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2007-08 Minnesota Wild season
Minnesota Wild
Minnesota Wild
Conference Western
Division Northwest
Founded 2000
History Minnesota Wild
2000-present
Home Arena Xcel Energy Center
City St. Paul, Minnesota
Colors Forest Green, Iron Range Red, Minnesota Wheat, Harvest Gold, and White
Media FSN North
KSTC-TV
WCCO (830 AM)
Versus
Owner(s) Flag of the United States Craig Leipold
General Manager Flag of Canada Doug Risebrough
Head Coach Flag of Canada Jacques Lemaire
Captain Flag of Slovakia Marian Gaborik (Rotating)
Minor League Affiliates Houston Aeros (AHL)
Texas Wildcatters (ECHL)
Stanley Cups none
Conference Championships none
Division Championships 2007–08

The Minnesota Wild is a professional men's ice hockey team based in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Their logo is a wilderness scene framed in the shape of a bear's head. They are members of the Northwest Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). The team's inaugural season was in 2000. As of April 9th, 2008, the Wild have sold out every home game in franchise history [1] at their home arena, the Xcel Energy Center. Image File history File links Soccerball_current_event. ... The 2007-08 Minnesota Wild season will be the 7th season of NHL hockey in St. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The Western Conference is one of two conferences in the National Hockey League used to divide teams. ... The NHLs Northwest Division was formed in 1998 as part of the Western Conference due to expansion. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... The 2000-01 NHL season was the 84th regular season of the National Hockey League. ... The Xcel Energy Center as it appeared during the 2004 NHL All-Star Weekend. ... State capitol building in Saint Paul Saint Paul is the capital and second-largest city of the state of Minnesota in the United States of America. ... FSN North is a regional sports network serving Minnesota, Wisconsin, northern Iowa, Upper Michigan along the Wisconsin border and the eastern parts of North Dakota and South Dakota. ... KSTC channel 45 (44 digital) is a UHF television station serving the Twin Cities region Minnesota and western Wisconsin. ... WCCO is a set of radio and television stations with a storied history spanning more than 80 years that serves the Minneapolis-St. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... This article needs to be wikified. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Jacques Gerard Lemaire (born September 7, 1945 in Lasalle, Quebec, Canada) is a former ice hockey centre and current head coach in the National Hockey League. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Slovakia. ... Marián Gáborík born February 14, 1982 in Trenčín, Czechoslovakia) is a Slovak professional ice hockey player. ... This article is about the American Hockey League team. ... The American Hockey League (AHL) is a professional ice hockey league in North America, that serves as the primary developmental circuit for the National Hockey League (NHL). ... The Texas Wildcatters are the East Coast Hockey League team based in Beaumont, Texas. ... The ECHL (formerly the East Coast Hockey League) is a professional ice hockey league based in Princeton, New Jersey, with teams scattered across the United States and Canada, generally regarded as a tier below the American Hockey League. ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... For an overview of the Twin Cities metropolitan area, see Minneapolis-Saint Paul. ... The NHLs Northwest Division was formed in 1998 as part of the Western Conference due to expansion. ... The Western Conference is one of two conferences in the National Hockey League used to divide teams. ... NHL redirects here. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... April 9 is the 99th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (100th in leap years). ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... The Xcel Energy Center as it appeared during the 2004 NHL All-Star Weekend. ...

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Franchise history

1997 — The National Hockey League announced that Minnesota had been awarded an expansion franchise to begin play in the 2000-2001 season. The six finalist team names for the new NHL franchise were: Minnesota Blue Ox, Minnesota Freeze, Minnesota Northern Lights, Minnesota Voyageurs, Minnesota White Bears and Minnesota Wild. Jac Sperling was named Chief Executive Officer of the Minnesota team and Brian Skluzacek was named Chief Financial Officer. For the band, see 1997 (band). ... NHL redirects here. ... Capital Saint Paul Largest city Minneapolis Largest metro area Minneapolis-St. ... Chief Executive redirects here. ... CFO redirects here. ...


