44 Matt Bartkowski, D

Age: 32

HT/WT: 6-1, 201

EXPERIENCE: 10 years

2019-20 STATS (with Iowa): 2 goals, 16 assists, 55 penalty minutes in 55 games

NOTABLE: Begins season on Minnesota’s taxi squad. … Played 9:59 in Game 4 of the playoff series vs. Vancouver. … Recalled by the Wild three times in 2019-20 but did not appear in a regular-season game. … Played in two games for Minnesota in 2018-19. … Had NHL experience with Boston, Vancouver and Calgary.

47 Louie Belpedio, D

Age: 24 (25 on May 4)

HT/WT: 5-11, 191

EXPERIENCE: 2 years

2019-20 STATS (with Iowa): 5 goals, 15 assists, 102 PIM in 62 games

NOTABLE: Begins season on Minnesota’s taxi squad. … Led Iowa in penalty minutes. … Topped Iowa defensemen in shots, tied for first in goals and was second in points. … Played in two games for the Wild in 2018-19 and one in 2017-18, recording two assists in the latter. … Minnesota’s third-round pick in 2014.

 

27 Nick Bjugstad, C

Age: 28

HT/WT: 6-6, 208

EXPERIENCE: 8 years

2019-20 STATS (with Pittsburgh): 1 goal, 1 assist, 8 PIM in 13 games

NOTABLE: Acquired by Wild for a 2021 conditional draft pick. … Native of Minneapolis. … Missed 60 games last season due to two surgeries (core muscle, herniated disc). … Had four seasons of double-digit goals with a career high of 24 in 2014-15. … Drafted by Florida and played for Panthers from 2012-13 until his trade to Penguins on Feb. 1, 2019.

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13 Nick Bonino, C

Age: 32

HT/WT: 6-1, 195

EXPERIENCE: 11 years

2019-20 STATS (with Nashville): 18 goals, 17 assists, 16 PIM in 67 games

NOTABLE: Acquired from the Predators in an October trade. … Leads NHL forwards in blocked shots since the 2012-13 season. … Has six seasons with double-digit goals including in each of past four campaigns. … Had played in 98 playoff games (19-29-48) and won back-to-back Stanley Cups with Pittsburgh. … Also played for Anaheim and Vancouver.

25 Jonas Brodin, D

Age: 27

HT/WT: 6-1, 194

EXPERIENCE: 8 years

2019-20 STATS: 2 goals, 26 assists, 24 PIM in 69 games

NOTABLE: Had career high in assists and points last season. … Had a career plus/minus of +47, including a +15 in 2019-20. … Has played in 48 playoff games, tied for the most by a Minnesota defenseman in franchise history. Has spent entire career with Wild after being chosen in first round (No. 10 overall) in 2011 draft.

24 Matt Dumba, D

Age: 26

HT/WT: 6-0, 185

EXPERIENCE: 7 years

2019-20 STATS: 6 goals, 18 assists, 41 PIM in 69 games

NOTABLE: Won the 2020 King Clancy Memorial Trophy. … Led Wild in time on ice and blocked shots in playoffs last season. … Tallied 10+ goals in four straight seasons, 2015-19. … Had career highs in goals (14), assists (36) and points (50) in 2017-18. … Minnesota’s first-round pick (No. 7 overall) in 2012 draft.

14 Joel Eriksson Ek

Age: 23 (24 on Jan. 29)

HT/WT: 6-3, 208

EXPERIENCE: 4 years

2019-20 STATS: 8 goals, 21 assists, 22 PIM in 62 games

NOTABLE: Last season was the first time in his four years with the Wild in which he didn’t spend any time with Iowa. … Set career highs in 2019-20 in goals, assists, points, plus-minus (+7), game-winning goals (4) and time on ice (15:43). … Minnesota’s first-round pick (No. 20 overall) in 2015.

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22 Kevin Fiala, LW

Age: 24

HT/WT: 5-10, 198

EXPERIENCE: 6 years

2019-20 STATS: 23 goals, 31 assists, 42 PIM in 64 games.

