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Panthers' Tom Gilbert done for the season

The Florida Panthers have announced that their veteran defenseman Tom Gilbert's season is over as he underwent surgery to fix a sports hernia.Gilbert signed a professional tryout contract in September during training camp. Since the contract he has played top minutes (second best with Brian Campbell who played more). It has been said that Gilbert has been suffering from the...
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April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild waive defenseman Tom Gilbert

The Minnesota Wild have waived defenseman Tom Gilbert. The team announced the move Wednesday. The 30-year-old Gilbert had one season left on his contract for $3 million. If he goes unclaimed by another team, the Wild will use one of their two available compliance buyouts to keep Gilbert's money from counting against their salary cap. He would then become an unrestricted free...
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July 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Wild will use compliance buyout on D Tom Gilbert

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The Minnesota Wild were strapped for cash with the NHL salary cap decreasing to 64.3 million this season and it cost the team defenseman Tom Gilbert. Minnesota announced Wednesday that it placed Gilbert, who had three goals and 10 assists last season, on unconditional waivers for the purpose of buying out Gilbert's remaining two years of his contract. Gilbert...
Via Fox Sports North
July 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Wild will fighting to end season on upswing

"It wasn't the prettiest game," noted Wild defenseman Tom Gilbert. It wasn't pretty, but the Wild won against the Panthers on Thursday night. Trailing 2-1 with 30 seconds left in the game, Erik Christensen tied the game. Then just 15 seconds into overtime, captain Mikko Koivu scored the game-winner to complete the comeback. The Wild are out of the playoffs, but...
Via Fox Sports North
March 30, 2012  |  Discuss

See what happens when the sticks are high?

ST. PAUL, Minn. Like many players in the NHL these days, Minnesota Wild defenseman Tom Gilbert wears a shield on his helmet to protect his eyes. Imagine his surprise when Gilbert found a stick pressed up against his face during Thursday's night's game. In the third period, Florida Panthers forward Kris Versteeg swiped at a loose puck and his stick caught Gilbert, who was...
Via Fox Sports North
March 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Foster, Gilbert expected to boost Wild's offense

TUESDAY'S STORY LINE: The ability to shoot the puck from the blue line -- it is something Minnesota Wild coach Mike Yeo has wanted all season. The Wild defensemen have accumulated 74 points, last in the NHL. They have tallied only 11 goals, also last. But Sunday against San Jose, the Wild shot the puck from the blue line and the results showed up on the scoreboard. Minnesota...
Via Fox Sports North
February 28, 2012  |  Discuss

New Wild defenseman Tom Gilbert comes home

Recently acquired Minnesota Wild defenseman Tom Gilbert says his new team ''feels like home.'' Well, that's because it is. Gilbert grew up just less than 20 miles from the Wild's arena in St. Paul and starred for Bloomington Jefferson High School before a standout college career at Wisconsin. In his sixth NHL season, Gilbert was traded by Edmonton to Minnesota...
Via AP on Fox
February 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Wild trade Schultz to Oilers for Gilbert

ST. PAUL, Minn. In a move that had the Minnesota Wild locker room in shock, Minnesota traded longtime defenseman Nick Schultz to the Edmonton Oilers on Monday, getting former Bloomington Jefferson high school star Tom Gilbert back in the deal. The Wild traded Marek Zidlicky on Friday, beginning a series of potential deals. With Monday's trade deadline approaching, general manager...
Via Fox Sports North
February 27, 2012  |  Discuss

NHL Suspends Dan Carcillo Indefinitely for Hit on Edmonton's Tom Gilbert (Video)

Dan Carcillo is at it again, and he may be looking at the longest stretch of league-mandated time off in his controversy-filled career. The Blackhawks forward has been suspended indefinitely for his hit from behind/boarding on Edmonton's Tom Gilbert on Monday night in Chicago, the NHL announced Tuesday. In addition to an indefinite suspension, the second-period hit earned Carcillo...
January 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Dan Carcillo Injures Tom Gilbert, Himself With Violent Boarding Hit (Video)

Dan Carcillo's New Year's resolution was apparently not to avoid making illegal hits. On Monday, Carcillo and Edmonton Oilers defenseman Tom Gilbert were chasing after a puck in the Oilers' defensive end when Carcillo caught Gilbert from behind and shoved him violently into the boards, injuring the defenseman on the play and drawing a penalty. Carcillo was given a five...
January 03, 2012  |  Discuss

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