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Pioneer Press: Wild's Justin Fontaine: Small-town boy starting to make big impact

Speaking of former college hockey players. Former UMD Bulldog Justin Fontaine is in camp with a new contract trying to cement a roster spot with the Minnesota Wild. Fontaine is on a two-way contract so he could end up playing for the Iowa Wild to start the season. Chad Graff, Pioneer Press -- Justin Fontaine insists this Wild training camp is no different from last year's...
Via Goon's World
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kuemper rusty but not worried; Haula, Fontaine, Niederreiter among those shining early

Day 2 is in the books, and it was a fun day down at the rink. Thousands of fans flocked down for the Wild’s Breakaway 10K/5K/1Mile runs and the three open practices and one scrimmage. Coach Mike Yeo wasn’t too thrilled with the first half of the scrimmage. He felt there wasn’t enough intensity and it was too easy to “free-wheel” on the ice. There were seven goals scored...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 days 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...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
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...
Via Fox Sports North
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Justin Fontaine agrees to two-year contract with Wild

Justin Fontaine, the 26-year-old Wild forward, will avoid a Friday arbitration hearing and sign a new two-year deal with the Wild this afternoon. The deal is expected to be worth $1 million annually ($950,000 in Year 1 and $1.05 million in Year 2). Fontaine, the former University of Minnesota Duluth national champion, tied for fourth on the Wild and tied for 12th among NHL rookies...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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...
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

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
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