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  • St. Louis BluesGame Notes

    Thu, Oct 13, 2016 NHL Game #11

    St. Louis BluesTeam Game: 2Home Game: 1

    1 - 0 - 0 (2 pts)0 - 0 - 0 (Home)1 - 0 - 0 (Road)

    Minnesota WildTeam Game: 1Road Game: 1

    0 - 0 - 0

    0 - 0 - 0 (Home)0 - 0 - 0 (Road)

    # Goalie GP W L OT GAA SV%34 Jake Allen 1 1 0 0 2.00 .89540 Carter Hutton - - - - - -

    # Goalie GP W L OT GAA SV%35 Darcy Kuemper - - - - - -40 Devan Dubnyk - - - - - -

    # P Player GP G A P +/- PIM4 D Carl Gunnarsson - - - - - -6 D Joel Edmundson 1 0 0 0 0 0

    10 R Scottie Upshall 1 1 0 1 0 012 C Jori Lehtera 1 0 0 0 0 015 C Robby Fabbri 1 0 0 0 0 218 R Ty Rattie - - - - - -19 D Jay Bouwmeester 1 0 0 0 1 020 L Alexander Steen 1 0 2 2 1 021 C Patrik Berglund 1 0 0 0 1 222 D Kevin Shattenkirk 1 1 2 3 0 023 R Dmitrij Jaskin 1 0 0 0 0 026 C Paul Stastny 1 1 2 3 1 027 D Alex Pietrangelo 1 0 1 1 1 028 C Kyle Brodziak 1 0 0 0 0 241 D Robert Bortuzzo 1 0 0 0 0 055 D Colton Parayko 1 0 0 0 0 256 L Magnus Paajarvi - - - - - -57 L David Perron 1 0 0 0 0 064 R Nail Yakupov 1 0 0 0 0 075 R Ryan Reaves 1 0 0 0 -1 091 R Vladimir Tarasenko 1 2 1 3 1 0

    # P Player GP G A P +/- PIM3 C Charlie Coyle - - - - - -4 D Mike Reilly - - - - - -5 D Christian Folin - - - - - -6 D Marco Scandella - - - - - -7 R Chris Stewart - - - - - -9 C Mikko Koivu - - - - - -

    11 L Zach Parise - - - - - -12 C Eric Staal - - - - - -16 L Jason Zucker - - - - - -17 L Teemu Pulkkinen - - - - - -20 D Ryan Suter - - - - - -22 R Nino Niederreiter - - - - - -24 D Matt Dumba - - - - - -25 D Jonas Brodin - - - - - -27 C Zac Dalpe - - - - - -29 R Jason Pominville - - - - - -39 D Nate Prosser - - - - - -46 D Jared Spurgeon - - - - - -56 C Erik Haula - - - - - -64 C Mikael Granlund - - - - - -

    President of Hockey Operations &GM/Alt. Gov.

    Doug Armstrong

    Head Coach Ken HitchcockAssociate Coach Mike YeoAssistant Coaches Ray Bennett, Steve Thomas,

    Rick Wilson, Sean Ferrell(Video)

    Goaltending Coach Jim Corsi

    Owner & Governor Craig LeipoldExecutive VP/General Manager Chuck FletcherAssistant General Manager Brent FlahrHead Coach Bruce BoudreauAssistant Coaches John Anderson, Darby

    Hendrickson, Scott Stevens,Bob Mason

    Tonight's Officials

    Referees Tom Kowal (32), Eric Furlatt (27) Linesmen Brandon Gawryletz (64), Derek Amell (75)Supervisor Video Judge Jim KehmNtl. Anthem Charles Glenn Don Koharski (Officiating

    Manager)

    Today's ScheduleMTL @ BUF : 7:00 BOS @ CBJ : 7:00 NYI @ NYR : 7:00 MIN @ STL : 7:00 CAR @ WPG : 7:00 ANA @ DAL : 7:30NJD @ FLA : 7:30 DET @ TBL : 7:30 WSH @ PIT : 8:00

  • St. Louis Blues: RosterActive (23 Players)# Name Pos Ht. Wt. Born Birth Place4 Carl Gunnarsson D 6' 2" 196 Nov 9, 1986 Orebro, SWE6 Joel Edmundson D 6' 4" 207 Jun 28, 1993 Brandon, MB, CAN10 Scottie Upshall R 6' 0" 200 Oct 7, 1983 Fort McMurray, AB, CAN12 Jori Lehtera C 6' 2" 210 Dec 23, 1987 Helsinki, FIN15 Robby Fabbri C 5' 10" 180 Jan 22, 1996 Mississauga, ON, CAN18 Ty Rattie R 6' 0" 178 Feb 5, 1993 Calgary, AB, CAN19 Jay Bouwmeester D 6' 4" 212 Sep 27, 1983 Edmonton, AB, CAN20 Alexander Steen L 5' 11" 212 Mar 1, 1984 Winnipeg, MB, CAN21 Patrik Berglund C 6' 3" 217 Jun 2, 1988 Vsters, SWE22 Kevin Shattenkirk D 6' 0" 202 Jan 29, 1989 New Rochelle, NY, USA23 Dmitrij Jaskin R 6' 2" 217 Mar 23, 1993 Omsk, RUS26 Paul Stastny C 6' 0" 205 Dec 27, 1985 Quebec City, QC, CAN27 Alex Pietrangelo D 6' 3" 210 Jan 18, 1990 King City, ON, CAN28 Kyle Brodziak C 6' 2" 212 May 25, 1984 St. Paul, AB, CAN34 Jake Allen G 6' 2" 195 Aug 7, 1990 Fredericton, NB, CAN40 Carter Hutton G 6' 1" 201 Dec 19, 1985 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN41 Robert Bortuzzo D 6' 4" 215 Mar 18, 1989 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN55 Colton Parayko D 6' 6" 226 May 12, 1993 St. Albert, AB, CAN56 Magnus Paajarvi L 6' 3" 208 Apr 12, 1991 Norrkoping, SWE57 David Perron L 6' 0" 200 May 28, 1988 Sherbrooke, QC, CAN64 Nail Yakupov R 5' 11" 195 Oct 6, 1993 Nizhnekamsk, RUS75 Ryan Reaves R 6' 1" 224 Jan 20, 1987 Winnipeg, MB, CAN91 Vladimir Tarasenko R 6' 0" 219 Dec 13, 1991 Yaroslavl, RUS

