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Finnish goaltender among seven picked by Wild in second day of NHL Draft

After a failed attempt to trade back into the second round, the Minnesota Wild stuck to their plan and took a few chances on the final day of the NHL Draft on Saturday. Minnesota general manager Chuck Fletcher said the team had a trade in place to add a second-round pick after the Wild's pick was traded to Buffalo for Matt Moulson at the trade deadline last year, but the players...
Via Fox Sports North
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Wild Draft Preview: Defenseman

Aaron Ekblad should be long gone by the time the Wild go to make their 1st round selection at the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. The old saying in team sports is “defense wins championships.”   Its pretty tough to argue against it.  Whether you’re talking football, baseball, basketball, and even hockey those teams that can defend the best or shut down their opponents best players...
Via State of Hockey News
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Central Division Update:7/29-8/5

The hockey doldrums are well underway, and this month is off to an extremely boring start. There was even less news than usual the past week. The Blackhawks had some minor news by officially signing Theo Peckham to a one-year deal worth $575K. The depth defenseman should spend most of his time in the AHL this upcoming season. The Wild re-signed first-round bust...
Via Stars of Big D
August 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Wild re-sign defenseman Tyler Cuma

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- The Minnesota Wild have re-signed defenseman Tyler Cuma to a one-year, two-way contract. The 23-year-old Cuma had one goal and 11 assists in 42 games last season for the Houston Aeros in the AHL. The Toronto native made his NHL debut with the Wild in the 2011-12 season, playing in one game. Cuma was the team's first-round draft pick in 2008 at 23rd overall...
Via Fox Sports North
July 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Wild re-sign defenseman Tyler Cuma

The Minnesota Wild have re-signed defenseman Tyler Cuma to a one-year, two-way contract. The 23-year-old Cuma had one goal and 11 assists in 42 games last season for the Houston Aeros in the AHL. The Toronto native made his NHL debut with the Wild in the 2011-12 season, playing in one game. Cuma was the team's first-round draft pick in 2008 at 23rd overall, but at this point...
Via Fox Sports
July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Wild qualify 5 restricted FAs including Spurgeon

The Wild have made qualifying offers to five restricted free agents: defensemen Jared Spurgeon, Tyler Cuma and Kyle Medvec, and right wings Justin Fontaine and Carson McMillan. The move to retain their rights was made Tuesday. Minnesota did not make a qualifying offer to forwards Joel Broda or Benn Ferriero, making them free agents when the NHL market opens Friday. Ferriero was...
Via AP on Fox
July 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Cuma has overcome much to make it to Minny

THURSDAY'S STORY LINE: With Clayton Stoner out with an upper-body injury for Thursday night's game against the Chicago Blackhawks, defenseman Tyler Cuma will make his long-awaited NHL debut. Cuma, 22, was Minnesota's first-round pick in 2008 and has battled countless injuries and setbacks over the past few seasons, including a torn ACL last season. The defenseman was...
Via Fox Sports North
April 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Wild call up prospect Tyler Cuma

The Minnesota Wild have recalled defenseman Tyler Cuma from their minor league affiliate for the final days of the regular season. They made the move on Wednesday under emergency conditions. The Wild have a long list of injured players, with two more games left. They host Chicago on Thursday and Phoenix on Saturday. If he plays, Cuma will become the latest first-round draft pick...
Via Fox Sports
April 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Wild call up Cuma under emergency conditions

SAINT PAUL, Minn. The Minnesota Wild on Wednesday called up defenseman Tyler Cuma from the Houston Aeros of the American Hockey League under emergency conditions. Cuma, 22, has recorded nine assists and 42 penalty minutes in 68 games with Houston this season. The 6-foot-1, 194-pound native of Toronto has never appeared in an NHL game. He was selected by Minnesota in the first round...
Via Fox Sports North
April 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Cuma could make his NHL debut Thursday

THURSDAY'S STORY LINE: Minnesota's roster shuffle continues tonight in Phoenix, as Jared Spurgeon (illness) will be out of the lineup. The Wild will be forced to call up a defenseman from Houston in case Clayton Stoner (lower body) can't go. Stoner has missed 16 games and Yeo reiterated today he doesn't want to rush Stoner. "I don't want him to go out there...
Via Fox Sports North
March 08, 2012  |  Discuss
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