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."
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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: injured Mikko Koivu to miss All-Star game
Minnesota Wild GM Chuck Fletcher confirmed to the Star Tribune that Mikko Koivu will miss the NHL All-Star game because of his shoulder injury. Koivu will be replaced on the roster by Edmonton's Jordan Eberle.
Wild GM Chuck Fletcher: 'We have no interest in trading Backstrom'
Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher tells the Star Tribune there is no way they are trading Niklas Backstrom. Fletcher loves the goalie tandem that Backstrom and Josh Harding provide. He points out that the duo was one of the main reasons the Wild were on top of the NHL over the first 30 games last season.
Wild GM Chuck Fletcher: 'We think we're in the best position we've ever been'
Minnesota Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher believes the Wild is in a tremendous position to sign free-agents next off-season and grow with talented young prospects already in the system. He says the combination of the two will help the Wild "get better quickly." He says the next step is adding some "top-end guys" to the team.
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.
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 hit the panic button and trade top prospects for rental players
The NHL trade deadline is on Monday, but don't expect the Wild to make any big moves. The team has made it pretty clear that they don't want to trade top prospects like Mikael Granlund and Jonas Brodin for a quick fix to this season.
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