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

Off seasonEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Standings Edit


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

Schedule and resultsEdit

Pre-season Edit

Regular season Edit

Player statsEdit


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


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


Regular Season
Player Award Awarded

Records Edit

Milestones Edit

Regular Season
Player Milestone Reached

Transactions Edit

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

Trades Edit

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

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

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

Player Former team Date claimed off waivers

Lost via Waivers Edit

Player New team Date claimed off waivers

Player Signings Edit

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

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.svg 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.svg Canada Chilliwack Bruins (Western Hockey League)

Roster Edit

Updated October 28, 2010.[23]

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

G L 42 2006 Helsinki, Finland
25 Flag of Canada.svg Barker, CamCam Barker

D L 34 2010 Winnipeg, Manitoba
96 Flag of Canada.svg Bouchard, Pierre-MarcPierre-Marc Bouchard

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C L 36 2002 Sherbrooke, Quebec
21 Flag of Canada.svg Brodziak, KyleKyle Brodziak

C R 36 2009 St. Paul, Alberta
15 Flag of Canada.svg Brunette, AndrewAndrew Brunette


LW L 46 2008 Sudbury, Ontario
8 Flag of Canada.svg Burns, BrentBrent Burns

D R 35 2003 Ajax, Ontario
22 Flag of Canada.svg Clutterbuck, CalCal Clutterbuck

RW R 32 2006 Welland, Ontario
7 Flag of the United States Cullen, MattMatt Cullen

C R 43 2010 Virginia, Minnesota
41 Flag of Canada.svg Falk, JustinJustin Falk

D L 31 2007 Snowflake, Manitoba
18 Flag of Canada.svg Gillies, ColtonColton Gillies

LW L 31 2007 White Rock, British Columbia
37 Flag of Canada.svg Harding, JoshJosh Harding

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

RW L 39 2009 Mladá Boleslav, Czechoslovakia
12 Flag of Canada.svg Kobasew, ChuckChuck Kobasew

RW R 38 2009 Osoyoos, British Columbia
9 Flag of Finland Koivu, MikkoMikko Koivu


C L 37 2001 Turku, Finland
48 Flag of Canada.svg Latendresse, GuillaumeGuillaume Latendresse

RW L 33 2009 Sainte-Catherine, Quebec
11 Flag of Canada.svg Madden, JohnJohn Madden

C L 47 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 37 2010 Syosset, New York
55 Flag of Canada.svg Schultz, NickNick Schultz


D L 37 2000 Strasbourg, Saskatchewan
16 Flag of Canada.svg Staubitz, BradBrad Staubitz

RW R 35 2010 Edmonton, Alberta
4 Flag of Canada.svg Stoner, ClaytonClayton Stoner

D L 35 2004 Port McNeill, British Columbia
60 Flag of Canada.svg Theodore, JoseJose Theodore

G R 43 2010 Laval, Quebec
17 Flag of the United States Wellman, CaseyCasey Wellman

C R 32 2010 Castro Valley, California
5 Flag of Canada.svg Zanon, GregGreg Zanon

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

D R 43 2008 Most, Czechoslovakia

See also Edit

Farm teams Edit

References Edit

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