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Hockey Wilderness Oct 23, 2020
What Cam Talbot can bring to the Wild

What Cam Talbot can bring to the Wild

Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports Minnesota’s new starter has bounced around the league, but the State of Hockey is now his home. Ever since the rumors that the Minnesota Wild were looking to move on from Devan Dubnyk, there were question marks surrounding the future of their goaltending. When the ball finally dropped and the established netminder was traded to the San Jose Sharks, it became clear that they were going to look for a new starter, and a more concrete one at that. Going into the season with a tandem of regular backup Alex Stalock and rookie Kaapo Kahkonen was a non-starter...

Wild re-sign goalie Kaapo Kahkonen to 2-year contract

The Minnesota Wild re-signed goalie Kaapo Kahkonen to a two-year contract on Monday to avoid salary arbitration.
Hockey Wilderness Oct 12, 2020
Wild sign Kaapo Kahkonen to two-year, $1.45 million extension

Wild sign Kaapo Kahkonen to two-year, $1.45 million extension

Photo by Joel Auerbach/Icon Sportswire via The Finnish goaltender avoids salary arbitration Restricted free agent Kaapo Kahkonen will avoid salary arbitration after all, as the Minnesota Wild announced Monday that they have signed their Finnish goaltender to a two-year, $1.45 million deal worth an average of $725,000 per year. The contract is a two-way deal for next season and a one-way deal in 2021-22. The #mnwild today re-signed goaltender Kaapo Kahkonen (@KaapoKahkonen) to a two-year contract (two-way contract in 2020-21 and one-way contract in 2021-22)....

Goalie Kaapo Kahkonen gets two-year deal from Wild

The restricted free agent filed for arbitration on Saturday, but the sides settled on a contract Monday.

Wild's Kaapo Kahkonen files for salary arbitration

A third party may end up determining prospect goalie Kaapo Kahkonen's next contract with the Wild.
Hockey Wilderness Oct 7, 2020
Wild give qualifying offers to four RFAs

Wild give qualifying offers to four RFAs

Photo by Joel Auerbach/Icon Sportswire via Jordan Greenway, Kaapo Kahkonen among restricted free agents qualified by Minnesota. On Wednesday, in the midst of the 2020 NHL Entry Draft, the Minnesota Wild announced that they have submitted qualifying offers to four players: forward Jordan Greenway, defensemen Louie Belpedio and Brennan Menell, and goaltender Kaapo Kahkonen. NEWS: The #mnwild has made qualifying offers to the following players: D Louie Belpedio, F Jordan Greenway, G Kaapo Kahkonen and D Brennan Menell. » https://t.co/pVmR35BXdz pic.twitter.com/2YL4NCsq3H— Minnesota...

With Devan Dubnyk gone, what will Wild do about goaltending?

Alex Stalock and Kaapo Kahkonen appear to have the inside track, but trades and free agency will play a role.

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