1998 — The new NHL team is officially named the Minnesota Wild. The unveiling occurred in front of Aldrich Arena. The Minnesota Wild announced its first major sponsorship agreement with the Minnesota Wild Mastercard card from First USA. It was the earliest that First USA has ever signed an agreement in advance of a team beginning play (31 months). The State of Minnesota agreed in legislation to fund $65 million of the $130 million project costs for Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. The Saint Paul Civic Center deconstruction began soon thereafter and the Xcel Energy Center design was announced. A groundbreaking ceremony for the Xcel Energy Center was hosted in St. Paul, Minnesota. Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... MasterCard Worldwide (NYSE: MA) is a multinational corporation based in Purchase, NY in the United States. ... Bank One, based in Chicago, Illinois, was the sixth-largest bank in the United States. ... The Xcel Energy Center as it appeared during the 2004 NHL All-Star Weekend. ... State capitol building in Saint Paul Saint Paul is the capital and second-largest city of the state of Minnesota in the United States of America. ... RiverCentre Arena (originally the St. ...


1999 — The Minnesota Wild announced a 26-year partnership agreement with the Minnesota Amateur Sports Commission (MASC). The Minnesota Wild-MASC partnership is the first partnership of its kind between a private professional sports team and a public amateur sports organization. Doug Risebrough was named executive vice president/general manager of Minnesota Wild and the Xcel Energy Center was completed and ready for use. Events of 2008: (EMILY) Me Lesley and MIley are going to China! This article is about the year. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


2000-01 — The Minnesota Wild's first season officially started. The Wild named Jacques Lemaire their first-ever head coach and the team picked Marian Gaborik third overall in Round 1 of the 2000 NHL Entry Draft. The team was not very successful on the ice, but showed promise for future seasons. The most notable game of the year, however, was the first visit of the Dallas Stars, who had formerly played in Minnesota as the Minnesota North Stars. The Wild rode an emotional record crowd of over 18,000 to a 6-0 shutout in Dallas' first regular season game in Minnesota since a neutral-site game in 1993. The 2000-01 NHL season was the 84th regular season of the National Hockey League. ... Jacques Gerard Lemaire (born September 7, 1945 in Lasalle, Quebec, Canada) is a former ice hockey centre and current head coach in the National Hockey League. ... Marián Gáborík born February 14, 1982 in Trenčín, Czechoslovakia) is a Slovak professional ice hockey player. ... The 2000 NHL Entry Draft was held from June 24 to 25 at the Pengrowth Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta following the 2000 NHL Expansion Draft on June 23 for the Columbus Blue Jackets and Minnesota Wild. ... The Dallas Stars are a professional mens ice hockey team based in Dallas, Texas and are best known for winning the Stanley Cup in 1999. ... The Minnesota North Stars were a professional ice hockey team in the National Hockey League (NHL) from 1967 to 1993. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ...


2001-02 — The Wild would get off to a strong start by getting at least 1 point in their first 7 games. However the Wild would finish in last place again with a record of 26-35-12-9. Along the way, there were signs the Wild were improving as second-year speedster Gaborik had a solid season with 30 goals, no sophomore slump, and Andrew Brunette led the team in scoring with 69 points. The 2001-02 NHL season was the 85th regular season of the National Hockey League. ... Andrew Brunette (b. ...

Minnesota's alternate logo; The team's name emblazoned across a disc of forest green, Iron Range red, and harvest gold.
Minnesota's alternate logo; The team's name emblazoned across a disc of forest green, Iron Range red, and harvest gold.

2002-03 — Gaborik spends much of the season vying for the league scoring crown, and the Wild, in their first ever playoff appearance, make it all the way to the Western Conference Finals before being swept 4-0 by the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim. Previously, the Wild had beaten the favoured and third-seeded Colorado Avalanche in the first round in seven games, coming back from a 3-1 series deficit and winning both Game 6 and 7 in overtime. Andrew Brunette scored the series clinching goal. In the Western Conference semifinals, the Wild beat the fourth-seeded Vancouver Canucks, again in seven games, and again after being down 3-1 in a series. In the process, the Wild became the first team in playoff history to capture a seven-game series twice after facing elimination during Game 5. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The Iron Range and Arrowhead are overlapping regions that make up the northeastern section of Minnesota in the United States. ... The 2002-03 NHL season was the 86th regular season of the National Hockey League. ... The Western Conference is one of two conferences in the National Hockey League used to divide teams. ... The Anaheim Ducks are a professional mens ice hockey team based in Anaheim, California, USA. They are members of the Pacific Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). ... The Colorado Avalanche are a professional mens ice hockey team based in Denver, Colorado, United States. ... Andrew Brunette (b. ... The Vancouver Canucks are a professional mens ice hockey team based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. ...


