ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Wild announced Thursday that forwards Justin Fontaine and Carson McMillan have been re-signed to one-year, two-way contracts.
Fontaine, 25, led the Houston Aeros with 56 points last season in American Hockey League action. He also added 10 power-play goals with a +10 rating. Fontaine also led all Aeros skaters with eight points in five playoff games. The 5-foot-10, 170-pound native of Bonnyville, Alberta, posted 55 points with the Aeros in 2011-12. He played collegiately at Minnesota-Duluth.
McMillan, 24, produced 18 points and 29 penalty minutes in 64 games with the Aeros last season. McMillan has skated in 15 NHL games with Minnesota, posting five points. He made his NHL debut at Philadelphia on Jan. 17, 2012 and scored his first NHL goal, a third-period game-winner, at Colorado on Jan. 24, 2012. The 6-foot-2, 194-pound native of Brandon, Manitoba, was Minnesota’s seventh-round pick (No. 200 overall) in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.