat. It was Warren's third goal of the season. He currently rides a three-game point streak.

Tweet from @BCHockey: ������ Some real tasty sauce there from Bolds. Third of the year for @MWarren1077. 1-0 Eags. pic.twitter.com/B9vrWjI7RU

Boston College freshman, and 2019 draft pick, Nikita Nesterenko was named the Hockey East Co-Rookie of the Year. He led the conference rookies in goals (7), assists (11) and points (18) in the regular season.

Tweet from @BCHockey: Our fourth Rookie of the Year in the last six years. Congrats Nikita!#ChallengeAccepted // #ForBoston🦅 pic.twitter.com/wlOgAJ0yZY

Future Minnesota Wild Statistics - March 19, 2021

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Prospect Report: March 12, 2021

Matt Boldy named Hockey East Co-Player of the Week, Nikita Nesterenko named to the Hockey East 2020-21 Pro Ambitions All-Rookie Team

by Minnesota Wild @mnwild / Wild.com

A look at how Minnesota Wild prospects have performed up-to-date this season, from NCAA to international play.

Boston College forward, and 2019 Minnesota Wild first-round pick Matt Boldy was named the Hockey East Co-Player of the Week after a two-goal performance in a 4-2 win over No. 18 Northeastern. The sophomore also tallied his 50th career point in the game.

Marshall Warren, a 2019 Wild draft pick, recorded assists on both of Boldy's goals. It was the sophomore defenseman's second multi-point game on the season.

Boldy leads Boston College, and ranks second in Hockey East, with 24 points on the season.

Tweet from @BCHockey: ������ Don't let Bolds find the soft spot... 2nd of the night. 10th of the season. 50th career point. pic.twitter.com/ac9pVVmEms

It was the fourth time this season Boldy took home the player of the week honor. No other player in the conference won the award more than twice. But he was not the only Wild prospect on Boston College to be honored this week. Nikita Nesterenko was named to the Hockey East 2020-21 Pro Ambitions All-Rookie Team. Nesterenko ranked fourth on BC in scoring this year with 18 points, recording seven goals and 11 assists.

Tweet from @BCHockey: McLaughlin and Helleson win the annual @hockey_east defensive awards. Nesterenko and Powell make the All-Rookie Team. Congrats boys! ������ https://t.co/RybQmNFyWC#ChallengeAccepted // #ForBoston🦅 pic.twitter.com/KgzqJBEeOq

2018 Wild draft pick Sam Hentges recorded an assist in a 4-3 overtime win for No. 8 St. Cloud State against No. 9 University of Minnesota-Duluth. The junior forward has recorded seven goals and eight assists on the season, and ranks third on the team in shots on goal.

Future Minnesota Wild Statistics - March 12, 2021

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Prospect Report: March 5, 2021

Lindberg named Hockey East Goaltender of the Month for second consecutive month; Swaney hat trick gives him 100 career points

by Minnesota Wild @mnwild / Wild.com

A look at how Minnesota Wild prospects have performed up-to-date this season, from NCAA to international play.

University of Minnesota Duluth forward Nick Swaney, a 2017 NHL Entry Draft selection by the Wild, scored a hat trick on Saturday night to record 100 points in his college career. He becomes the 59th player in school history to hit the milestone.

Tweet from @UMDBulldogs: With that last goal, Swaney becomes just the 59th player in @UMDMensHockey history to score 100 career points. He is the latest player since Scott Perunovich did it last year and the latest forward since Alex Iafallo did it in 16-17...#BulldogCountry pic.twitter.com/b818cIRbtm

Swaney, a senior, scored three goals for No. 10 University of Minnesota Duluth in a 5-1 win over No. 6 St. Cloud State on senior night. He was named the National Collegiate Hockey Conference's Forward of the Week after the performance.

Tweet from @TheNCHC: Recording a 🎩🎩🎩 and 💯 career points in @UMDMensHockey's win over SCSU Saturday...Nick Swaney is the #NCHCHockey Forward of the Week!📰: https://t.co/VtKN82fxoy | #BulldogCountry pic.twitter.com/VLM7zVd2M0

In 23 games this season, Swaney has scored a team-high 13 goals and 14 assists. His 27 points ranks second in the NCHC.

Five Wild prospects suited up in Friday night's game between No. 1 Boston College and No. 9 University of Massachusetts. Goaltender Filip Lindberg, Minnesota's seventh-round pick in 2019, led UMass to a 3-2 overtime victory, saving 29 shots. Boston College forward Jack McBain, a 2018 Wild draft pick, scored his sixth goal of the season in the game, assisted by 2019 Wild draft pick Nikita Nesterenko. McBain ranks third on BC in scoring, with Nesterenko ranked fourth.

Tweet from @BCHockey: ������ Nikita >>> Bainer >>> Back Of Net pic.twitter.com/isIJ1NtB8W

Lindberg currently has a nation-best .945 save percentage and is ranked second with a 1.46 goals-against average. In his last six starts, he is 4-0-2, with a 0.80 goals-against average and has a .968 save percentage.

Lindberg was named the Hockey East Goaltender of the Month for February, the second straight month he was awarded the honor.

Tweet from @UMassHockey: 𝘽𝙖𝙘𝙠 𝙩𝙤 𝙗𝙖𝙘𝙠 🙌Filip Lindberg is once again your @hockey_east Goaltender of the Month after previously earning the honor in January 👏🔗: https://t.co/kksCh86Omb#NewMass | #Flagship 🚩 pic.twitter.com/h17xjmmGnH

Future Minnesota Wild Statistics - March 5, 2021

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Prospect Report: Feb. 26, 2021

Five Wild prospect will be in Friday's night game between Boston College and UMass

by Minnesota Wild @mnwild / Wild.com

A look at how Minnesota Wild prospects have performed up-to-date this season, from NCAA to international play.

