A big win for the Wild last night, as they beat San Jose 4-3 at the X. But the big question today is what the club will do as the NHL trading deadline approaches at 2 p.m. With the Wild’s playoff chances iffy at best, GM Chuck Fletcher might unload a few players to build for the future.
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Wild, Fletcher desperate for help
It's not a secret, the Minnesota Wild is desperate for help. Wild GM Chuck Fletcher says he'll continue to "work the phones" in hopes of making the team better through a trade. He says he would be doing a "disservice to our players if I'm not trying to give them the ammunition to make the playoffs."
Fletcher knows the Wild still needs to add top-end NHL players
The Minnesota Wild has done a nice job over the last two years adding talented prospects to the organization. Those prospects could be the bright spot of the Wild's future, but at the same time GM Chuck Fletcher says the Wild knows it has to "add some more NHL talent."
Wild GM unsure when Bouchard, Latendresse will return
The return of Pierre-Marc Bouchard to the Wild lineup is growing more doubtful by the day. GM Chuck Fletcher tells the Star Tribune that barring a “stroke of good fortune” he doesn’t think Bouchard or winger Gullaume Latendresse will play again this year. Both are out with concussion symptoms.
Wild's Backstrom needs ankle surgery
Wild GM Chuck Fletcher tells the Pioneer Press that goalie Niklas Backstrom will soon undergo surgery to fix an ankle injury that bothered him during the last few weeks of the season. Fletcher also expects Guillaume Latendresse, Pierre Marc-Bouchard and Jared Spurgeon to make full recoveries from their concussions and be ready for next season.
Wild won't be drafting a goalie with the No. 7 pick in next week's NHL Draft
While the Minnesota Wild will be looking to fill team needs during next week's NHL Draft, goalie won't be one of the them. "Usually we don’t want to tip our hand, but we’re not drafting a goalie in the first round," GM Chuck Fletcher said. Instead, forward and defense will be the team's top priorities.
Wild preparing contract extension for general manager Chuck Fletcher
Wild owner Craig Leipold tells The Associated Press that he's working on a contract extension for general manager Chuck Fletcher. Leipold believes Fletcher is on the brink of creating some "really proud years" of Wild hockey.
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