    23 Players Total Avg: 6' 1" 206 Age: 27.6

    Injured Reserve List (1 Players)17 Jaden Schwartz L 5' 10" 190 Jun 25, 1992 Wilcox, SK, CAN

    Goal StreaksNo active streaks

    Assist StreaksNo active streaks

    Point StreaksNo active streaks

    Minnesota Wild: RosterActive (22 Players)# Name Pos Ht. Wt. Born Birth Place3 Charlie Coyle C 6' 3" 221 Mar 2, 1992 E. Weymouth, MA, USA4 Mike Reilly D 6' 2" 193 Jul 13, 1993 Chicago, IL, USA5 Christian Folin D 6' 3" 204 Feb 9, 1991 Gothenburg, SWE6 Marco Scandella D 6' 3" 208 Feb 23, 1990 Montreal, QC, CAN7 Chris Stewart R 6' 2" 239 Oct 30, 1987 Toronto, ON, CAN9 Mikko Koivu C 6' 3" 215 Mar 12, 1983 Turku, FIN11 Zach Parise L 5' 11" 196 Jul 28, 1984 Minneapolis, MN, USA12 Eric Staal C 6' 4" 208 Oct 29, 1984 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN16 Jason Zucker L 5' 11" 187 Jan 16, 1992 Newport Beach, CA, USA17 Teemu Pulkkinen L 5' 10" 185 Jan 2, 1992 Vantaa, FIN20 Ryan Suter D 6' 2" 206 Jan 21, 1985 Madison, WI, USA22 Nino Niederreiter R 6' 2" 211 Sep 8, 1992 Chur, CHE24 Matt Dumba D 6' 0" 183 Jul 25, 1994 Regina, SK, CAN25 Jonas Brodin D 6' 1" 193 Jul 12, 1993 Karlstad, SWE27 Zac Dalpe C 6' 2" 199 Nov 1, 1989 Paris, ON, CAN29 Jason Pominville R 6' 0" 181 Nov 30, 1982 Repentigny, QC, CAN35 Darcy Kuemper G 6' 5" 215 May 5, 1990 Saskatoon, SK, CAN39 Nate Prosser D 6' 2" 201 May 7, 1986 Elk River, MN, USA40 Devan Dubnyk G 6' 6" 213 May 4, 1986 Regina, SK, CAN46 Jared Spurgeon D 5' 9" 164 Nov 29, 1989 Edmonton, AB, CAN56 Erik Haula C 6' 0" 193 Mar 23, 1991 Pori, FIN64 Mikael Granlund C 5' 10" 184 Feb 26, 1992 Oulu, FIN

    22 Players Total Avg: 6' 1" 199 Age: 27.4

    Injured Reserve List (1 Players)28 Victor Bartley D 6' 0" 217 Feb 17, 1988 Ottawa, ON, CAN

    Goal StreaksNo active streaks

    Assist StreaksNo active streaks

    Point StreaksNo active streaks

  • St. Louis Blues: Season StatisticsPos # Player GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S % TOI/g FO% Hits Blks

    R 91 Vladimir Tarasenko 1 2 1 3 1 0 1 0 0 5 40.0 19:35 0.00 1 2D 22 Kevin Shattenkirk 1 1 2 3 0 0 1 0 0 3 33.3 18:03 0.00 2 0C 26 Paul Stastny 1 1 2 3 1 0 1 0 1 1 100.0 20:07 58.33 1 1L 20 Alexander Steen 1 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 19:48 0.00 0 1R 10 Scottie Upshall 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 09:35 0.00 1 0D 27 Alex Pietrangelo 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 26:29 0.00 1 2D 6 Joel Edmundson 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 16:31 0.00 5 1C 12 Jori Lehtera 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 18:20 66.66 1 1C 15 Robby Fabbri 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 13:58 0.00 1 0D 19 Jay Bouwmeester 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 23:10 0.00 2 3C 21 Patrik Berglund 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 17:02 61.53 1 1R 23 Dmitrij Jaskin 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 12:13 0.00 1 1C 28 Kyle Brodziak 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 09:54 75.00 2 0D 41 Robert Bortuzzo 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 13:17 0.00 3 0D 55 Colton Parayko 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 0.0 20:42 0.00 0 1L 57 David Perron 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 17:21 0.00 1 1R 64 Nail Yakupov 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 10:37 0.00 1 0R 75 Ryan Reaves 1 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 06:11 0.00 3 0