NOTABLE: Led Wild in points last season. … In playoffs, led Minnesota in goals, shots and penalty minutes. … Set career highs in 2019-20 in assists, points and power-play goals (10) while tying his career high in goals and game-winning goals (4). … Tied a franchise record with five consecutive multi-point games and tied his personal best with a five-game goal streak from Feb. 25-March 3. … Acquired in February 2019 from Nashville, where he was a first-round pick (No. 11 overall) in 2014.

17 Marcus Foligno, LW

Age: 29

HT/WT: 6-3, 223

EXPERIENCE: 9 years

2019-20 STATS: 11 goals, 14 assists, 30 PIM in 59 games

NOTABLE: Set career highs in points and plus-minus (+8). … Led Wild in hits in 2019-20 (184) and 2017-18 (185). … Had 206 hits in 2018-19. … Led NHL in hits/game in the playoffs (min. 2 games) at 5.75. … Acquired from Buffalo, where he was a fourth-round pick in 2009, in June 2017. … Recently signed a three-year contract extension.

18 Jordan Greenway, LW

Age: 23 (24 on Jan. Feb. 16)

HT/WT: 6-6, 241

EXPERIENCE: 3 years

2019-20 STATS: 8 goals, 20 assists, 54 PIM in 67 games

NOTABLE: Last season was his first year playing fully with the Wild, having spent five games with Iowa in 2018-19 and entering the league late in the 2017-18 season from Boston University. … Led Minnesota in takeaways (41). … Set career highs in assists, points, hits (95), blocked shots (44) and time on ice (14:10).

47 Andrew Hammond, G

Age: 32 (33 on Feb. 11)

HT/WT: 6-1, 231

EXPERIENCE: 5 years

2019-20 STATS (with Rochester): 16-12-3, 2.53 GAA

NOTABLE: Begins season on Minnesota’s taxi squad. … Recorded a career-high four shutouts. … Played with Iowa in 2018-19 (19-14-0, 2.81). … Has NHL experience with Ottawa and Colorado. … Signed as a free agent Dec. 16.

38 Ryan Hartman, RW

Age: 26

HT/WT: 6-0, 192

EXPERIENCE: 7 years

2019-20 STATS: 9 goals, 11 assists, 69 PIM in 69 games

NOTABLE: Last season was his first with Minnesota after being signed as a free agent. … Previously played for Chicago, Nashville and Philadelphia. … Led Wild in PIM and was second in takeaways (34). … Set career high in blocked shots (54). … A first-round pick (No. 30 overall) in 2013 by the Blackhawks.

77 Brad Hunt, D

Age: 32

HT/WT: 5-9, 177

EXPERIENCE: 7 years

2019-20 STATS: 8 goals, 11 assists, 6 PIM in 59 games

NOTABLE: Set career highs in games, goals, points, shots (106) and blocked shots (39). … 10 power-play points ranked third among Wild defensemen. … Made Stanley Cup playoff debut. …. Acquired by Minnesota in a January 2019 trade with Vegas.

90 Marcus Johansson, C

Age: 30

HT/WT: 6-1, 203

EXPERIENCE: 10 years

2019-20 STATS (with Buffalo): 9 goals, 21 assists, 20 PIM in 60 games

NOTABLE: Acquired from the Sabres in a September trade. … Played in his 600th career game Oct. 24. … Notched 20 goals in 2014-15 and 24 in 2016-17, both with Washington. … Has also played for New Jersey and Boston. … 94 games of playoff experience. … A first-round pick of the Capitals (No. 24 overall) in the 2009 draft.

41 Luke Johnson, C

Age: 26

HT/WT: 5-11, 174

EXPERIENCE: 2 years

2019-20 STATS (with Iowa): 18 goals, 13 assists, 43 PIM in 42 games

NOTABLE: Begins season on Minnesota’s taxi squad. … Appeared in three games for the Wild last season. … Tied for second in AHL with 13 power-play goals. … Appeared in 15 games for Chicago in 2018-19, recording one assists and eight penalty minutes. … Played at University of North Dakota.

