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Wild's Haula enjoying fast start after tough sophomore season

Minnesota Wild center Erik Haula is doing his best to put his sophomore slump behind him. Haula has jumped out of the blocks in a hurry with three goals in two scrimmages in training camp after mustering all of just seven in 72 games last season. The 24-year-old Finn found himself playing primarily on the fourth line in 2014-15 after collecting six goals and nine assists in 46 contests...
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Wild's Haula: 'No reason to dwell' on past

Minnesota Wild center Erik Haula is content to leave last season in the past.Signed to a two-year contract earlier this week, Haula told the Minneapolis Star Tribune on Thursday that he is ready to look ahead and leave any lingering issues with coach Mike Yeo in his rear-view mirror."It's already behind me," Haula told the newspaper. "There's no reason to dwell on it. I'll just put...
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August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild's Haula agrees to two-year contract

Center Erik Haula and the Minnesota Wild beat an arbitrator's decision and agreed to terms on a two-year contract on Sunday. Financial terms were not disclosed, but the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported that the deal is worth $2 million - with $1.05 million coming in the second year. Haula was asking for $1.2 million per year at the arbitration hearing on Friday while Minnesota was...
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August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild, center Erik Haula agree on 2-year contract

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The Minnesota Wild and center Erik Haula have agreed on a two-year contract. The Wild announced the deal Sunday with the restricted free agent. Haula had seven goals and seven assists in 72 games last season while playing mostly on the fourth line. He added one goal while appearing in two playoff games. The 24-year-old Finn was a seventh-round draft pick in 2009...
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August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild, Haula agree to terms on two-year contract

The Minnesota Wild have agreed to terms with Erik Haula on a two-year contract. The former Minnesota Gophers center tallied seven goals in 72 games with the Wild last season and one goal in two playoff contests. Haula knocked in six goals in 46 games in his rookie season with the club in 2013-14, plus four more in 13 playoff games. The native of Finland was selected by the Wild in...
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August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Haula fractures jaw at World Championships

The Minnesota Wild were appreciative of the opportunity for Erik Haula to play for his native Finland in the World Championships. Haula is returning to Minnesota with more than just international experience, however. Haula, the Wild's rookie forward, suffered a nondisplaced fracture of his jaw while playing in the gold medal game this weekend. The Wild announced Haula's fracture...
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild's youth served, soon to be paid

Erik Haula was a slight forward out of Minnesota prep hockey factory Shattuck-St. Mary's in 2009 when the Wild made the Finnish native a seventh-round NHL Draft pick. There's no better example of Minnesota's development as an organization than Haula's progress since he was taken as a flier in 2009. Haula grew stronger through three years at the University of Minnesota and became...
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild recall Erik Haula, Steven Kampfer

Erik Haula was hopeful he'd be returning to the Minnesota Wild following the Olympic break. His game has him back in Minnesota. The Wild recalled Haula and defenseman Steven Kampfer from the Iowa Wild on Monday. Minnesota's first game after the two-week break for the Olympics in Sochi, Russia is on Feb. 27 at Edmonton. The next home game for the Wild is March 3 against the Calgary...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Haula: Olympic break reassignment 'a huge plus'

Some teammates jetted halfway around the country to participate in the Olympics, others were heading out for vacations or time with family. Erik Haula, the Minnesota Wild rookie forward, instead made the trip to Des Moines, Iowa to play with Minnesota's American Hockey League affiliate. Haula was the only NHL regular reassigned during the Olympic break. Haula didn't sulk. He figured...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Gophers C Eric Haula likely to make Wild debut

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- In less than a year, Erik Haula may begoing from the Minnesota Gophers to the Minnesota Wild. Haula, 22, was recalled by the Wild on Friday after the teamplaced forward Mike Rupp on designated non-roster status. Rupp is leaving the teamfor personal reasons. Haula, a seventh-round draft choice by the Wild in 2009, isexpected to make his NHL debut Friday when Minnesota...
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November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

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