1:19 AM EDT, Mon August 02, 2021

Wild's defense gets even thinner after Kraken takes Soucy in expansion draft

Only defensemen Jonas Brodin, Matt Dumba and captain Jared Spurgeon are regulars signed for next season, leaving three spots to fill on a thinned-out back line.
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Wild submit list of protected players for Seattle expansion draft

Wild submit list of protected players for Seattle expansion draft

Kähkönen, Soucy among players exposed The 5 p.m. deadline for teams to have their protected lists came and went Saturday, and news of which players were exposed has come to light. Here is the complete list of Minnesota Wild players that will be protected in the Seattle Kraken expansion draft; Forwards: Joel Eriksson Ek, Kevin Fiala, Marcus Foligno, Jordan Greenway, Ryan Hartman, Nico Sturm and Mats Zuccarello Defensemen: Jonas Brodin, Matt Dumba and Jared Spurgeon Goalie: Cam Talbot The @NHL announced the Available and Protected Lists for the 30 teams who will provide...
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Player Grades: The Heart of the Defense

Player Grades: The Heart of the Defense

David Berding-USA TODAY Sports Jonas Brodin and Matt Dumba weren’t the top pairing, but they were the bellwether pairing. It was an enlightening year for the Minnesota Wild. The prodigal son returned, the team was much more competitive than most predicted, and there is a general air of excitement surrounding this team. Concerning Jonas Brodin and Matt Dumba, it was expected that some callous decisions would be made ahead of the Seattle Kraken’s expansion draft. GM Bill Guerin didn’t disappoint, making a couple of blindsiding decisions that make it clear that this...

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