97 Kirill Kaprizov, LW

Age: 23 (24 on April 26)

HT/WT: 5-11, 201

EXPERIENCE: Rookie

2019-20 STATS (with CSKA Moscow): 30 goals, 21 assists, 16 PIM in 57 games

NOTABLE: Fifth-round pick by Minnesota in 2015 has been playing in the KHL since 2014-15 and with CSKA Moscow since 2017-18. … Led the KHL in goals in back-to-back seasons. … Tied for third in points. … Led KHL in game-winning goals (11) in 2018-19. …. Appeared in five consecutive KHL All-Star games.

26 Gerald Mayhew, C

Age: 28

HT/WT: 5-9, 161

EXPERIENCE: 1 year

2019-20 STATS: 2 goals, 0 assists, 2 PIM in 13 games

NOTABLE: Made NHL debut Oct. 15, 2019. … Eighth player in Wild history to score a goal in his first NHL game. … Named AHL MVP. … Recorded 39 goals, 22 assists and 68 penalty minutes in 49 games with Iowa. … Scored most goals in AHL since 2011-12.

57 Dakota Mermis, D

Age: 27

HT/WT: 6-0, 196

EXPERIENCE: 3 years

2019-20 STATS (with New Jersey): 1 goal, 3 assists, 4 PIM in 10 games

NOTABLE: Begins season on Minnesota’s taxi squad. … Had a plus-7 rating with the Devils. … Appeared in 53 games with Binghamton, recording two goals, 16 assists and 23 penalty minutes in 53 games. … Played in nine games for Arizona in 2017-18 and one in 2018-19. … Signed as a free agent with the Wild on Oct. 9.

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11 Zach Parise, LW

Age: 36

HT/WT: 5-11, 193

EXPERIENCE: 15 years

2019-20 STATS: 25 goals, 21 assists, 8 PIM in 69 games

NOTABLE: Led Wild in goals and power-play goals (12), finishing tied for sixth in the NHL in the latter. … Minneapolis native played in 1,000 NHL game and recorded 400th career assist last season. … Eighth Minnesota player to reach 1,000 career games. … Most power-play goals in Wild franchise history and ranks third in goals (192) and points (382). … Franchise’s all-time leader in playoff goals, assists, points and power-play goals. …. In eight seasons with Wild has five with 20+ goals and he played in fewer than 70 games in the other three (48, 69 and 42).

29 Greg Pateryn, D

Age: 30

HT/WT: 6-3, 218

EXPERIENCE: 7 years

2019-20 STATS: 0 goals, 3 assists, 6 PIM in 20 games

NOTABLE: Missed playoffs due to upper-body injury. … Played in 80 games for Wild in 2018-19. … Signed as free agent by Minnesota before 2018-19 season. … Previously played for Montreal and Dallas.

49 Victor Rask, C

Age: 27 (28 on March 1)

HT/WT: 6-2, 195

EXPERIENCE: 6 years

2019-20 STATS: 5 goals, 8 assists, 6 PIM in 43 games

NOTABLE: Had just six minus ratings in games last season, fewest on the Wild. … Had a career high +7 plus-minus. … Had double-digit goals with Carolina in four straight seasons from 2014-18 with a high of 21 in 2015-16. … Acquired from the Hurricanes in January 2019 trade.

37 Kyle Rau, C

Age: 28

HT/WT: 5-8, 176

EXPERIENCE: 4 years

2019-20 STATS (with Iowa): 14 goals, 29 assists, 6 PIM in 51 games

NOTABLE: Begins season on Minnesota’s taxi squad. … Played in nine games combined with the Wild from 2017-19, recording two assists. … Appeared in 33 games with Florida from 2015-17. … Eden Prairie native played our years at the University of Minnesota.

23 Marco Rossi, C

Age: 19

HT/WT: 5-9, 183

EXPERIENCE: Rookie

2019-20 STATS (with Ottawa (OHL)): 39 goals, 81 assists, 40 PIM in 56 games

NOTABLE: Begins season on injured non-roster list. … Minnesota’s first-round pick (No. 9 overall) in 2020 draft. … Named OHL’s Most Outstanding Player of the Year, just the second European import player to win the award. … Led Canadian Hockey League in assists and points. … Led OHL in plus/minus with +69. … Native of Feldkirch, Austria.