    # Player GP Min GAA W L OT SO GA SVS SV% G A PIM34 Jake Allen 1 60 2.00 1 0 0 0 2 17 .895 0 0 040 Carter Hutton - - - - - - - - - - - - -

  • Minnesota Wild @ St. Louis BluesTeam Records

    Minnesota Wild St. Louis BluesLast game: - Wednesday AT SAN JOSE (5-2 L)Next game: **NONE** **NONE**

    Overall record/streak: 0 - 0 - 0 / 0 / 0 1 - 0 - 0 / Lost 2Home record/streak: 0 - 0 - 0 / 0 / 0 0 - 0 - 0 / Lost 2Road record/streak: 0 - 0 - 0 / 0 / 0 1 - 0 - 0 / Lost 1

    Last 5 Games: 0 - 0 - 0 1 - 0 - 0Last 10 Games: 0 - 0 - 0 1 - 0 - 01-Goal Games: 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 02-Goal Games 0 - 0 0 - 03-Goal Games 0 - 0 1 - 0

    Scoring first 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0Opponent scoring first 0 - 0 - 0 1 - 0 - 0Leading after 1 period 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0Trailing after 1 period 0 - 0 - 0 1 - 0 - 0

    Tied after 1 period 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0Leading after 2 periods 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0Trailing after 2 periods 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0

    Tied after 2 periods 0 - 0 - 0 1 - 0 - 0OT Record - This Season: 0 - 0 0 - 0

    OT Record - Franchise: 0 - 0 - 0 175 - 160 - 222Shootout Record - This Season: 0 - 0 0 - 0

    Shootout Record - Franchise: 0 - 0 0 - 0Outshooting opponent: 0 - 0 - 0 1 - 0 - 0

    Outshot by opponent: 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0Even shots: 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0vs. Atlantic: 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0

    vs. Metropolitan: 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0vs. EASTERN CONFERENCE: 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0

    vs. Central: 0 - 0 - 0 1 - 0 - 0vs. Pacific: 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0

    vs. WESTERN CONFERENCE: 0 - 0 - 0 1 - 0 - 0

    Month by Month RecordMinnesota Wild St. Louis Blues

    W-L-OT Points W-L-OT PointsOctober: 0-0-0 0 1-0-0 2

    Totals: 0-0-0 0 1-0-0 2

  • Minnesota Wild @ St. Louis BluesSituations

    Goals by Period1 2 3 OT T Avg

    Minnesota Wild: 0 0 0 0 0 0Opponents: 0 0 0 0 0 0

    St. Louis Blues: 22 16 17 2 57 ( 2.9 avg.)Opponents: 14 19 21 2 56 ( 2.8 avg.)

    Shots by Period1 2 3 OT T Avg

    Minnesota Wild: 0 0 0 0 0 0Opponents: 0 0 0 0 0 0

    St. Louis Blues: 160 202 164 24 550 (27.5 avg.)Opponents: 180 241 175 24 620 (31.0 avg.)

    Power PlayMinnesota Wild St. Louis Blues

    G Att % G Att %Overall: 0 0 0 0 15 57 26.3 (2nd NHL)Home: 0 0 0 0 6 33 18.2 (T-9th NHL)Road: 0 0 0 0 9 24 37.5 (1st NHL)

    - 1 SHORT HANDED GOALS ALLOWED (T-13th NHL)

    Penalty KillingMinnesota Wild St. Louis Blues

    G Att % G Att %Overall: 0 0 0 0 12 60 80.0 (7th NHL)Home: 0 0 0 0 8 29 72.4 (11th NHL)Road: 0 0 0 0 4 31 87.1 (7th NHL)

    - 1 SHORT HANDED GOALS SCORED (T-1st NHL)

    PenaltiesMinnesota Wild St. Louis Blues

    GP Min Avg./Rank GP Min Avg./Rank0 0 0 0 20 228 11.4 (11th NHL)

    Goal SituationsMinnesota Wild St. Louis Blues

    For Against For Against6 on 5: 0 0 1 66 on 4: 0 0 0 06 on 3: 0 0 0 05 on 5: 0 0 35 365 on 4: 0 0 15 15 on 3: 0 0 0 04 on 4: 0 0 1 14 on 3: 0 0 1 03 on 3: 0 0 0 03 on 4: 0 0 0 03 on 5: 0 0 0 03 on 6: 0 0 0 04 on 5: 0 0 1 124 on 6: 0 0 0 05 on 6: 0 0 3 0

    Empty Net: 0 0 3 6Penalty Shots: 0 0 0 0

    Total: 0 0 57 56

  • Minnesota Wild @ St. Louis BluesSituations

    Individual LeadersMinnesota Wild St. Louis Blues

    Points: V. TARASENKO (15),R. FABBRI (15),D. BACKES (14)Goals: V. TARASENKO (9),T. BROUWER (8),D. BACKES (7)