2003-04 — When this season started, the Wild were short-handed with both Pascal Dupuis and Gaborik holding out. After struggling in the first month, the Wild finally got their two young star left-wingers signed but both struggled to get back into game shape as the Wild struggled through much of November. In a deep hole the Wild could not climb back into the playoffs despite finishing the season strong with wins in 5 of their last 6 games as they finished last in the competitive Northwest Division with a record of 30-29-20-3. Along the way the Wild began to gear up for the future, trading away several of their older players who were a part of the franchise from the beginning, including Brad Bombardir and Jim Dowd. The 2003-04 NHL season was the 87th regular season of the National Hockey League. ... Pascal Dupuis (born 7 April 1979 in Laval, Quebec) is a Canadian ice hockey left winger who currently plays for the Minnesota Wild of the NHL. // Playing Career Pascal Dupuis started his career with the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies of the QMJHL. He played four seasons in the Q, but was... For other uses, see November (disambiguation). ... The NHLs Northwest Division was formed in 1998 as part of the Western Conference due to expansion. ... Brad Bombardir (Born: May 5, 1972 in Powell River, British Columbia, Canada), is a Canadian professional ice hockey player. ... Jim Dowd playing for New Jersey For other persons named Jim Dowd, see Jim Dowd (disambiguation). ...


2004-05 — Season cancelled due to lockout. Former Wild player Sergei Zholtok died from a heart condition during a game in Europe. Zholtok died in the arms of Minnesotan and former Wild player Darby Hendrickson. The 2004-05 NHL season would have been the 88th regular season of the National Hockey League (NHL). ... Sergei Zholtok (and signature) Sergei Zholtok (Latvian: Sergejs Žoltoks, Russian: Сергей Жолток) (Born December 2, 1972 in Riga, Latvia (then USSR); died November 3, 2004) was a Latvian (ethnic Russian) professional ice hockey player. ... Darby Hendrickson (born August 28, 1972, in Richfield, Minnesota, USA) is a professional ice hockey center. ...

Xcel Energy Center during a Wild game
Xcel Energy Center during a Wild game

2005-06 — Minnesota finished in last place in the Northwest Division, eight points behind Vancouver; along the way Gaborik set a new franchise record for goals in a season (38), and Brian Rolston set a new highest point total by a Wild player in a season (79). The goaltender controversy between Manny Fernandez and Dwayne Roloson ended when Roloson was traded to Edmonton for a first round pick in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft. The modernized NHL shield logo was introduced for the 2005-06 season. ... For other uses, see Vancouver (disambiguation). ... Brian Rolston (Born February 21, 1973 in Flint, Michigan) is a professional ice hockey player currently playing for the Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League. ... Emmanuel (Manny) Fernandez (b. ... Albert Dwayne Roloson (born October 12, 1969 in Simcoe, Ontario, Canada) is an NHL goaltender currently playing for the Edmonton Oilers. ... This article is about the city in Alberta, Canada. ... The 2006 NHL Entry Draft Logo. ...


