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Minnesota Wild: Justin Fontaine files for arbitration

#490242273 / gettyimages.comFormer UMD Bulldog and current Minnesota Wild RFA forward Justine Fontaine has filed for salary arbitration. Apparently, the former Bulldog wants 2.75 million a year. This past season, Fontaine scored (13G-8a—21pts) in 66 games. Last season, Fontaine was 4th on the Wild in goal scorings. It will be interesting to see what kind of a contract he signs...
Via Goon's World
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Fontaine's SO goal gives Wild 2-1 win over Canucks

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Justin Fontaine's goal in the seventh round of the shootout gave the Minnesota Wild a 2-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Friday night. Fontaine went wide on Eddie Lack and slid the puck under the Vancouver goalie. Darcy Kuemper preserved the win by denying Vancouver's final shooter, David Booth, as he attempted a spin-o-rama shot. Earlier...
Via Fox Sports North
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild: Important month ahead for young squad

The last 12 games for the Minnesota Wild saw the team move from one end to the other on the spectrum of the NHL’s Western Conference. They struggled mightily over the course of two weeks in which they lost 6 consecutive games while being outscored by a margin of 27-13. The injury bug hit hard as they were forced to place superstar forward Zach Parise on injured reserve because...
Via isportsweb.com
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

An NHL player you never heard of made history Thursday night in Minnesota

Getty Images Justin Fontaine made Minnesota Wild history on Thursday night, tallying three goals in the Wild’s 4-1 win over the Phoenix Coyotes. The undrafted winger is in his rookie season with the Wild after signing an entry-level contract with the organization in April of 2011. It was the first hat trick of his career and the first time ever a member of the Wild recorded three...
Via The Hockey Guys
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild: Former UMD Bulldog Justin Fontaine scores hat-trick against the Coyotes

Coming into the season, a Wild player hadn't scored a hat-trick since January 17,  2010, when former Wild forward Guillaume Latendresse scored a hat-trick against the Phoenix Coyotes... Almost four years later a Wild player did it again against the Coyotes.The Wild now have two hat-tricks in six days. So, tip of the hat to former Bulldog forward Justin Fontaine for leading the...
Via Goon's World
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Fontaine hat trick helps Wild beat Coyotes for 4th straight win

Justin Fontaine scored three goals, Niklas Backstrom stopped 39 shots and the Minnesota Wild won their fourth straight game by beating the Phoenix Coyotes 4-1 on Thursday night. Fontaine scored late in the first period, gave the Wild a two-goal lead on a power play in the third and closed out his first career hat trick with an empty-net goal. Kyle Brodziak had a goal and an assist...
Via AP on Fox
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Fontaine's first career hat trick sparks Wild win over Coyotes

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Six straight losses sent the Minnesota Wild into a downward spiral, the weight of the previous game carrying over into the next. Once the Wild learned how to put games behind them, good or bad, the wins started piling up. Justin Fontaine scored three goals, Niklas Backstrom stopped 39 shots and the Wild won their fourth straight game by beating the Phoenix...
Via Fox Sports North
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild: Revisiting the Justin Fontaine Question: Oh yeah! He's scores again (Video)

Nothing beats the taste of sweet vindication. I wish I had made some bets on this one. Former Minnesota Duluth Bulldog Justin Fontaine is giving the Minnesota Wild reasons to keep him in the line up. Fontaine has played in 10 games so far and has scored (2g-0a—2pts) so far this season and he’s a plus +5. Last Summer, I wrote this. Hockey Wilderness -- Based on what I had...
Via Goon's World
October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Justin Fontaine, Mathew Dumba score first NHL goals in big Wild win

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The Minnesota Wild bench was busy collecting pucks on Saturday night. The pucks were snapped up quickly and will go somewhere special for Justin Fontaine and Mathew Dumba, two Minnesota rookies who have taken vastly different paths to the NHL. Fontaine and Dumba each scored his first NHL goal in Saturday's 5-1 win against the Dallas Stars. Nino Niederreiter...
Via Fox Sports North
October 13, 2013  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fox Sports North
July 18, 2013  |  Discuss
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