    Assists: R. FABBRI (11),P. STASTNY (10),J. SCHWARTZ (10)PP Goals: D. BACKES (3),T. BROUWER (3),J. SCHWARTZ (3)SH Goals: K. BRODZIAK (1)

    GW Goals: D. BACKES (3),A. STEEN (1),K. BRODZIAK (1)3+ Goals:

    PIM: A. STEEN (30),T. BROUWER (26),J. BOUWMEESTER (24)Shots: V. TARASENKO (62),C. PARAYKO (42),A. STEEN (39)

    +/-: C. GUNNARSSON (+5),P. BERGLUND (+4),A. PIETRANGELO (+3)

    ShootoutMinnesota Wild St. Louis Blues

    Shooter G/S % GDG Shooter G/S % GDG

    Goaltender Rec. G/S % Goaltender Rec. G/S %

    Power PlayMinnesota Wild St. Louis Blues

    Player G A P

    No players to display

    Player G A PKevin Shattenkirk 1 2 3Paul Stastny 1 1 2Vladimir Tarasenko 1 1 2Alex Pietrangelo 0 1 1Alexander Steen 0 1 1

    Short HandedMinnesota Wild St. Louis Blues

    Player G A P

    No players to display

    Player G A P

    No players to display

  • CURRENT INJURIESJaden Schwartz (left elbow)2016-17 Total Man Games Lost: 1 RECENT TRANSACTIONS10/7 Acquired Nail Yakupov from Edmonton in exchange for Zach Pochiro and a conditional 2017 3rd round pick10/4 Signed Barret Jackman to a one-day contract; Jackman retired as a Blue9/23 Signed Alexander Steen to a four-year extension8/25 Named Alex Pietrangelo the 22nd captain in Blues history7/11 Signed Landon Ferraro to a one-year, two-year contract7/1 Signed Jake Allen to a four-year contract extension7/1 Signed Carter Hutton to a two-year contract7/1 Signed David Perron to a two-year contract6/30 Named Steve Thomas Assistant Coach6/13 Named Mike Yeo Associate Coach and Rick Wilson Assistant Coach LAST GAMEBlues, 5 at Blackhawks, 23 Stars: 1. Vladimir Tarasenko / 2. Paul Stastny / 3. Ryan Hartman Notes-The Blues improved to 4-1-0 in their last five regular season openers -The Blues scored three power play goals at United Center for the first time since Mar. 28, 2004-The Blues held the Hawks to just 19 shots. It was the first time they held their Division rivals to fewer than 20 shots at United Centersince Feb. 25, 2007 (17 shots)-Kevin Shattenkirk tallied a power play goal and two power play assists for his 7th career three-point regular season game. Shattenkirkshared 4th amongst all defensemen last season with a career-high 26 power play points-Paul Stastny scored a power play goal and added two assists for his 36th career three-point regular season game. -Vladimir Tarasenko notched a power play goal and assist, as well as an empty net goal. He now has six goals in his last four regularseason games dating back to last year -Alexander Steen (357 pts) posted two assists, passing Chris Pronger (356) for 10th on the franchises all-time points list-Scottie Upshall was credited with an empty-net goal while Alex Pietrangelo grabbed an assist for his first point as captain-Jake Allen, playing in his 100th career game, made 17 saves, improving to 5-2-0 in seven career decisions vs. the Hawks (2.04 GAA,.931 sv%) BLUES VS. WILD

    The Blues have won 3 of their last 4 against the Wild, after losing three straight (reg + postseason)

    During the aforementioned 4-game stretch, the Blues have clicked at 36% on the PP and dispatched 16 of 17 Wild PP attempts

    (94%)

    St. Louis is 13-4-3 in the Wilds last 20 trips to Scottrade Center but the two teams have traded wins and losses over the last 8 get

    togethers

    The Blues have won 3 of their last 4 home openers, including a 3-1 win over Edmonton last season

    St. Louis was 19-7-3 (.707) vs. the Central Division last year which was their 2nd-best single-season Division mark since 1994

    Last season, the Blues were 8-4-0 in the second game of a back-to-back set

    New Blues Associate Coach Mike Yeo spent five seasons as Wild head coach and led them to three straight playoff berths from

    2013-2015 Hot vs. MIN (includes postseason)-Alexander Steen has points in 7 straight games (2g, 7a)-Vladimir Tarasenko has 7 points over his last 5 games (4g, 3a)-Paul Stastny has 4 points over his last 4 games (1g, 3a)

