Author: Kenney


3ITB’s Top 33 Wild Players of All Time – #28

28. Pavol Demitra – LW 2 Seasons,  139 Games, 40 Goals, 78 Assists, 118 Points Pavol Demitra came to Minnesota in 2006 via trade and immediately shined. In his first game he tallied 2 assists and in his second game he scored his first goal in a Wild sweater. Playing with fellow Slovak, Marian Gaborik, Demitra averaged .85 points per game, which is the second highest in Wild history, behind only Gaborik. Unfortunately, he is the second player on our list to meet his end too early. On September 7, 2011, he along with the entire Lokomotiv Yaroslavl team, perished in an unfortunate planeMore


3ITB’s Top 33 Wild Players of All Time – #31

31. Matt Cullen – C 3 Seasons,  193 Games, 33 Goals, 68 Assists, 101 Points After bouncing around the league for eleven seasons, the Virginia, MN native returned home in 2010, signing a 3 year deal with the Wild in as a free agent. The then 34 year old came with grit and playoff experience, including a Stanley Cup Championship. Due to salary cap issues after a lock out and shortened season, Cullen’s contract was not extended after the 2012-13 season and he went on to Nashville as a free agent. While with the Wild, Cullen, in his mid 30s, neverMore