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Wild place Fontaine on IR, send Reilly to AHL

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Wild have placed right wing Justin Fontaine on injured reserve to set their initial roster for the regular season. The Wild also assigned defenseman Mike Reilly to their AHL affiliate Tuesday and placed center Jordan Schroeder on waivers. Fontaine has an unspecified upper-body injury and can be activated at any time. That meant rookie center Tyler...
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Wild place Justin Fontaine on IR, assign Mike Reilly to Iowa

The Minnesota Wild made several roster moves on Tuesday. The club placed forward Justin Fontaine on injured reserve, retroactive to Sept. 24, with an upper-body injury. Defenseman Mike Reilly was assigned to the Iowa Wild, the team's AHL affiliate. Forward Jordan Schroeder was placed on waivers, while forward Grayson Downing was designated an injured non-roster player. Minnesota...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fontaine Re-Signs With Minnesota Wild

Minnesota Wild has re-signed forward Justin Fontaine to a two-year contract. During his 2013-2014-rookie season, Fontaine scored 13 goals and 21 points in 66 games.  Fontaine’s goal total was third highest by a Wild rookie. Fontaine joined the team as an undrafted free agent after playing for University of Minnesota-Duluth for four seasons. The 26-year-old Alberta native set a...
Via Beyond The Benches
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild News: Justin Fontaine Avoids Arbitration

The Minnesota Wild have re-signed a key member of their forward depth.#479444183 / gettyimages.comNeil Sheehy, Justin Fontaine's agent, broke the news,Justin Fontaine and the Minnesota Wild agree on a two-year contract worth $2 Million.— NEIL SHEEHY (@ICEHockeyAgent) July 29, 2014The undrafted rookie out of the University of Minnesota Duluth scored a dozen goals and 21 points...
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July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild re-sign Fontaine to two-year contract

The Minnesota Wild re-signed Justin Fontaine to a two-year contract, the club announced on Tuesday, allowing the sides to avoid an arbitration hearing. Though financial terms were not disclosed, Fontaine's agent, Neil Sheehy, tweeted that the deal was worth $2 million. According to the Minneapolis Star Tribune, the salary will be $950,000 in the first year and $1.05 million in the...
Via Fox Sports North
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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
July 06, 2014  |  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 in the...
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...
January 15, 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...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

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