The Minnesota Wild report that they’ve waived first-round draft pick Colton Gillies. The team selected the left-winger 16th overall in the 2007 NHL draft. He played in 37 games this year and recorded just two assists.
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Former roller rink, tennis courts will become new sports hub
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Colton Gillies claimed by the Columbus Blue Jackets
The Wild placed the 22-year-old left-winger on waivers Friday. He was a first-round draft pick in the 2007 NHL draft. Gillies played in 37 games this season and had only two assists.
NHL Draft: Wild selects defenseman Mathew Dumba with No. 7 pick
The Minnesota Wild used the No. 7 pick in the NHL Draft to select Mathew Dumba, a defenseman from the Red Deer Rebels in the Western Hockey League. Dumba finished last season with 20 goals and 37 assists.
Lynx rookie guard put on waivers
The Lynx waived rookie guard Julie Wojta before their game against the Washington Mystics Friday, the first game after a month-long Olympic break. A second-round pick in this year's WNBA draft, Wotja, out of Wisconsin-Green Bay, was first waived at the end of training camp and brought back for a seven-day contract July 10.
Wild to pick seventh in NHL Draft
The Minnesota Wild will be picking seventh in June's NHL Draft. The Wild had a 4.7 percent chance of moving up in Monday night's draft lottery, but didn't. Notable NHL players selected seventh overall include Nashville defenseman Ryan Suter in 2003 and former Golden Gopher Kyle Okoposo, who was drafted by the Islanders in 2006.
Wild's draft board '99.9 percent done'
The NHL Draft is quickly approaching and the Minnesota Wild's draft board is "99.9 percent done," according to assistant general manager Brent Flahr. The Wild have had recent success in the draft. Hockey's Future ranked the Wild the second-best organization in the NHL.
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