Donato has gone to the Sharks in exchange for a 2021 3rd Round draft pick.
Two goals from Alexander Ovechkin handed Minnesota a 4-3 loss.
Both players were acquired in trades last season.
Ryan Donato led the charge with a pair of goals.
GM Paul Fenton's goal was to make the Wild younger and faster.
The Wild got Donato in the trade that sent Charlie Coyle to Boston.