Skip to main content

Nystrom clears waivers, headed to Houston

Minnesota Wild forward Eric Nystrom cleared waivers Friday and is on his way to Houston to play with the Wild's minor league affiliate. Nystrom will be ready to play in the Aero's season opener Sunday against the Chicago Wolves.
  • Author:
  • Updated:

Minnesota Wild forward Eric Nystrom cleared waivers Friday and is on his way to Houston to play with the Wild's minor league affiliate. Nystrom will be ready to play in the Aero's season opener Sunday against the Chicago Wolves.

Next Up

88 S 11th St, Minneapolis, Minnesota - April 2022 (1)

Gun found on WCCO-TV rooftop after homicide in Minneapolis

It's the 56th death reported as a homicide in Minneapolis this year.

Screen Shot 2022-08-07 at 11.43.15 AM

Deputies fatally shoot man in Wright County

Police claim the man, who had allegedly been experiencing a mental health crisis, was armed with a knife.

Ambulance hospital emergency

17-year-old killed in northern Minnesota crash Saturday

The other drive involved in the crash, a 75-year-old man, sustained life-threatening injuries.


Alcohol a factor as driver rolls ATV into corn field, injuring 3

The crash occurred in Lake Lillian Saturday night.

Minneapolis police

Man dies after being found shot at Minneapolis' 38th and Chicago

Responders were called to the scene early Sunday morning.

Screen Shot 2022-08-07 at 6.34.12 AM

7 children arrested after 'disturbance' at Cabela's, escape in stolen vehicle

Employees called police saying the children were stealing goods from the store.

Screen Shot 2022-08-06 at 6.16.49 PM

Fire sparks evacuation from apartment building, man arrested for arson

Police and fire crews responded to the fire just before 9 a.m. Saturday.

Flickr - utility pole power line

Morning storms cause power outages, ensuing problems in Eagan

There have been reports of disabled traffic lights and issues at local businesses.

kim crockett facebook sos

GOP nominee questions if those with disabilities, non-English speakers should be able to vote

Crockett made the comments in a 2020 radio interview following a ruling from the Minnesota Supreme Court.


Jury: MN pharmacist did not violate woman's rights by refusing her morning-after pill

Gender Justice, the advocacy group that brought about the lawsuit, says it will appeal the decision.


Wild put Nystrom on waivers

The Minnesota Wild are saying so long to veteran center Eric Nystrom. He was put on waivers today. If another team doesn't claim him -- he'll be sent to Minnesota's minor league affiliate in Houston. Nystrom has two years left on his contract at $1.4 million per year.

Wild send Lundin down to Houston

Minnesota Wild defenseman Mike Lundin has been out all season with a back injury, and because of it he isn't in playing shape. That's why the Wild sent him down to their minor league affiliate in Houston to work on his conditioning. They also placed defenseman Marco Scandella on IR.

Wild ship Nystrom to Dallas

After he cleared re-entry waivers, the Wild sent forward Eric Nystrom to the Dallas Stars Wednesday for future considerations. Nystrom, 28, signed with Minnesota in 2010 after playing two seasons with the Calgary Flames.

Wild shaping roster, cuts 17 players

Defensemen Jordan Hendry and Kris Fredheim were released from their tryout agreements, while six other players were placed on waivers. Nine other players were reassigned to the Wild's AHL affiliate Houston Aeros.

Wild signs defenseman Kris Fredheim from Houston, Latendresse to IR

As the injuries continue to pile up on the Wild blue line, the team signed defenseman Kris Fredheim from the Houston Aeros. Fredheim will join the club in time for Thursday's home game against Colorado. To create a roster spot for him, the team placed Guillaume Latendresse on injured reserve.

Report: Wild to sign Aaron Boogaard, brother of Derek Boogaard, to AHL contract

The deal would be a two-way contract with the Wild's AHL affiliate the Houston Aeros. Aaron Boogaard is still fighting charges connected to his brother's death.

Wild acquire winger Nick Johnson from Penguins

The Wild have picked up former Pittsburgh winger Nick Johnson off of waivers. Johnson has spent most of the past four years playing for the Penguins’ minor-league affiliate.

Wild reassigns four defensemen to Houston

The Minnesota Wild’s season came to an end on Saturday but four of its defensemen were reassigned to the Houston Aeros of the AHL. Marco Scandella, Nate Prosser, Chey Genoway and Kris Fredheim are eligible to play the rest of the season, and playoffs if the Aeros reach the postseason.