    St. Louis Blues: Media Notes

  • -Jori Lehtera has a goal in consecutive games (2g, 1a)-Robby Fabbri has 3 points over his last 2 games (1g, 2a)-Jake Allen is 2-1-0 with a 1.97 GAA and a .934 sv% in his last 3 starts-Carter Hutton is 2-0-1 with a 1.98 GAA and a .936 sv% in 3 career starts History vs. MIN (reg. Season)All-Time: 29-21-11 **Last Time: Mar. 6, 2016 4-2 W (GWG: Patrik Berglund)All-Time OT: 5-1-5 **Last Time: Oct. 31, 2015 3-2 OTW (GWG: David Backes)All- Time Shootout: 3-5 **Last Time: Nov. 29, 2014 3-2 SOW (GDG: Vladimir Tarasenko) BLUES NHLS BEST-Since Ken Hitchcock was hired (Nov. 8, 2011), the Blues have posted the NHLs best regular season record at 225-103-36 (.668)-The Blues have posted a league-most 50 shutouts during Hitchcocks tenure 11 more than 2nd place LA-The Blues have accrued a +124 even strength goal differential over that period, which ranks 4th overall (1. Boston, +158) HOME COOKIN-The Blues ranked 13th overall with a 24-13-4 home record last season which included 4-0-1 mark in October-During Ken Hitchcocks tenure (since Nov. 8, 2011), the Blues have posted the 2nd best home win percentage overall (121-47-16,.701) (1. CHI, 117-41-23, .710)-The Blues home goal differential ranks 3rd overall under Ken Hitchcock (+129) (1. PIT, +146)-The team has allowed just 2.15 goals per game at home under Hitchcock (ranks 2nd overall, 1. LA, 2.02). In the five-plus seasonsprior to his arrival, they allowed 2.76 PIETRANGELO NAMED 22ND CAPTAIN IN CLUB HISTORY-The Blues named Alex Pietrangelo the 22nd captain in team history over the summer-Pietrangelo has appeared in 459 career reg. season games and accrued 255 career points (51g, 204a) since the Blues drafted him 4thoverall in 2008-Since his first full season (2010-11), he ranks 9th amongst defensemen in points (253), 10th amongst defensemen in plus/minus (+63)and ranks 6th in total ice time (10,980:33)-In 2014-15, he became the first defensemen in Blues history to record at least 40 points in each of his first four full NHL seasons TARASENKO NETS 40-Vladimir Tarasenko set career highs in goals (40), points (74), PPG (12), GWG (7) and SOG (292) in 2015-16-He became the first Blue to score 40 goals since Brad Boyes in 2007-08 while his 292 shots were the most by a Blue since AlMacInnis posted 299 in 2002-03-He ranked 3rd in even strength goals (28), shared 3rd overall in goals when the team trailed (15) and shared 2nd in tie-breaking goals(17)-Tarasenko also shared 5th overall with 9 goals in the 2016 postseason PARAYKO AMONGST TOP ROOKIES-Colton Parayko tallied 33 points (9g, 24a) in 79 reg. season games last season, earning NHL All-Rookie Team honors-Parayko became the 7th Blue in team history to make the All-Rookie Team, joining Jake Allen, Patrik Berglund, Barret Jackman, JimCampbell, Rod BrindAmour and Brian Benning-Parayko accumulated a +28 rating last year, which was a Blues rookie record and ranked 2nd amongst all defensemen (1. BrianCampbell, +31)-He also joined Team North America at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey, logging 3 assists and a +3 rating in 3 games NEW FACES-The Blues have hired Mike Yeo (associate), Steve Thomas (assistant), and Rick Wilson (assistant) to join their coaching staff-David Perron has rejoined the Blues after stints with Edmonton, Pittsburgh and Anaheim. Perron was originally drafted by the Blues26th overall in 2007-Carter Hutton came over from Nashville to serve as the backup to Jake Allen. Hutton was outstanding in preseason, going 2-2-1 witha .931 sv%-Most recently, the Blues acquired Nail Yakupov from Edmonton in exchange for Zach Pochiro and a conditional 2017 3rd rd pick. Yakupov, the 1st overall pick in 2012, has logged 111 pts (50g, 61a) in 252 career games

  • HITCHCOCK IN EXCLUSIVE COMPANY-Ken Hitchcock (STL and DAL) is one of 6 coaches to earn at least 200 wins with two different teams (Scotty Bowman, Dick Irvin,Jacques Lemaire, Joel Quenneville, Dave Tippet)-He led the Blues to the 2016 Western Conference Final the teams first trip since 2001-Under Hitchcock, the Blues have posted three consecutive 100-point seasons for the first time in franchise history. He ranks 2nd onthe clubs all-time wins list (224) (1. Joel Quenneville, 307)-Each of the four winningest coaches in NHL history have all served behind the Blues bench (Scotty Bowman 67-70 and 71 / JoelQuenneville 97-04 / Al Arbour 70-71 and 71-72)

    2015-16 SEASON RECAP-2015-16 was the 8th 100-point campaign in Blues history and completed the clubs first ever back-to-back-to-back set of 100-pointseasons-49 wins was tied for the 4th highest total in team history, while their 107 point tied for the 5th highest total-The Blues posted 10 shutouts (tied for 3rd most in team history) while their 7 road shutouts were a team record-2016 marked the Blues 40th postseason appearance the most amongst all 1967 expansion franchises-The Blues defeated the Blackhawks (rd 1, 7 gms) and Stars (rd 2, 7 gms) to advance to the Conference Finals for the first time since2001 (vs. Colorado)-Rounds 1 and 2 marked the first time the Blues won consecutive 7-game series since 1968 BLUES CELEBRATE 50TH ANNIVERSARY-The Blues were a part of the 1967 expansion of the NHL and are celebrating their 50th Anniversary this season-The Blues will host numerous events to commemorate the occasion including the 2017 Bridgestone Winter Classic vs. the Blackhawksat Busch Stadium-The franchises history includes 20 players who have gone on to the NHL Hall of Fame, 10 Division titles, the 1999-00 PresidentsTrophy, 40 playoff seasons and 3 trips to the Stanley Cup Final FRANCHISE PERSPECTIVE (Reg. Season)All-Time Goals1 Brett Hull, 52713 Doug Gilmour, 14914 Alexander Steen, 147 All-Time Points1 Bernie Federko, 1,0739 Red Berenson, 41210 Alexander Steen, 357 All-Time Shutouts1 Brian Elliott, 255 Brent Johnson, 126 Grant Fuhr/Jake Allen, 11 All-Time GWG1 Brett Hull, 704 Bernie Federko, 405 Alexander Steen, 30 MILESTONE WATCH

