NHL News: 12 more impactful signings you missed because summer

It's always a good sign when it's already warm, sunny and beautiful out at six in the morning, which is probably why you didn't realize these signings happened. I like your style.The Florida Panthers, Columbus Blue Jackets, New York Rangers, Minnesota Wild, and NY Islanders have all made moves you probably missed. Let's check them out!1) from panthers.nhl.comThe...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild agree to terms with Blum, Schroeder

Jonathon Blum and Jordan Schroeder are both returning to Minnesota, even though their returns are from different locations. Blum, one of the team's restricted free agents, agreed to terms with the Minnesota Wild on a one-year contract, while former University of Minnesota and Vancouver Canucks center Jordan Schroeder agreed to terms on a two-year contract. The Wild announced...
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July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild send pair of call-ups back down to Iowa

Just two days after calling up the pair from Iowa, the Minnesota Wild sent back down Jonathon Blum and Jake Dowell to their AHL affiliate. Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher announced Friday that Minnesota had reassigned Blum and Dowell to Iowa, where the pair had been playing before being promoted on Wednesday. Blum (6-foot-1, 188 pounds), a 25-year-old defenseman, is Iowa'...
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild recall two players from Iowa

In the midst of their three-week Olympic break, the Minnesota Wild announced three personnel moves Wednesday involving their American Hockey League affiliate. Minnesota recalled defenseman Jonathon Blum and forward Jake Dowell from the Iowa Wild. The club also said goalie John Curry had been assigned to Iowa on Tuesday. Blum (6-foot-1, 188 pounds), who averaged 12:13 in ice time...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Ailing Wild add Harding and Koivu to IR list

The Minnesota Wild have placed goalie Josh Harding and center Mikko Koivu on injured reserve. The moves were made Monday. Defenseman Jonathon Blum and forward Erik Haula were recalled from AHL affiliate Iowa. The Wild play at Los Angeles on Tuesday. Left wing Zach Parise and defenseman Jared Spurgeon are already on injured reserve with foot injuries. Koivu has one, too; he was...
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January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild place Koivu, Harding on IR; recall Haula, Blum

Trying to keep momentum going after two straight wins at home, the Minnesota Wild will have to play a two-game road trip without their top center and goaltender. Minnesota placed center Mikko Koivu and goaltender Josh Harding on injured reserve Monday. The two will miss be forced to miss at least a week. The Wild recalled forward Erik Haula and defenseman Jonathon Blum from Iowa...
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January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild recall forward Jason Zucker, send defenseman Jonathon Blum to Iowa

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Looking for a spark after six straight losses, the Minnesota Wild recalled speedy forward Jason Zucker on Wednesday. Zucker, 21, was recalled from Iowa of the American Hockey League where he has eight goals and five assists in 22 games. Minnesota reassigned defenseman Jonathon Blum to Iowa. Blum was recalled on Monday but was a healthy scratch in Tuesday night...
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January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild add defenseman Jonathon Blum

The Minnesota Wild added some depth to their blue line before hosting the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday night. Minnesota recalled defenseman Jonathon Blum from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League on Monday. Blum, 24, signed with the Wild as a free agent in the offseason. He's has three goals and 13 assists in 29 games with Iowa this season. Blum, originally a first-round...
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December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Wild Recalls Blum

The Minnesota Wild has recalled defenseman Jonathon Blum from the club's American Hockey League affiliate, the Iowa Wild. The blueliner has 16 points (3-13=16) in 29 games in Iowa this season. The Wild signed him as a free agent this summer. Blum collected seven points (1-6=7) and six penalty minutes (PIM) in 35 games with the Nashville Predators last season. He also recorded...
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December 30, 2013  |  Discuss


We’re going to take a look at each NHL team, breaking down every new addition and subtraction, as well as promising prospects.     Today, we take a look at the Minnesota Wild. By: Melissa Esing (@Off_thepost ) Minnesota Wild 2013 Season: 26-19-3, 55 pts (4th in Central Division, 8th in Western Conference) Free Agents Signed: D Jon Landry from New York D Jonathon...
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September 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Pre-season Game #1: Minnesota Wild vs Columbus Blue Jackets, Tuesday September 17, 2013 at ...

