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The Hockey Writers Jan 14, 2021

Wild Lock Up Top Defensive Forward Marcus Foligno

On Tuesday, the Wild made a significant transaction by locking up veteran winger Marcus Foligno. The Wild announced they signed Foligno to a three-year, $9.3 million extension. Some may think a $3.1 million cap hit is expensive for a third-liner, but he brings immense value to the roster. This would secure Foligno on the Wild […] The post Wild Lock Up Top Defensive Forward Marcus Foligno appeared first on The Hockey Writers.       
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Wilderness Walk: The Wild are back, baby!

Wilderness Walk: The Wild are back, baby!

Photo by Jeff Vinnick/ Your daily dose of Wild news, along with other interesting stories from around the NHL. That’s Wild In case you missed it, the Minnesota Wild extended forward Marcus Foligno an additional three years, keeping him with the club through the 2023-24 season. [Hockey Wilderness] Speaking of Foligno, his new extension isn’t really expensive but it is taking up a chunk that will have an effect on the team’s cap structure down the road. So let’s take a look at the situation Minnesota will now be in with Foligno locked up. [Hockey Wilderness] In...
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How Foligno’s extension affects the Wild’s future

How Foligno’s extension affects the Wild’s future

Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via With new management comes some uncertainty in the coming years. Just hours before the first puck is dropped for the 2020-21 NHL season, the Minnesota Wild signed forward Marcus Foligno to a three-year extension, keeping him with the club through the 2023-24 season. At a cap hit of $3.1-million, it’s not a significant contract to really debate about in a vacuum — there really can’t be an argument made that Foligno, one of the best defensive forwards in the league the last few seasons, isn’t deserving of this amount of term and this...
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Photo by Jeff Vinnick/ Your daily dose of Wild news, along with other interesting stories from around the NHL. That’s Wild We’re less than 24 hours away from the Minnesota Wild’s first gameday and I can not handle it. There’s not even a link here, it’s just crazy that the season is here. To get our hopes in check, the Wild extended forward Marcus Foligno to a three-year deal, keeping him in Minnesota for the next four seasons at least for a cap hit of $3.1-million. [Hockey Wilderness] For more on the Foligno front, we turn to Michael Russo’s story of the...

Wild gives Marcus Foligno three-year extension after breakthrough 2020 season

Wild gave forward three-year extension for grit, leadership and depth he offers

Wild extend forward Marcus Foligno with 3-year, $9.3M deal

The Minnesota Wild have signed forward Marcus Foligno to a three-year, $9.3 million contract extension on Tuesday, coming off the best season of his NHL career.
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Wild extend Marcus Foligno

Wild extend Marcus Foligno

Photo by Bruce Kluckhohn/NHLI via An unrestricted free agent at year’s end, the forward is now signed for the next four seasons Just two days before the Wild kick of their 2021 season, general manager Bill Guerin has made his first significant deal of the year, signing forward Marcus Foligno to a three-year contract extension. The extension includes $9.3 million in total money, giving it an average annual value of $3.1 million. That is a small and reasonable bump from his current contract, which was signed three years ago and carries a hit of $2.875 million per year....

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