2006-07 — The Wild signed veteran free agents Kim Johnsson, Mark Parrish, Branko Radivojevic, and Keith Carney. On the day of the NHL Entry Draft, they traded the 17th overall pick and prospect Patrick O'Sullivan to the Los Angeles Kings for veteran Slovakian Pavol Demitra. Niklas Bäckström was the starting goalie for the Wild after previous starter Manny Fernandez sprained his knee on Jan. 20. Fernandez played for the first time since the sprain on Tuesday, March 6th and was removed after allowing three goals in two periods in the Wild's 3-0 loss to San Jose. Josh Harding, was brought up from the Wild's minor-league affiliate, the Houston Aeros, when Fernandez was hurt, and remained on Minnesota's roster for the rest of the season as the backup goalie. All-Star winger Marian Gaborik returned from a groin injury in January of 2007 and made an immediate impact, bringing a new spark to a lacking offense. The 2006-07 NHL season was the 89th regular season of the National Hockey League (NHL). ... Kim Johnsson (born March 16, 1976 in Malmö, Sweden) is a swedish ice hockey defenceman. ... Mark Parrish (born 2 February 1977 in Edina, Minnesota) is an American ice hockey right winger who currently plays for the Los Angeles Kings of the NHL. // Playing career Parrish was drafted in the third round (79th overall) by the Colorado Avalanche in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft. ... Branko Radivojevic is a Slovakian (Serb by Origin) NHL player currently (2004) having a breakout season with about 11 goals Categories: Ice hockey player stubs | Philadelphia Flyers players | Phoenix Coyotes players | Serbian sportspeople ... Keith Carney (born February 3, 1970 in Providence, Rhode Island) is a professional ice hockey defenseman currently playing for the Vancouver Canucks of the National Hockey League. ... The NHL Entry Draft is a collective meeting in which the franchises of the National Hockey League systematically select the rights to available amateur players who meet the eligibility requirements to play professional hockey in the NHL. // The first NHL Amateur Draft was held on June 5, 1963 at the... Patrick OSullivan (born on February 1, 1985 in Toronto, Ontario, but grew up in Winston-Salem, North Carolina) is a forward for the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League. ... The Los Angeles Kings are a professional ice hockey team based in Los Angeles, California. ... Pavol Demitra (Born: November 29, 1974 in Dubnica, Czechoslovakia- now Slovakia) is a Slovak professional hockey centre. ... Niklas Bäckström (born February 13, 1978 in Helsinki, Finland) is a Finnish ice hockey goaltender. ... Emmanuel (Manny) Fernandez (b. ... Josh Harding (born June 18, 1984, in Regina, Saskatchewan) is a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender playing for the Minnesota Wild. ... This article is about the American Hockey League team. ... Marián Gáborík born February 14, 1982 in Trenčín, Czechoslovakia) is a Slovak professional ice hockey player. ...


The Wild made the playoffs in 2007 for the second time in team history but were eliminated by the eventual Stanley Cup Champion Anaheim Ducks in the opening round. Notably, the same Anaheim franchise eliminated the Wild in their first playoff year, in the conference finals, in 2003. The Stanley Cup The Stanley Cup (French: ) is the championship trophy of the National Hockey League (NHL), the major professional ice hockey league in Canada and the United States. ... The Anaheim Ducks are a professional mens ice hockey team based in Anaheim, California, USA. They are members of the Pacific Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). ...


2007-08 — The Wild broke numerous franchise records including most goals and points in a season (Marian Gaborik- 42 Goals and 83 Points). Also, Jacques Lemaire recorded his 500th career coaching win and the Wild clinched their first ever Northwest Division title in a 3-1 victory over the Calgary Flames on April 3, 2008. They again faced Colorado in the first round as 6th and 3rd seed (as in the 2003 playoffs), but this time the roles were reversed, as the Wild were the ones who played with the home-ice advantage. However, it was not to be for Minnesota, and they were ousted in six games by the Avalanche. Officaly named the greatest team in the NHL. The 2007-08 NHL season is the 90th season of the National Hockey League. ... Marián Gáborík born February 14, 1982 in Trenčín, Czechoslovakia) is a Slovak professional ice hockey player. ... The Calgary Flames are a professional ice hockey team based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada and play out of the Pengrowth Saddledome. ...


Team Information

Minnesota Wild current jerseys

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Jerseys

The Wild home jersey uses the primary logo within a circle with the words 'Minnesota Wild' in the circle, on a primarily red jersey. The away jersey uses the primary logo without the circle on a predominantly white jersey.


Ownership

The Minnesota Wild is owned by Minnesota Sports & Entertainment, which is a limited partnership formed by majority owner Bob Naegele Jr. of Naegele Sports, LLC in 1997. The partnership also owns the Minnesota Swarm of the National Lacrosse League (NLL). Along with the Wild and the Swarm, the group also operates the Xcel Energy Center, the Saint Paul RiverCentre and Roy Wilkins Auditorium. The group has recently extended its business through a majority stake in Wildside Caterers. The partnership also owns and operates 317 on Rice Park, which is the former historic Minnesota Club. On January 10, 2008, it was announced that the franchise is being sold to former Nashville Predators owner Craig Leipold. Minnesota Swarm are an indoor lacrosse team in the National Lacrosse League. ... The Roy Wilkins Auditorium, is a 5,000-seat multi-purpose arena in St. ... The Nashville Predators are a professional ice hockey team based in Nashville, Tennessee. ... This article needs to be wikified. ...


