2010–11 Minnesota Wild · NHL
2010–11 record
General Manager Chuck Fletcher
Coach Todd Richards
Captain Mikko Koivu
Alternate captains TBD
Arena Xcel Energy Center
Team Leaders
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The 2010–11 NHL season is the Wild's 10th season in the National Hockey League.

Off season[edit | edit source]

Regular season[edit | edit source]

Standings[edit | edit source]

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

The Wild will attempt to qualify for the playoffs for the first time since the 2007–08 season.

Schedule and results[edit | edit source]

Pre-season[edit | edit source]

Regular season[edit | edit source]

Player stats[edit | edit source]

Skaters[edit | edit source]

Note: Pos = Position; GP = Games played in; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty minutes; +/- = Plus/minus; PPG = Power-play goals; SHG = Short-handed goals; GWG = Game-winning goals 

Regular season
Player GP G A Pts +/− PIM

Goaltenders[edit | edit source]

Note:  Min, TOI = Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T,T/OT = Ties; OTL = Overtime losses; GA = Goals-against; GAA = Goals-against average; SO = Shutouts; SA = Shots against; SV = Shots saved; SV% = Save percentage;

Regular season

Denotes player spent time with another team before joining Wild. Stats reflect time with Wild only.
Traded mid-season. Stats reflect time with Wild only.

Awards and records[edit | edit source]

Awards[edit | edit source]

Regular Season
Player Award Awarded

Records[edit | edit source]

Milestones[edit | edit source]

Regular Season
Player Milestone Reached

Transactions[edit | edit source]

The Wild have been involved in the following transactions during the 2010–11 season.

Trades[edit | edit source]

June 21, 2010[1] To San Jose Sharks
5th-round pick (#129 overall) in 2010
To Minnesota Wild
Brad Staubitz
June 26, 2010[2] To Florida Panthers
3rd-round pick (#69 overall) in 2010
4th-round pick (#99 overall) in 2010
To Minnesota Wild
2nd-round pick (#59 overall) in 2010

Free agents acquired[edit | edit source]

Player Former team Contract terms
Matt Cullen[3] Ottawa Senators 3 years, $10.5 million
Eric Nystrom[4] Calgary Flames 3 years, $4.2 million
Warren Peters[5] Dallas Stars 2 years, $1.075 million
Drew Bagnall[5] Manchester Monarchs 1 year, $600,000
Dennis Endras[6] Augsburger Panther 1 year, $650,000 entry-level contract
Joel Broda[7] Calgary Hitmen 3 years, $1.65 million entry-level contract
John Madden[8] Chicago Blackhawks 1 year, $1 million

Free agents lost[edit | edit source]

Player New team Contract terms
Derek Boogaard[9] New York Rangers 4 years, $6.5 million
John Scott[10] Chicago Blackhawks 2 years, $1.025 million
Andrew Ebbett[11] Phoenix Coyotes 1 year, $500,000
Jaime Sifers[12] Atlanta Thrashers 1 year, $525,000
Andy Hilbert[13] New York Islanders 1 year, $575,000

Claimed via Waivers[edit | edit source]

Player Former team Date claimed off waivers

Lost via Waivers[edit | edit source]

Player New team Date claimed off waivers

Player Signings[edit | edit source]

Player Contract terms
Jean-Michel Daoust[14] 1 year, $500,000
Chad Rau[15] 2 years, $1.075 million
James Sheppard[16] 1 year, $803,250
Brad Staubitz[17] 2 years, $1.15 million
Nate Prosser[18] 1 year, $650,000
Matt Kassian[18] 2 years, $1.025 million
Guillaume Latendresse[19] 2 years, $5 million
Jon DiSalvatore[19] 2 years, $5 million
Jamie Fraser[19] 2 years, $5 million
Robbie Earl[20] 1 year, $550,000
Josh Harding[21] 1 year, $1.2 million
Mikko Koivu[22] 7 years, $47.25 million contract extension

Draft picks[edit | edit source]

Minnesota's picks at the 2010 NHL Entry Draft in Los Angeles, California.

