Found July 18, 2013 on Fox Sports North:
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota hockey fans have become accustomed to the offensive skill of Erik Haula over the past five years, but even the biggest followers of the University of Minnesota men's hockey team -- where Haula starred for the past three seasons -- might have been surprised at his latest show of talent. Competing in a shootout at the end of the Minnesota Wild's development camp, Haula provided the highlight of the Saturday scrimmage when he scored with a spin-o-rama goal, similar to the move former Wild forward Pierre-Marc Bouchard had done in actual NHL shootouts. The goal shows the type of skill level that will have fans excited about Haula's potential. The Wild were impressed with Haula before the slick move was used in an exhibition, pleased with the growth he's shown since he was a skinny teenager drafted in the seventh round of the 2009 NHL Draft. A veteran among the participants in the Wild's development camp last week, Haula willingly took on...

Wild re-sign forwards Justin Fontaine, Carson McMillan

ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Wild announced Thursday that forwards Justin Fontaine and Carson McMillan have been re-signed to one-year, two-way contracts. Fontaine, 25, led the Houston Aeros with 56 points last season in American Hockey League action. He also added 10 power-play goals with a 10 rating. Fontaine also led all Aeros skaters with eight points in five playoff games. The...

Wild release 2013-14 schedule with new divisional look

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The Minnesota Wild will begin the 2013-14 season at home. The NHL full 82-game schedule was released Friday, and Minnesota will host the Los Angeles Kings on Oct. 3 to start the year. The highlight of the schedule includes the league's new divisions thanks to the NHL's realignment. Minnesota will play in the seven-team Central Division, along with Chicago...

Nashville tries out ice dying

So Nashville has had a rough stretch lately. They lost Ryan Suter, they are being put into a division that will require them to take regular trips to Winnipeg, and their offseason signings involved two players that the Minnesota Wild couldn't find space for. But hey, the Preds were able to select future superstar Seth Jones with pick number 4 in the draft, and they have long...
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