    Most Wins, All-Time

    Scotty Bowman, 1,244

    Joel Quenneville, 801

    Al Arbour, 782

    Ken Hitchcock, 758

    Most Wins, Active Coaches

    Joel Quenneville, 801

    Ken Hitchcock, 758

    Lindy Ruff, 701

  • David Perron 2 shy of 200 points as a Blue / 9 shy of 200 career assistsKyle Brodziak 2 shy of 700 career gamesJay Bouwmeester 9 shy of 1,000 career games / 5 shy of 300 career assistsAlexander Steen 3 shy of 200 career goalsRyan Reaves 9 shy of 600 career PIMVladimir Tarasenko 6 shy of 100 career PIMPaul Stastny 2 shy of 100 points as a Blue

  • St. Louis Blues: Game By Game Summary* = Overtime, ** = Shootout, + = Sellout

    # Date Team W-L-OT Record GF-GA Scorers W Goal PP PK SF-SA W-L Gltdr. Attend.1 10/12/2016 @ Chicago Blackhawks W 01-00-00 5-2 22p,91p,26p,91,10 26 3-5 3-4 33-19 34 / 50 21729+2 10/13/2016 Minnesota Wild3 10/15/2016 New York Rangers4 10/18/2016 @ Vancouver Canucks5 10/20/2016 @ Edmonton Oilers6 10/22/2016 @ Calgary Flames7 10/25/2016 Calgary Flames8 10/27/2016 Detroit Red Wings9 10/29/2016 Los Angeles Kings

    10 11/01/2016 @ New York Rangers11 11/03/2016 @ Dallas Stars12 11/05/2016 Columbus Blue Jackets13 11/06/2016 Colorado Avalanche14 11/09/2016 Chicago Blackhawks15 11/10/2016 @ Nashville Predators16 11/12/2016 @ Columbus Blue Jackets17 11/15/2016 Buffalo Sabres18 11/17/2016 San Jose Sharks19 11/19/2016 Nashville Predators20 11/22/2016 @ Boston Bruins21 11/23/2016 @ Washington Capitals22 11/26/2016 Minnesota Wild23 11/28/2016 Dallas Stars24 12/01/2016 Tampa Bay Lightning25 12/03/2016 Winnipeg Jets26 12/06/2016 Montral Canadiens27 12/08/2016 @ New York Islanders28 12/09/2016 @ New Jersey Devils29 12/11/2016 @ Minnesota Wild30 12/13/2016 @ Nashville Predators31 12/15/2016 New Jersey Devils32 12/17/2016 Chicago Blackhawks33 12/19/2016 Edmonton Oilers34 12/20/2016 @ Dallas Stars35 12/22/2016 @ Tampa Bay Lightning36 12/28/2016 Philadelphia Flyers37 12/30/2016 Nashville Predators38 01/02/2017 Chicago Blackhawks39 01/05/2017 Carolina Hurricanes40 01/07/2017 Dallas Stars41 01/10/2017 Boston Bruins42 01/12/2017 @ Los Angeles Kings43 01/14/2017 @ San Jose Sharks44 01/15/2017 @ Anaheim Ducks45 01/17/2017 Ottawa Senators46 01/19/2017 Washington Capitals47 01/21/2017 @ Winnipeg Jets48 01/24/2017 @ Pittsburgh Penguins49 01/26/2017 @ Minnesota Wild50 01/31/2017 Winnipeg Jets51 02/02/2017 Toronto Maple Leafs52 02/04/2017 Pittsburgh Penguins53 02/06/2017 @ Philadelphia Flyers54 02/07/2017 @ Ottawa Senators55 02/09/2017 @ Toronto Maple Leafs56 02/11/2017 @ Montral Canadiens57 02/15/2017 @ Detroit Red Wings58 02/16/2017 Vancouver Canucks59 02/18/2017 @ Buffalo Sabres60 02/20/2017 Florida Panthers61 02/26/2017 @ Chicago Blackhawks62 02/28/2017 Edmonton Oilers63 03/03/2017 @ Winnipeg Jets64 03/05/2017 @ Colorado Avalanche65 03/07/2017 @ Minnesota Wild66 03/10/2017 Anaheim Ducks67 03/11/2017 New York Islanders68 03/13/2017 @ Los Angeles Kings69 03/15/2017 @ Anaheim Ducks70 03/16/2017 @ San Jose Sharks71 03/18/2017 @ Arizona Coyotes72 03/21/2017 @ Colorado Avalanche73 03/23/2017 Vancouver Canucks74 03/25/2017 Calgary Flames75 03/27/2017 Arizona Coyotes76 03/29/2017 @ Arizona Coyotes77 03/31/2017 @ Colorado Avalanche78 04/02/2017 Nashville Predators79 04/04/2017 Winnipeg Jets80 04/06/2017 @ Florida Panthers81 04/08/2017 @ Carolina Hurricanes82 04/09/2017 Colorado Avalanche