21 Carson Soucy, D

Age: 26

HT/WT: 6-5, 211

EXPERIENCE: 2 years

2019-20 STATS: 7 goals, 7 assists, 18 PIM in 55 games

NOTABLE: Set franchise record for plus/minus (team-leading +16) by a rookie. … Tied for fourth among NHL rookies in plus/minus. … Fourth Wild rookie to record a short-handed goal. … First full season with the Wild after spending all of 2018-19 and most of 2017-18 with Iowa. … Appeared in all four playoff games. … Fifth-round pick of the Wild in 2013.

46 Jared Spurgeon, D

Age: 31

HT/WT: 5-9, 167

EXPERIENCE: 10 years

2019-20 STATS: 12 goals, 20 assists, 18 PIM in 62 games

NOTABLE: Named Wild’s captain. … Minnesota’s all-time leader in goals, power-play goals, game-winning goals, blocked shots and hits by a defenseman. … Recorded first career hat trick at Edmonton on Feb. 21 and was just the 12th NHL defenseman to notch a natural hat trick. … Added two goals and two assists in four playoff games. … Had 82 goals and 198 assists in his career, all played with the Wild.

32 Alex Stalock, G

Age: 33

HT/WT: 6-0, 200

EXPERIENCE: 9 years

2019-20 STATS: 20-11-4, 2.67 GAA, .910 SV%

NOTABLE: Begins season on injured non-roster list. … Set career highs in games, starts, wins and shutouts (4). … Tied for fifth in NHL in shutouts. … Started all four of Minnesota’s playoff games. … Previously played for San Jose. … Native of St. Paul.

7 Nico Sturm, C

Age: 25 (26 on May 3)

HT/WT: 6-3, 207

EXPERIENCE: 2 years

2019-20 STATS: 0 goals, 2 assists, 0 PIM in 6 games

NOTABLE: First NHL goal came in Game 4 of the playoffs vs. Vancouver. … Second player in Wild history, joining Jordan Greenway, to tally first career goal I the postseason. …. Recorded 12 goals and 20 assists in 55 games at Iowa. … Signed as a free agent out of Clarkson in April 2019.

20 Ryan Suter, D

Age: 35 (36 on Jan. 21)

HT/WT: 6-1, 205

EXPERIENCE: 15 years

2019-20 STATS: 8 goals, 40 assists, 12 PIM in 69 games

NOTABLE: Wild’s all-time leader in assists, points, power-play assists, shots and time on ice by a defenseman. … Led Minnesota in time on ice (24:38) and assists and tied for first in power-play points (18) in 2019-20. … Hold franchise records by a defenseman in playoffs in assists, shots and hits and second in points. … Has 90 goals and 498 assists in 1,142 career games; 52 goals and 298 assists with Minnesota in 600 career games.

33 Cam Talbot, G

Age: 33

HT/WT: 6-4, 193

EXPERIENCE: 8 years

2019-20 STATS (with Calgary): 12-10-1, 2.63 GAA, .919 SV%

NOTABLE: Signed as a free agent by the Wild in the offseason. … Had a 2.42 GAA and .924 SV% with two shutouts in 10 playoff games for the Flames. … Owns career 2.61 GAA and .915 SV% in 314 NHL games. … Previously played for the New York Rangers, Edmonton and Philadelphia.

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36 Mats Zuccarello, RW

Age: 33

HT/WT: 5-8, 175

EXPERIENCE: 10 years

2019-20 STATS: 15 goals, 22 assists, 18 PIM in 65 games

NOTABLE: Begins season on injured non-roster list. … Signed as a free agent in July 2019. … NHL’s ll-time leader in games, goals, assists and points by a Norwegian-born player. … Has notched double-digit goals in seven straight seasons. … Previously played for the New York Rangers and Dallas.

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