The Minnesota Wild have hired former Pittsburgh Penguins Assistant General Manager Bill Guerin as their new General Manager. Guerin won 2 title with the Penguins as a player and 2 more in the front office with Pittsburgh.
Former St. Cloud State hockey star Matt Cullen announced his retirement from the NHL on the Pittsburgh Penguins website. Cullen is a Moorhead native. He played college hockey at St. Cloud State and moved on to the NHL.
The Minnesota Wild signed a pair of forwards. The two are 5-7 31-year old Mats Zuccarello and 5'11 24-year old Ryan Hartman. Zuccarello gets a 5-year $30 Million deal while Hartman agrees to a 2-year $3.8 Million deal.