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Blues release Stu Bickel from tryout

The Blues welcomed in a plethora of forwards to professional tryouts shortly after the news broke that Patrik Berglund would miss a considerable amount of time to start the season. Some of those names remain in contention for a spot, but others – like Stu Bickel – have been sent packing. Bickel always seemed like a long shot to make the Blues. He’s a grinder with almost no...
Via Frozen Notes
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues invite defenseman Stu Bickel to training camp

Defenseman Stu Bickel, who played nine games with the Minnesota Wild last season, has been invited to St. Louis Blues training camp on a professional try-out basis. Bickel, 28, spent most of last season with the American Hockey League's Iowa Wild, posting 11 points (three goals, eight assists) and 93 penalty minutes in 43 regular-season games. The 6-foot-4, 207-pound defenseman tallied...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Christian Folin recalled by Minnesota Wild, Stu Bickel sent down

Christian Folin returns to Minnesota. (Photo/Getty Images)Christian Folin didn’t have to spend a long time at the American Hockey League (AHL) level after being reassigned on February 12. The Minnesota Wild announced on Friday, February 20 that the team has recalled the defenseman to the National Hockey League (NHL) and reassigned Stu Bickel to Iowa. This season, Folin has tallied...
Via Mill City Sports
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Bickell strikes twice as Chicago overcomes inspired Wild effort that ends in 4-2 loss for Minnesota

View image | As a high school coach in multiple sports I understand the feeling of just being fed up with your team.  You get to a point where it seems as though your players are lacking the focus and are mostly screwing around through the various drills you are putting them through at practice.  You get tired of repeating yourself to have players correct the...
Via State of Hockey News
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild recall Veilleux from Iowa, reassign Bickel

ST. PAUL, Minn. --€“ The Minnesota Wild announced on Thursday that the club has recalled forward Stephane Veilleux from Iowa of the American Hockey League. Minnesota also announced that it has reassigned defenseman Stu Bickel to Iowa. Veilleux, 32, has accumulated 12 penalty minutes and 10 shots in seven games with Iowa this season. The 6-foot-1, 199-pound Quebec native tallied...
Via Fox Sports North
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Does Former Gopher Goon Stu Bickel have a Chance of Making the Wild

#181165895 / If former Minnesota Gopher Goon Stu Bickel is going to make the Minnesota Wild out of training camp, it’s going to be as a fourth line punching bag.  You're probably wondering why I say punching bag? Bickel isn't a very good fighter, and he's definitely not a feared heavy weight. But he would fill a roll that the Wild need. Chad Graff, Pioneer...
Via Goon's World
September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Notebook: Wild add three players, including Bickel, on two-way contracts

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The Minnesota Wild's first day of NHL free agency involved more than just high-scoring forward Thomas Vanek. But Minnesota wasn't getting involved in the bidding wars for big free agents, either. The Wild added depth to their organization, signing Stu Bickel and Brett Sutter to two-way contracts. Minnesota also signed junior defenseman Guillaume Gelinas to an entry...
Via Fox Sports North
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

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