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Niklas Folin will make the biggest impact this season at UMass Lowell

Niklas Folin tabbed as most impactful incoming River Hawk. (Photo/Chris Machian/The World-Herald)Last month the UMass Lowell River Hawks released the 2015-16 hockey team roster, including the list of eight incoming freshmen. Once release, we proposed the question to our readers: “Which incoming River Hawk will have the biggest impact this season?” and the results are in. Defenseman...
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Wild re-sign restricted free agent Folin for 2 years

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Wild have re-signed defenseman Christian Folin to a two-year contract. The deal was done Saturday with the restricted free agent. Folin had two goals, eight assists and 13 penalty minutes in 40 games as a rookie for Minnesota last season, also playing 13 games for the Iowa Wild in the AHL. The 24-year-old native of Gothenburg, Sweden, was undrafted...
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July 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild re-sign D Folin to two-year deal

The Minnesota Wild on Saturday re-signed defenseman Christian Folin to a two-year contract. The team initially announced the deal on its official Twitter page. Folin, a 24-year-old native of Gothenburg, Sweden, played in 40 games for Minnesota last season. Folin recorded two goals and eight assists, all told. The defenseman owns 11 points, 13 penalty minutes and a plus-6 rating in...
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July 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Christian Folin re-signs with Minnesota Wild

Christian Folin re-signs with Minnesota. (Photo/Getty Images)The Minnesota Wild have re-signed defenseman Christian Folin to a two-year, two-way contract starting with the 2015-16 season. Folin spent the past two years with the Wild after opting to turn to professional hockey after only two years with the UMass Lowell River Hawks. Over the past two seasons, Folin has tallied 11 points...
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July 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Christian Folin reassigned to Iowa Wild

Christian Folin reassigned to Iowa. (Photo/Getty Images)The Minnesota Wild has reassigned defenseman Christian Folin to the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL). Folin, who has only skated in two games since March 6, will hopefully get more playing time in Iowa. While at the National Hockey League (NHL) level this year, the defenseman has tallied 10 points (2g, 8a), a plus...
Via Mill City Sports
March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Hockey Day Minnesota: Wild's Folin's hockey adventure

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Christian Folin was 19, standing with all of his personal belongings at a gas station in Fargo, North Dakota with disappointment fresh in his mind. He had made his way to Fargo from his native Sweden hoping to continue his career in hockey, setting out on what he would later call an "adventure." The adventure for Folin, the Minnesota Wild second-year defenseman...
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January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild: Four impact prospects next season (video)

An early glance at the 2014-15 Minnesota Wild roster will likely see many new faces in the fold. Many will come from free agency, but a select few prospects will also crack the NHL roster. The Minnesota Wild expect to have quite a bit of turnover despite having a great record and making it to the second round of the NHL playoffs. Here is a look at some of the prospects that may make the...
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Folin makes promising NHL debut for Wild

Two weeks ago, Christian Folin was playing for the University of Massachusetts-Lowell in the NCAA men's hockey tournament, fresh off a Hockey East championship. Folin, 23, was one of the most coveted college free agents and had offers to sign with an NHL team after his River Hawks were knocked out of the NCAA tournament and the big defenseman opted to sign with the Minnesota Wild...
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April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

UMass Lowell’s Christian Folin Picks Up Assist In NHL Debut With Wild

UMass Lowell defenseman Christian Folin was one of the most coveted college hockey free agents this season, and when the Riverhawks’ season ended in the NCAA tournament, the 23-year-old signed with the Minnesota Wild. He made his NHL debut Thursday night and picked up an assist on Kyle Brodziak’s third-period goal in Minnesota’s 4-2 win over the Central Division-leading St...
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

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