Season-by-season record

This is a partial list of the last five seasons completed by the Wild. For the full season-by-season history, see Minnesota Wild seasons This is a list of seasons completed by the Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League. ...


Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, OTL = Overtime Losses, Pts = Points, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against, PIM = Penalties in minutes

Season GP W L T OTL Pts GF GA PIM Finish Playoffs
2002-03 82 42 29 10 1 95 198 178 1063 3rd, Northwest Won Conference Quarterfinal (Avalanche) (4-3)
Won Conference Semifinals (Canucks) (4-3)
Lost Conference Finals (Mighty Ducks) (4-0)
2003-04 82 30 29 20 3 83 188 183 1035 5th, Northwest Did not qualify
2004-05 Season cancelled due to 2004–05 NHL lockout
2005-061 82 38 36 8 84 231 215 1211 5th, Northwest Did not qualify
2006-07 82 48 26 8 104 235 191 850 2nd, Northwest Lost Conference Quarterfinal (Ducks) (4-1)
2007–08 82 44 28 10 98 223 218 1st, Northwest Lost Conference Quarterfinal (Avalanche) (4-2)
1 As of the 2005-06 NHL season, all games will have a winner; the OTL column includes SOL (Shootout losses).

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Notable players

Current roster

As of April 19, 2008. [1] is the 109th day of the year (110th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

Goaltenders
# Player Catches Acquired Place of Birth
29 Flag of Canada Josh Harding R 2002 Regina, Saskatchewan
32 Flag of Finland Niklas Backstrom L 2006 Helsinki, Finland
Defensemen
# Player Shoots Acquired Place of Birth
3 Flag of the United States Keith Carney L 2006 Providence, Rhode Island
5 Flag of Sweden Kim Johnsson L 2006 Malmö, Sweden
6 Flag of the United States Sean Hill R 2007 Duluth, Minnesota
8 Flag of Canada Brent Burns R 2003 Ajax, Ontario
26 Flag of Canada Kurtis Foster L 2005 Carp, Ontario
33 Flag of Finland Petteri Nummelin L 2006 Turku, Finland
41 Flag of the Czech Republic Martin Skoula L 2006 Litomerice, Czechoslovakia
55 Flag of Canada Nick Schultz L 2000 Strasbourg, Saskatchewan
Forwards
# Player Position Shoots Acquired Place of Birth
9 Flag of Finland Mikko KoivuA C L 2001 Turku, Finland
10 Flag of Slovakia Marian GaborikC RW L 2000 Trencin, Czechoslovakia
11 Flag of Canada Chris Simon LW L 2008 Wawa, Ontario
12 Flag of the United States Brian RolstonA RW L 2004 Flint, Michigan
15 Flag of Canada James Sheppard C L 2006 Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia
16 Flag of Canada Steve Kelly (IR) C L 2007 Vancouver, British Columbia
17 Flag of Canada Todd Fedoruk LW L 2007 Redwater, Alberta
19 Flag of Canada Stephane Veilleux LW L 2001 Beauceville, Quebec
21 Flag of the United States Mark Parrish RW R 2006 Bloomington, Minnesota
24 Flag of Canada Derek Boogaard LW L 2001 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
25 Flag of Canada Eric Belanger C L 2007 Sherbrooke, Quebec
34 Flag of Canada Aaron Voros LW L 2007 Vancouver, British Columbia
38 Flag of Slovakia Pavol Demitra LW L 2006 Dubnica, Czechoslovakia
67 Flag of Canada Benoît Pouliot C L 2005 Alfred, Ontario
83 Flag of Canada Matt Foy RW R 2002 Oakville, Ontario
92 Flag of Slovakia Branko Radivojevic LW R 2006 Piestany, Czechoslovakia
96 Flag of Canada Pierre-Marc Bouchard LW L 2002 Sherbrooke, Quebec

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Motto: FrÃ¥n arbetarstad till kunskapsstad (eng: From industrial city to knowledge city) Location of Malmö in northern Europe Coordinates: , Country  Sweden Municipality Malmö Municipality County SkÃ¥ne County Province Scania (SkÃ¥ne) Charter 13th century Government  - Mayor Illmar Reepalu Area  - City 335. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Sean Hill(born February 14, 1970 in Duluth, Minnesota) is a professional ice hockey defenceman who currently plays for the Florida Panthers of the NHL. Hill was drafted in the 8th round, 167th overall by the Montreal Canadiens in the 1988 NHL Entry Draft. ... The 2007-08 NHL season is the 90th season of the National Hockey League. ... Location in St. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Brent Burns (born March 8, 1985 in Ajax, Ontario, Canada) is a defenseman currently (2005) with Minnesota Wild of the NHL. 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Team captains

Note: Since joining the NHL in 2000, the Wild have never named a permanent captain. Instead, the team captaincy is rotated on a monthly basis among several of its players each season, with some players serving multiple times.