Matt Boldy, the Wild's 2019 first-round draft pick, recorded two goals for No. 1 Boston College in a 4-2 win over Maine on Friday night. He scored the game's first goal of the game, shorthanded, 1:25 into the second period and tallied his second goal with an empty net and under a minute remaining in the game to clinch the win.

Tweet from @BCHockey: ������ A nifty shorty from Boldy (our NCAA-leading 7th as a team) pic.twitter.com/Or3mhZyeaj

In Saturday's game for Boston College, Boldy added one assist, but he was not the only Wild prospect to record a point in that game. Marshall Warren and Nikita Nesterenko recorded assists in the team's 3-0 win over Maine.

Boldy leads the team with 14 assists and and is tied for first in scoring with 22 points. Jack McBain, 18 points, and Nesterenko, 17 points, are ranked third and fourth on the team in points, and defenseman Marshall Warren has recorded seven points on the season.

Boston College will host No. 9 UMass on Friday night. One of the goalies for UMass is Wild prospect Filip Lindberg.

Lindberg recorded recorded 30 saves in the Minutemen's 8-1 win over No. 14 Providence on Tuesday. On the season, Lindberg currently ranks second in the nation with a .947 save percentage third in the nation with a 1.39 goals-against average.

Tweet from @UMassHockey: We���ve got a huge matchup awaiting us tomorrow night!🗓��� Friday - 2/26🆚 #1/2 @BCHockey📍 Chestnut Hill, Mass.��� 7 p.m.📻 https://t.co/81HCtC57sZ📊 https://t.co/NO9LjbIXmy🖥��� https://t.co/EN1CYJ110G (Outside NE)📺 NESN+🔗 https://t.co/zGx8KIVYW4 #NewMass | #Flagship 🚩 pic.twitter.com/vRfrkvolN7

Future Minnesota Wild Statistics - Feb. 26, 2021

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Prospect Report: Feb. 19, 2021

Matt Boldy was named Hockey East Co-Player of the Week after a five-point performance

by Minnesota Wild @mnwild / Wild.com

A look at how Minnesota Wild prospects have performed up-to-date this season, from NCAA to international play.

On Friday, Matt Boldy, the Wild's 2019 first-round draft pick, recorded one goal and four assists for No. 1 Boston College in a 7-1 win against UMass Lowell. The five points was a career high for Boldy and he was named Hockey East Co-Player of the Week. He has six goals on the season, and is tied for the team-high with 13 assists, with fellow Wild prospect Jack McBain.

Tweet from @BCHockey: Career-high 5������ point night for Bolds#ChallengeAccepted // #ForBoston🦅 pic.twitter.com/lNAnwRwaEd

Tweet from @BCHockey: 5��� points in one game. There should be an award for that.#ChallengeAccepted // #ForBoston🦅 pic.twitter.com/7sGj7zEP7l

McBain, a third-round pick for the Wild in 2018, recorded one goal and three assists for Boston College in two games this past weekend, including a three-point performance in a 4-3 win over UMass Lowell on Saturday. With the game tied 2-2 going into the third period, McBain recorded an assist, to fellow Wild prospect Nikita Nesterenko, just nine seconds into the period and scored a goal just over four minutes later to give BC a two-goal lead. McBain has now recorded a point in six straight games, and eight of his last nine.

Tweet from @BCHockey: ������ Beauty of a tip from Bainer over Savory's blocker. Primary assist to Helly for a three-point night. pic.twitter.com/SjFu2DTCC5

Nick Swaney scored on Thursday for No. 8 University of Minnesota Deluth in a 2-1 loss to Colorado College. He leads the team in assists (14) and points (24). His 24 points is the second most in the NCHC.

Future Minnesota Wild Statistics - Feb. 19, 2021

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Prospect Report: Feb. 12, 2021

Jack McBain recorded a goal and two assists for Boston College this week

by Minnesota Wild @mnwild / Wild.com

A look at how Minnesota Wild prospects have performed up-to-date this season, from NCAA to international play.

Boston College forward, and 2018 Wild third-round pick, Jack McBain recored one goal and two assists this week for No. 1 Boston College. He tallied a goal and an assist in the team's 4-3 win against Boston University on Friday. Wild prospect Matt Boldy also recorded a goal in the game. On Saturday, McBain recorded an assist in the team's 3-1 loss at BU. He currently leads Hockey East with a +15 rating.

Tweet from @BCHockey: ������ Starts with a Bainer faceoff win, ends with a Bainer tip. Helleson and Ambrosio on the assists. 1-0 Eags. pic.twitter.com/fnhxZbbVcV

Sam Henteges scored his seventh goal of the season for No. 7 St. Cloud State University on Saturday in a 5-4 overtime loss against Western Michigan. His third period power-play goal gave St. Cloud a 4-3 lead with under 10 minutes left in regulation. He is tied for second on the team in goals.

Nick Swaney scored in both games over the weekend for No. 4 University of Minnesota Deluth. He leads the team with 14 assists and 23 points and has recorded points in six straight games, and nine of the last 10 games. His 23 points is tied for first in the NCHC.

Tweet from @UMDBulldogs: Another look at Swaney's goal makes it 5 for the Dogs @UMDMensHockey pic.twitter.com/GdK7K5q3iP

Andrei Svetlakov had an assist and scored the tying goal in the third period for CSKA Moscow in its 3-2 shootout win over Traktor Chelyabinsk. It was the 7th goal of the season for the Wild's 2017 draft pick.

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Future Minnesota Wild Statistics - Feb. 12, 2021

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