  • St. Louis Blues: Player Game By Game SummarySkaters: Goals-Assists (Game Winning or Game Tying), Shots / (+/-), TOI Goalies: Goals Allowed/Shots, Decision, Minutes Played

    Date Opp. EDMUNDSON# 6

    UPSHALL# 10

    LEHTERA# 12

    FABBRI# 15

    BOUWMEESTER# 19

    STEEN# 20

    BERGLUND# 21

    Oct 12 @ CHI 0-0,0/0 16:31 1-0,2/0 09:35 0-0,4/0 18:20 0-0,0/0 13:58 0-0,0/1 23:10 0-2,2/1 19:48 0-0,1/1 17:02

    Date Opp. SHATTENKIRK# 22

    JASKIN# 23

    STASTNY# 26

    PIETRANGELO# 27

    BRODZIAK# 28

    BORTUZZO# 41

    PARAYKO# 55

    Oct 12 @ CHI 1-2,3/0 18:03 0-0,0/0 12:13 1-2(W),1/1 20:07 0-1,2/1 26:29 0-0,2/0 09:54 0-0,1/0 13:17 0-0,4/0 20:42

    Date Opp. PERRON# 57

    YAKUPOV# 64

    REAVES# 75

    TARASENKO# 91

    ALLEN# 34

    HUTTON# 40

    Oct 12 @ CHI 0-0,4/0 17:21 0-0,1/0 10:37 0-0,1/-1 06:11 2-1,5/1 19:35 2/19 W 60:00 DND

  • Hitchcock was named the 24th head coach in Blues history on Nov. 7, 2011, and has led the club to five straight postseason appearances, andCentral Division Titles in 2011-12 and 2014-15. In 2015-16, he led the Blues to a second place finish in the Western Conference and their firsttrip to the Conference Final since 2001. In 2011-12, he guided the Blues to the their second best season ever and their first division title since2000 en route to becoming the NHL's 2012 Jack Adams Award winner, the fourth coach in Blues history to receive the honor. Hitchcock hasalso coached in Dallas, Philadelphia and Columbus. During his career, Hitchcock has led his teams to eight division titles, while he capturedthe 1999 Stanley Cup with the Dallas Stars. Hitchcock also served as an assistant coach for Team Canada when they won Gold at the 2002,2010, and 2014 Winter Olympics.NHL Rec: 758-453-194 / Playoff Rec: 86-82Blues Rec: 225-103-36 / Playoff Rec: 20-27

    St. Louis Blues: Head Coach and Player BiosHead Coach: Ken Hitchcock

    #34: Jake Allen (G) 6' 2", 195 lbs. / Aug 7, 1990 (26 years and 2 months)

    Drafted: Blues' 2nd round pick, 34th overall, in 2008Last Win: OCT 12, 2016 @ CHICAGOLast SO: MAR 26, 2016 @ WASHINGTON (3)Career Shootouts: 36/46 (.783), 8-2

    GP W-L-OT SO GAA SV%Season 1 1-0-0 0 2.00 .895Career 100 58-26-7 11 2.34 .915

    Career vs. Opp 6 3-2-0 0 2.28 .919

    Season Highs: Shots Saves1919

    1710/12 vs CHI

    Regular Season Career as a Blue: 100 GP / 58-26-7 / .915 SV% / 2.34 GAA / 11 SO2016-17 Home: 0 GP / 0-0-0 / .000 SV% / 0.00 GAA / 0 SO 2016-17 Away: 1 GP/ 1-0-0 / .895 SV% / 2.00 GAA / 0 SOQuick Hits-Jake Allen played in his 100th career game as a Blue-Stopped 17 of 19 shots on goal on Wednesday vs. Chicago-Ranked 18th in GAA (2.35) and 13th in SV% (.920) last season-Shared 2nd in shutouts with 6 last season -Appeared in 19 games vs the Central Division this season, going 13-5-1 with a 2.22 GAA and a .925 SV% in 2015-16

    #40: Carter Hutton (G) 6' 1", 201 lbs. / Dec 19, 1985 (30 years and 9 months)

    Acquired: Signed as a free agent by Nashville on July 5, 2013.Last Win: FEB 23, 2016 @ TORONTO (6)Last SO: FEB 13, 2016 @ FLORIDA (8)Career Shootouts: 25/39 (.641), 5-5

    GP W-L-OT SO GAA SV%Season - ----- -Career 76 33-24-12 4 2.56 .910

    Career vs. Opp 3 2-0-1 1 1.98 .936

    Season Highs: Shots Saves- -

    Regular Season Career as a Blue: 0 GP / 0-0-0 / .000 SV% / 0.00 GAA / 0 SO2016-17 Home: 0 GP / 0-0-0 / .000 SV% / 0.00 GAA / 0 SO 2016-17 Away: 0 GP/ 0-0-0 / .000 SV% / 0.00 GAA / 0 SOQuick Hits-Signed with the Blues as a free agent on Jul. 5-Nashville's nominee for the 2016 Masterton Trophy-Posted a career-best .918 SV% and 2.33 GAA last season-Has a 15-1-8 recorded in the 24 games of his NHL career where he has faced at least 30 shots