  • Andrew Brunette, March & April 2004
  • No Captain (Lockout) October 2004 - April 2005
  • Alex Henry, October 2005
  • Filip Kuba, November 2005
  • Willie Mitchell, December 2005 & January 2006
  • Brian Rolston, February 2006
  • Wes Walz, March & April 2006
  • Brian Rolston, October & November 2006
  • Keith Carney, December 2006
  • Brian Rolston, January 2007
  • Mark Parrish, February, March, April & Playoffs 2007
  • Pavol Demitra, October 2007
  • Brian Rolston, November 2007
  • Mark Parrish, December 2007
  • Nick Schultz, January & February 2008
  • Marian Gaborik, March, April & Playoffs 2008


Sean ODonnell (born October 13, 1971 in Ottawa, Ontario) is a professional ice hockey defenceman who currently plays for the Anaheim Ducks of the NHL. He won the Stanley Cup with the Ducks in 2007. ... Scott Pellerin (born January 9, 1970 in Shediac, New Brunswick) played for seven different National Hockey League teams in a career that spanned from 1992 to 2004. ... Wes Walz {b. ... Brad Bombardir (Born: May 5, 1972 in Powell River, British Columbia, Canada), is a Canadian professional ice hockey player. ... Darby Hendrickson (born August 28, 1972, in Richfield, Minnesota, USA) is a professional ice hockey center. ... Jim Dowd playing for New Jersey For other persons named Jim Dowd, see Jim Dowd (disambiguation). ... Filip Kuba (born December 29, 1976, in Ostrava, Czechoslovakia) is a professional Ice Hockey Defenseman in the NHL, playing for the Minnesota Wild. ... Brad Brown (born December 27, 1975 in Baie Verte, Newfoundland, Canada) is a defenceman currently playing for the Toronto Marlies of the AHL. Brad Brown was drafted in the first round, eighteenth overall, by the Montreal Canadiens in the 1994 NHL Entry Draft. ... Andrew Brunette (b. ... Matt Johnson (born November 23, 1975, in Welland, Ontario, Canada) is a professional ice hockey left wing. ... Sergei Zholtok (and signature) Sergei Zholtok (Latvian: Sergejs Žoltoks, Russian: Сергей Жолток) (Born December 2, 1972 in Riga, Latvia (then USSR); died November 3, 2004) was a Latvian (ethnic Russian) professional ice hockey player. ... Richard Park (Korean: 박용수) (born May 27, 1976 in Seoul, South Korea) is an American professional ice hockey player in the National Hockey League. ... The 2004-05 NHL Lockout resulted in the cancellation of what would have been the 88th season of the National Hockey League (NHL). ... Article title is . ... Willie Mitchell Willie Mitchell (born April 23, 1977 in Port McNeill, British Columbia, Canada) is a professional ice hockey defenceman. ... Brian Rolston (Born February 21, 1973 in Flint, Michigan) is a professional ice hockey player currently playing for the Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League. ... Keith Carney (born February 3, 1970 in Providence, Rhode Island) is a professional ice hockey defenseman currently playing for the Vancouver Canucks of the National Hockey League. ... Mark Parrish (born 2 February 1977 in Edina, Minnesota) is an American ice hockey right winger who currently plays for the Los Angeles Kings of the NHL. // Playing career Parrish was drafted in the third round (79th overall) by the Colorado Avalanche in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft. ... Pavol Demitra (Born: November 29, 1974 in Dubnica, Czechoslovakia- now Slovakia) is a Slovak professional hockey centre. ... Nick Schultz (born August 25, 1982, in Strasbourg, Saskatchewan) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player. ... Marián Gáborík born February 14, 1982 in Trenčín, Czechoslovakia) is a Slovak professional ice hockey player. ...

