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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

Wild place defensemen Ballard, Folin on injured reserve

The Minnesota Wild placed defensemen Keith Ballard and Christian Folin on injured reserve Tuesday and recalled Stu Bickel and Justin Falk from Iowa. Both Ballard and Folin are hitting IR due to illness. The move is retroactive to Oct. 21, so the pair could be activated any time after Tuesday night's game at Boston. Folin has played in three games this season for the Wild and has...
Via Fox Sports North
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild season capsule

MINNESOTA WILD LAST SEASON: 43-27-12, 98 points. Lost to Chicago 4-2 in Western Conference semifinals after beating Colorado 4-3 in first round. COACH: Mike Yeo, fourth season, 104-82-26. ADDED: LW Thomas Vanek, LW Brett Sutter, D Justin Falk, D Stu Bickel. LOST: RW Dany Heatley, LW Matt Moulson, D Clayton Stoner, C Cody McCormick, LW Mike Rupp. PLAYER TO WATCH: Vanek signed a three...
Via AP on Fox
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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

#181165895 / gettyimages.com 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

Rangers 2, Kings 1

The New York Rangers defeated the Los Angeles Kings by the score of 2-1 in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final. The Kings lead the series 3-1. For a box score, go to Yahoo! Sports. …and we’re still breathing, Rangers fans. Barely, but breathing nonetheless. The Kings outplayed the Rangers for a large majority of the game, but all that matters when you’re down 3-0 is getting a tally...
Via NY Rangers Blog
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Wolf Pack Trainer Damien Hess Reaches Thousand-game Mark

By Bob Crawford Longevity and continuity are not often hallmarks of pro hockey in general, and the minor pro level in particular. The Hartford Wolf Pack, however, have largely been an exception to that truism, with General Manager Jim Schoenfeld in his 11th season with the team, Ken Gernander in his seventh year as head coach, and Assistant Coach Pat Boller in year number seven in...
Via Sox and Dawgs
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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