Minnesota Wild announce 6 free-agent signings

BY AP • July 1, 2017

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Wild have three new defensemen, three new forwards and a new goalie, too.

Forwards Landon Ferraro and Cal O'Reilly signed two-year contracts Saturday and will be paid $700,000 if they're playing in the NHL and $375,000 if playing in the AHL. Forward Kyle Rau agreed to a one-year contract for $700,000 in the NHL and $200,000 in the AHL. Rau played 24 games last year with the Florida Panthers.

Meanwhile, defenseman Kyle Quincey signed a one-year contract for $1.25 million. He played with the New Jersey Devils and Columbus Blue Jackets last season.

Defensemen Alex Grant and Ryan Murphy signed one-year contracts. Grant and Murphy will earn $700,000 in the NHL and $300,000 and $350,000 respectively in the AHL.

The Wild have signed a one-year, two-way contract with free-agent goaltender Niklas Svedberg, who played 48 games last season with the Salavat Yulaev in the Kontinental Hockey League. The Swede had a .897 save percentage and a 2.99 goals-against average. His record was 14-17-12.


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