Wild at Calgary Flames on Dec 12, 2006
Wild at Calgary Flames on Dec 12, 2006

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Honored Members

Hall of Famers: The Wild's Head Coach Jacques Lemaire was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame (in the players category) in 1984. On April 3, 2008, he became only the 12th coach in NHL history to have 500 wins. Jacques Gerard Lemaire (born September 7, 1945 in Lasalle, Quebec, Canada) is a former ice hockey centre and current head coach in the National Hockey League. ...


Retired Numbers: The Wild retired number 1, as a tribute to Wild Fans, on October 11, 2000. The number 99 was retired league-wide for Wayne Gretzky on February 6, 2000. Wayne Douglas Gretzky, OC (born 26 January 1961 in Brantford, Ontario) is a retired Canadian-American professional ice hockey player who is currently part-owner and head coach of the Phoenix Coyotes. ... (Redirected from 2000 NHL All-Star Game) The 50th National Hockey League All-Star Game was part of the 1999-2000 NHL season, and took place in Torontos Air Canada Centre on February 6, 2000. ...


First-round draft picks

The 2000 NHL Entry Draft was held from June 24 to 25 at the Pengrowth Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta following the 2000 NHL Expansion Draft on June 23 for the Columbus Blue Jackets and Minnesota Wild. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Slovakia. ... Marián Gáborík born February 14, 1982 in Trenčín, Czechoslovakia) is a Slovak professional ice hockey player. ... The 2001 NHL Entry Draft was held in June at the National Car Rental Center in Sunrise, Florida. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Finland. ... Mikko Koivu (born March 12, 1983 in Turku) is a Finnish professional ice hockey forward and the brother of Canadiens forward Saku Koivu. ... The 2002 NHL Entry Draft was held June 22-23 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Pierre-Marc Bouchard (born April 27, 1984, at Sherbrooke) is a French Canadian professional hockey forward. ... The 2003 NHL Entry Draft was held at the Gaylord Entertainment Center in Nashville, Tennessee. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Brent Burns (born March 8, 1985 in Ajax, Ontario, Canada) is a defenseman currently (2005) with Minnesota Wild of the NHL. Categories: Ice hockey player stubs | 1985 births | Canadian ice hockey players ... The 2004 NHL Entry Draft was held on June 26 at the RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... The 2005 NHL Entry Draft was the 43rd NHL Entry Draft. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... The 2006 NHL Entry Draft Logo. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... James Sheppard (born April 25, 1988 in Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia) is a Canadian ice hockey player. ... The 2007 NHL Entry Draft Logo. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Colton Gillies (Born February 12, 1989 in White Rock, British Columbia, Canada) is an amateur ice hockey player who currently plays for the Saskatoon Blades of the WHL. Colton is listed at 64 and 195 pounds. ...

Franchise scoring leaders

These are the top-ten point-scorers in franchise history. Figures are updated after each completed NHL regular season.


Note: Pos = Position; GP = Games Played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; P/G = Points per game; * = current Wild player

Player Pos GP G A Pts P/G
Marian Gaborik* RW 485 206 208 414 .85
Pierre-Marc Bouchard* RW 354 61 160 221 .62
Brian Rolston* LW 241 96 106 202 .84
Wes Walz C 458 82 100 182 .40
Andrew Brunette LW 245 54 110 164 .67
Pascal Dupuis LW 334 67 74 141 .42
Filip Kuba D 357 33 99 132 .37
Jim Dowd C 283 32 89 121 .43
Pavol Demitra* C 139 40 78 118 .85
Antti Laaksonen RW 323 55 63 118 .37

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NHL awards and trophies

Jack Adams Award The Jack Adams Award is awarded annually to the National Hockey League coach adjudged to have contributed the most to his teams success. ...

Roger Crozier Saving Grace Award Jacques Gerard Lemaire (born September 7, 1945 in Lasalle, Quebec, Canada) is a former ice hockey centre and current head coach in the National Hockey League. ... The 2002-03 NHL season was the 86th regular season of the National Hockey League. ... The Roger Crozier Saving Grace Award is one of the National Hockey Leagues many trophies. ...

