Originally posted on State of Hockey News  |  Last updated 6/30/13
   The Minnesota Wild have sort of made a tradition out of making a splash on draft day.  From the Wild making its first 'splash' by dealing a 1st round draft pick (16th Overall Trevor Lewis) and Patrick O'Sullivan to the Los Angeles Kings for Pavol Demitra, and then a few years later dealing Brent Burns for Devin Setoguchi, Charlie Coyle and the 28th Overall pick in 2011 (Zack Phillips).  So why should we be surprised took the opportunity of the draft to make some more deals.  With a mild deal of trading the rights to defenseman Justin Falk to the New York Rangers for forward Benn Ferriero as well as a 6th round pick in 2014.  Yet the next deal was a little sweeter when the Wild dealt Cal Clutterbuck and their 70th Overall pick in this year's draft (3rd round) to the New York Islanders for big winger Nino Niederreiter who was once the 5th Overall pick in 2010.  Losing Clutterbuck was likely going to happen anyways because of its restrictions with the salary cap but he cl...
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