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Report: Christensen signs to play in Russia

ST. PAUL, Minn. The Minnesota Wild will be losing their shootout specialist. Multiple reports say forward Erik Christensen has signed with HC Lev Praha of the Kontinental Hockey League. Christensen, 28, was an unrestricted free agent after being acquired by Minnesota in February for center Casey Wellman. The Wild will receive a conditional seventh-round draft pick from the Rangers...
Via Fox Sports North
June 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Christensen pots first two goals in Wild sweater

ST. PAUL, Minn. When forward Erik Christensen was acquired by the Minnesota Wild at the start of February, he saw the opportunity as a new lease on his hockey life. Christensen had been scratched his last 18 games with the New York Rangers and was coming to a team desperate for scoring help with injuries to forwards Mikko Koivu, Pierre-Marc Bouchard and Guillaume Latendresse. But...
Via Fox Sports North
March 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild forward Erik Christensen won't play tonight against Canadiens

MONTREAL - Forward Erik Christensen, who has a -5 plus-minus rating in his past three games and played a key role in a goal allowed by the Minnesota Wild during their 4-0 loss to the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday, will be scratched tonight for the first time since the team traded for him on Feb. 3. Christensen hasn't scored a goal or registered an assist in 12 games, though he...
Via Fox Sports
March 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Rangers Blurbs: Erik Christensen Traded

(Getty Images) By Christopher Decker (@HockeyGuy_Chris) According to Jim Cerny of Blueshirts United, the New York Rangers have traded Erik Christensen and a seventh round draft pick to the Minnesota Wild for forward Casey Wellman. In the grand scheme of things, this is a minor deal. But will this set of a chain of events as we approach the NHL’s trading deadline on February 27...
Via The Hockey Guys
February 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Wild hope Christensen will bring scoring

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The Minnesota Wild are expected to be an active team before the Feb. 27 trade deadline, and they made their first move Friday.Minnesota acquired forward Erik Christensen and a conditional seventh-round pick in the 2013 draft from the New York Rangers in exchange for forward Casey Wellman. Christensen, 28, has a goal and four assists in 20 games for New York this...
Via Fox Sports North
February 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Christensen Headed To CT For Conditioning

In an attempt to get Erik Christensen back playing hockey, the Rangers have assigned him to the CT Whale for a conditioning assignment, per Katie Strang.  Christensen has been a healthy scratch for 20 games this season, including the past 10 games. Ironically, the last time he dressed was against the Phoenix Coyotes on December 17, the team the Rangers just beat last night. Christensen...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
January 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Comparing Avery’s And Christensen’s Ice Time

When looking at the raw ice time numbers, there are a lot of conclusions drawn about the ice time given to Sean Avery (over the last few games) and Erik Christensen (last night). There were a few angry tweets from what appears to be the majority of fans thinking that Avery got the shaft because he received so little ice time, while Christensen is clearly favored because of the ice...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
December 12, 2011  |  Discuss

The Good Erik Christensen

Erik Christensen could be one of the most infuriating New York Rangers skaters of all time. When he wants to be, Christensen is one of the most skilled players on the team. The problem is of course the phrase “when he wants to be.” During his first seven games of the year, Christensen was invisible, and played poorly both with the puck and without the puck. The last four games...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
November 08, 2011  |  Discuss

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