William M. Jennings Trophy Niklas Bäckström (born February 13, 1978 in Helsinki, Finland) is a Finnish ice hockey goaltender. ... The 2006-07 NHL season was the 89th regular season of the National Hockey League (NHL). ... Albert Dwayne Roloson (born October 12, 1969 in Simcoe, Ontario, Canada) is an NHL goaltender currently playing for the Edmonton Oilers. ... The 2003-04 NHL season was the 87th regular season of the National Hockey League. ... William M. Jennings Trophy at the Hockey Hall of Fame The William M. Jennings Trophy is an annual award given to the goaltender(s) having played a minimum of 25 games for the team in the National Hockey League with the fewest goals scored against it. ...

Emmanuel (Manny) Fernandez (b. ... Niklas Bäckström (born February 13, 1978 in Helsinki, Finland) is a Finnish ice hockey goaltender. ... The 2006-07 NHL season was the 89th regular season of the National Hockey League (NHL). ...

Franchise individual records

  • Most goals in a season: 42 Marian Gaborik, (2007–08*)
  • Most assists in a season: 50 Pierre-Marc Bouchard, (2007–08*)
  • Most points in a season: 83 Marian Gaborik, (2007–08)
  • Most penalty minutes in a season: 201 Matt Johnson, (2002-03)
  • Most points in a season, defenseman: 43 Brent Burns, (2007–08*)
  • Most points in a season, rookie: 36 Marian Gaborik, (2000-01)
  • Most wins in a season: 33 Niklas Backstrom; (2007–08)
  • Most shutouts in a season: 5 Dwayne Roloson, (2001-02 & 2003-04) & Niklas Backstrom, (2006-07),

Marián Gáborík born February 14, 1982 in Trenčín, Czechoslovakia) is a Slovak professional ice hockey player. ... Pierre-Marc Bouchard (born April 27, 1984, at Sherbrooke) is a French Canadian professional hockey forward. ... Marián Gáborík born February 14, 1982 in Trenčín, Czechoslovakia) is a Slovak professional ice hockey player. ... Matt Johnson (born November 23, 1975, in Welland, Ontario, Canada) is a professional ice hockey left wing. ... Brent Burns (born March 8, 1985 in Ajax, Ontario, Canada) is a defenseman currently (2005) with Minnesota Wild of the NHL. Categories: Ice hockey player stubs | 1985 births | Canadian ice hockey players ... Marián Gáborík born February 14, 1982 in Trenčín, Czechoslovakia) is a Slovak professional ice hockey player. ... Marián Gáborík born February 14, 1982 in Trenčín, Czechoslovakia) is a Slovak professional ice hockey player. ... The New York Rangers are a professional ice hockey team based in New York, New York, U.S.A. They are members of the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). ... Niklas Bäckström (born February 13, 1978 in Helsinki, Finland) is a Finnish ice hockey goaltender. ... Albert Dwayne Roloson (born October 12, 1969 in Simcoe, Ontario, Canada) is an NHL goaltender currently playing for the Edmonton Oilers. ... Niklas Bäckström (born February 13, 1978 in Helsinki, Finland) is a Finnish ice hockey goaltender. ...

See also

The Minnesota North Stars were a professional ice hockey team in the National Hockey League (NHL) from 1967 to 1993. ... National Hockey League The list of National Hockey League (NHL) players is divided into the following lists: By specific groups Current players List of every NHL player List of members of the Hockey Hall of Fame List of members of the United States Hockey Hall of Fame List of NHL... A list of National Hockey League seasons since inception of the league: 1917-18 | 1918-19 | 1919-20 | 1920-21 | 1921-22 | 1922-23 | 1923-24 | 1924-25 | 1925-26 | 1926-27 | 1927-28 | 1928-29 | 1929-30 | 1930-31 | 1931-32 | 1932-33 | 1933-34 | 1934-35 | 1935-36...

References

  1. ^ Perfect attendance: Minnesota Wild sellout streak to reach 300 - Topix

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However, along the way their were signs the Wild were improving as 2nd year speedster Marian Gaborik had a solid season with 30 goals and Andrew Brunette led the team in scoring with 69 points.
In a deep hole the Wild could not climb back into the playoffs despite finishing the season strong with wins in 5 of their last 6 games as they finished last for the third time in the competitive Northwest Division with a record of 30-29-20-3.
Along the way the Wild began to gear up for the future trading away several of their older players that were a part of the franchise from the beginning including Brad Bombardir, and Jim Dowd.
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