Happy first (pre-season) game of hockey Minnesota. With last seasons, condensed, contracted season of hockey that went later in the year, it really feels like last season just ended.  Between that and changes at my day job, I feel like summer never happened.  Before I could even blink, the high school football season here began which of course then heralded the start of the...
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September 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Wild Agree To Terms With Jonathon Blum and Jon Landry by   Steven Ellis

The Minnesota Wild have added depth to their blue line today. signing Jonathon Blum and Jon Landry to one-year, two-way contracts. Blum has a lot of offensive upside, but Nashville Predators coach Barry Trotz wasn’t always happy with his the effort Blum put forward as a member of the squad the past few seasons. Originally selected by Nashville in the first-round [...]
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July 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Bruins Rangers and Wild Transactions

The Boston Bruins have resigned Tuuka Rask and Patrice Bergeron to eight-year contracts. Bergy’s deal is worth 52 million and Tukka’s deal is worth 56 million dollars. The Minnesota Wild have signed Jonathon Blum and Jon Landry to one-year, two-way free agent deals. Landry will more than likely play with the Iowa Wild of the AHL. Blum is a former first round draft choice...
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July 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Wild agree to deal with Blum, Landry

The Minnesota Wild have agreed to terms on one-year, two-way contracts with free agent defensemen Jonathon Blum and Jon Landry. The team announced the deals on Friday, but the contracts pay less if the player is in the minors. The 24-year-old Blum had one goal and six assists in 35 games for Nashville last season. He was a first-round draft pick by the Predators in 2007. Over the...
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July 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Wild sign pair of defensemen to two-way contracts

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The Minnesota Wild wanted to add organization depth in the way of two-way contracts and did so Friday by agreeing to terms with defensemen Jonathon Blum and Jon Landry.Both agreed to one-year, two-way contracts, giving Minnesota the option to use either in the NHL or with the Wilds affiliate in the American Hockey League, which is beginning its first season in...
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July 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Wild agree to terms on deal with defenseman Blum

The Minnesota Wild have agreed to terms on one-year, two-way contracts with free agent defensemen Jonathon Blum and Jon Landry. The team announced the deals on Friday, but the contracts pay less if the player is in the minors. The 24-year-old Blum had one goal and six assists in 35 games for Nashville last season. He was a first-round draft pick by the Predators in 2007. Over the...
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July 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Pair of former Preds sign with divisional foes

Defenseman Jonathon Blum and forward Matt Halischuk no longer became a part of the Nashville Predators organization July 5 -- the first day of free agency. The former Predators were pushed out of the lineup often due to either a lack of performance or being surpassed by others. It was an easy decision to allow the unrestricted free agents to walk and sign with another NHL franchise...
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July 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Wild add depth on defense with the signings of Jon Landry and Jonathan Blum

Sometimes things don't just work out.  It may be in a relationship, where two people lose that spark that made them such a great couple and people drift apart.  Just about about all of us have been there at one point in our lives.  Or it can be a company that feels, 'it needs to go in a different direction.'  For the person being swapped out you feel ambushed, maybe...
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July 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Gill waved; Blum, Halischuk done in Nashville

Tuesday, General Manager David Poile held a press conference with the media discussing the past weekend's draft and this weekend's free agent market. Since surprisingly adding Seth Jones on draft day, the Nashville Predators have had to change their game-plan for the remainder of the offseason in a hurry. With the 18-year old defenseman entering the fold this upcoming...
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July 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Preds make more RFA decisions

On Tuesday, David Poile offered status updates on RFAs Jonathon Blum, Matt Halischuk, Jeremy Smith and Nick Spaling...
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June 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Annual Report Card: Jonathan Blum

Photo Credit: Sarah Fuqua Jonathon Blum blasted onto the scene in the 2010-2011 season, but showed signs of regression in his sophomore campaign. Still, expectations for the young American defensemen were high going into the 2012-2013 season. Roman Josi was touted to replace Suter on the top pairing, but could Blum fill Josi’s role on the second defensemen pairing? From one year...
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May 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Annual Report Card: Roman Josi

Roman Josi is congratulated after netting his first against the Stars. (AP-Mark Humphrey) The 2011-12 season for Roman Josi was very promising. While plenty of fans were expecting plenty more from Jonathon Blum and Ryan Ellis as their development progressed, Josi was a second round pick that had trouble staying healthy in his time in Milwaukee. He was brought up to take the spot...
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May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

2012-13 Season Report Card: Defense

John Russell/Getty Images One positive entering the offseason was the strong defense of the Nashville Predators, according to General Manager David Poile. However, I will to disagree. Injuries to Hal Gill and inconsistency from Ryan Ellis and Jon Blum put the Predators behind the eight ball this season on defense. Let’s look at the stats. 20th in Goals...
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May 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Who's Hot, Who's Not?: April 17

(Photo by: AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) During a franchise record tying seven game losing streak, it is hard to find one player on the Nashville Predators' roster who has been "hot" as of late. However, there are plenty of players who are "cold". Nothing has gone right as of late for the Predators. After losing Monday to the Vancouver Canucks,...
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April 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Today in the Nation: February 22nd, 2013

Today’s Links The Tennessean – Nashville Predators’ Jonathon Blum learned from demotion The Tennessean – Preview: Canucks at Preds – Points and Potential: Colin Wilson Finds His Game in 2012-13 Nashville City Paper – Klein gains recognition for his ability to go unnoticed by referees Smashville247 – Preds getting pucks, bodies to net Nashville Sports Hub...
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February 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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