Round # Player Position Nationality College/Junior/Club Team (League)
1 9 Mikael Granlund C Flag of Finland Finland HIFK (Helsinki)(SM-Liiga)
2 39 Brett Bulmer RW Flag of Canada Canada Kelowna Rockets (Western Hockey League)
2 56 (from Washington) Johan Larsson C Flag of Sweden Sweden Brynas IF (J20 SuperElit)
2 59 (from Philadelphia via Los Angeles and Florida) Jason Zucker RW Flag of the United States United States U.S. National U-18 Team (United States Hockey League)
6 159 Johan Gustafsson G Flag of Sweden Sweden Farjestad Jr. (Sweden Jr-2)
7 189 Dylan McKinlay RW Flag of Canada Canada Chilliwack Bruins (Western Hockey League)

Roster[edit | edit source]

Updated October 28, 2010.[23]

# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace
32 Flag of Finland Backstrom, NiklasNiklas Backstrom

G L 43 2006 Helsinki, Finland
25 Flag of Canada Barker, CamCam Barker

D L 35 2010 Winnipeg, Manitoba
96 Flag of Canada Bouchard, Pierre-MarcPierre-Marc Bouchard

 Injured Reserve

C L 37 2002 Sherbrooke, Quebec
21 Flag of Canada Brodziak, KyleKyle Brodziak

C R 37 2009 St. Paul, Alberta
15 Flag of Canada Brunette, AndrewAndrew Brunette


LW L 47 2008 Sudbury, Ontario
8 Flag of Canada Burns, BrentBrent Burns

D R 36 2003 Ajax, Ontario
22 Flag of Canada Clutterbuck, CalCal Clutterbuck

RW R 33 2006 Welland, Ontario
7 Flag of the United States Cullen, MattMatt Cullen

C R 44 2010 Virginia, Minnesota
41 Flag of Canada Falk, JustinJustin Falk

D L 32 2007 Snowflake, Manitoba
18 Flag of Canada Gillies, ColtonColton Gillies

LW L 32 2007 White Rock, British Columbia
37 Flag of Canada Harding, JoshJosh Harding

 Injured Reserve

G R 36 2002 Regina, Saskatchewan
24 Flag of the Czech Republic Havlat, MartinMartin Havlat

RW L 40 2009 Mladá Boleslav, Czechoslovakia
12 Flag of Canada Kobasew, ChuckChuck Kobasew

RW R 39 2009 Osoyoos, British Columbia
9 Flag of Finland Koivu, MikkoMikko Koivu


C L 38 2001 Turku, Finland
48 Flag of Canada Latendresse, GuillaumeGuillaume Latendresse

RW L 34 2009 Sainte-Catherine, Quebec
11 Flag of Canada Madden, JohnJohn Madden

C L 48 2010 Barrie, Ontario
20 Flag of Finland Miettinen, AnttiAntti Miettinen

RW R 40 2008 Hämeenlinna, Finland
23 Flag of the United States Nystrom, EricEric Nystrom

LW L 38 2010 Syosset, New York
55 Flag of Canada Schultz, NickNick Schultz


D L 38 2000 Strasbourg, Saskatchewan
16 Flag of Canada Staubitz, BradBrad Staubitz

RW R 36 2010 Edmonton, Alberta
4 Flag of Canada Stoner, ClaytonClayton Stoner

D L 36 2004 Port McNeill, British Columbia
60 Flag of Canada Theodore, JoseJose Theodore

G R 44 2010 Laval, Quebec
17 Flag of the United States Wellman, CaseyCasey Wellman

C R 33 2010 Castro Valley, California
5 Flag of Canada Zanon, GregGreg Zanon

D L 40 2009 Burnaby, British Columbia
3 Flag of the Czech Republic Zidlicky, MarekMarek Zidlicky

D R 44 2008 Most, Czechoslovakia

See also[edit | edit source]

Farm teams[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

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