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The Columbus Blue Jackets have claimed left wing Colton Gillies off waivers from the Minnesota Wild.
The 22-year-old Gillies, a first-round draft pick in 2007, had two assists and 10 penalty minutes in 37 games with Minnesota this season. He has three goals, seven assists and 30 penalty minutes in 89 career games with the Wild.
Last season, he had 11 goals and 15 assists in 64 games for Houston in the American Hockey League affiliate.
He played four seasons with the Saskatoon Blades of the Western Hockey League and also scored a goal in seven games to help Canada win the gold medal in the 2008 world junior championships.
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FRIDAY'S STORY LINE: The Wild placed 22-year old forward Colton Gillies on waivers. He has until Saturday to clear, and if he does he will be sent to Houston. A 2007 first-round pick (16th overall), Gillies has zero goals and two assists in 37 games this season.
The 6-foot-4 forward seems to have lost all confidence of late. If he clears waivers, the Wild believe a stint in...
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Yesterday morning the Wild put local kid, Colton Gillies on waivers so they could send him to the AHL to get some confidence back. I would grab Gillies in a second, and it's not just because he's a local kid. I was a fan of the kid in 07 at...
The Columbus Blue Jackets claimed left wing Colton Gillies off waivers from the Minnesota Wild on Saturday.
Gillies was a 2007 first-round draft pick. He has two assists in 37 games this season with the Wild.
The 22-year-old racked up 11 goals and 15 assists in 64 games with Houston of the American Hockey League last year.
Gillies was a member of Canada's gold medal-winning...
FOX Sports North will televise the Minnesota Wild game and the University of Minnesota mens hockey game on Saturday, January 14, 2012.
The Minnesota Wild vs. St. Louis Blues game will be televised live on FOX Sports North beginning at 6:30 p.m. with Wild Live presented by Century Link.
The University of Minnesota vs. North Dakota mens hockey game will be televised live on FOX...
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COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have claimed left wing Colton Gillies off waivers from the Minnesota Wild, club Executive Vice President of Hockey Operations...
Minnesota Wild captain Mikko Koivu left Saturday night's game against Saint Louis with a lower-body injury.
Koivu was hurt in the first period after taking a check from Blues forward Vladimir Sobotka.
He entered Saturday's game with nine goals and 24 assists on the season.
Before we talk about the game last night between the Hawks and the Wild at the United Center, congratulations are in order. Three Hawks (so far) have been named to this year’s All Star squad. Marian Hossa will make his 5th trip to an All Star game, receiving the news yesterday on his 33rd birthday.—As a side note, I was wondering & would like your opinion on this. Hossa...
Mikko Koivu might be the biggest casualty from a hard-fought shootout loss to St. Louis.
Since Dec. 13, 2011, the Minnesota Wild have two victories, nine losses and four overtime losses.
They were leading the Western Conference with 44 points on Dec. 14. Now, they're eighth in the West with 51 points; a Colorado Avalanche victory over the Phoenix Coyotes on Monday, and the Wild are on the outside of the playoff bubble.
That's bad. This is worse: The Star Tribune...
The Wild go ahead at 7:13. David McIntyre tips a shot in traffic
that changes direction and caroms past Jaroslav Halak. It is
McIntyre's first goal.
Jaroslav Halak stopped Minnesota's Matt Cullen, Dany Heatley and
Devon Setoguchi in the shootout and the Blues win 3-2, their first
shootout win of the season.