  • #4: Carl Gunnarsson (D) 6' 2", 196 lbs. / Nov 9, 1986 (29 years and 11 months)

    Drafted: Toronto's 7th round pick (194th overall) in 2007Acquired: From Toronto, along with a 2014 4th round pick (Ville Husso), in exchangefor Roman Polak on June 28, 2014Last Goal: MAR 25, 2016 vs VANCOUVER (4)Last Assist: MAR 11, 2016 vs ANAHEIM (9)Career Shootouts: 0/0 (0%), 0 GDG

    GP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason - ----- - -Career 437 20-87-107 31 125

    Career vs. Opp 13 1-0-1 1 6

    Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -

    Regular Season Career as a Blue: 133 GP, 5-16-21, 33 PIM

    2016-17 Home: 0 GP, 0-0-0, 0 PIM

    2016-17 Away: 0 GP, 0-0-0, 0 PIM

    Quick Hits

    -Shared 5th on the Blues with a +7 rating in 2015-16

    -Ranked 3rd on the Blues with 119 blocked shots in 2015-16

    -Played in his 400th career game on Dec. 21, 2015 at PHI

    #6: Joel Edmundson (D) 6' 4", 207 lbs. / Jun 28, 1993 (23 years and 3 months)

    Drafted: Blues' 2nd round pick, 46th overall, in 2011Last Goal: MAR 25, 2016 vs VANCOUVER (8)Last Assist: MAR 16, 2016 @ EDMONTON (11)Career Shootouts: 0/0 (0%), 0 GDG

    GP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 1 0-0-0 0 0Career 68 1-8-9 0 63

    Career vs. Opp 3 0-0-0 0 4

    Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-0

    10/12 vs CHI0

    10/12 vs CHI0

    10/12 vs CHI0

    10/12 vs CHI16:31

    10/12 vs CHI0

    10/12 vs CHI5

    10/12 vs CHI+0

    10/12 vs CHI

    Regular Season Career as a Blue: 68 GP, 1-8-9, 63 PIM

    2016-17 Home: 0 GP, 0-0-0, 0 PIM

    2016-17 Away: 1 GP, 0-0-0, 0 PIM

    Quick Hits

    -Recorded a team high 5 hits and logged 16:31 TOI on Wednesday vs. Chicago

    -Ranked 2nd among rookie d-men, 4th among all rookies, and 3rd on the Blues with 63 PIM in 2015-16

    -Ranked 2nd among all rookies with 165 hits in 2015-16

    -Scored his first NHL goal on Mar. 25 vs VAN

    #10: Scottie Upshall (R) 6' 0", 200 lbs. / Oct 7, 1983 (33 years)

    Drafted: Nashville's first round pick, 6th overall, in 2002Acquired: Signed as a free agent on Oct. 6, 2015Last Goal: OCT 12, 2016 @ CHICAGOLast Assist: APR 4, 2016 vs ARIZONA (3)Career Shootouts: 1/9 (11%), 0 GDG

    GP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 1 1-0-1 0 0Career 624 122-127-249 11 524

    Career vs. Opp 24 8-6-14 6 24

    Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-1

    10/12 vs CHI0

    10/12 vs CHI1

    10/12 vs CHI0

    10/12 vs CHI9:35

    10/12 vs CHI2

    10/12 vs CHI1

    10/12 vs CHI+0

    10/12 vs CHI

    Regular Season Career as a Blue: 71 GP, 7-8-15, 44 PIM

    2016-17 Home: 0 GP, 0-0-0, 0 PIM

    2016-17 Away: 1 GP, 1-0-1, 0 PIM

    Quick Hits

    -Scored his 1st goal of the season on Wednesday vs. Chicago

    -Recorded his 500th career PIM on Feb. 6 vs. MIN

    -Resigned by Blues on Jun. 22 to a one year contract extension

    -Has played for 6 different teams over his NHL career

  • #12: Jori Lehtera (C) 6' 2", 210 lbs. / Dec 23, 1987 (28 years and 9 months)

    Drafted: Blues' 3rd round pick, 65th overall, in 2008Last Goal: MAR 11, 2016 vs ANAHEIM (14)Last Assist: APR 1, 2016 vs BOSTON (5)Career Shootouts: 2/6 (33%), 1 GDG

    GP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 1 0-0-0 0 0Career 155 23-55-78 33 86

    Career vs. Opp 9 4-1-5 3 8

    Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-0

    10/12 vs CHI0

    10/12 vs CHI0

    10/12 vs CHI0

    10/12 vs CHI18:20

    10/12 vs CHI4

    10/12 vs CHI1

    10/12 vs CHI+0

    10/12 vs CHI

    Regular Season Career as a Blue: 155 GP, 23-55-78, 86 PIM

    2016-17 Home: 0 GP, 0-0-0, 0 PIM

    2016-17 Away: 1 GP, 0-0-0, 0 PIM

    Quick Hits

    -Recorded 4 shots on goal on Wednesday vs. Chicago

    -Recorded 25 assists in 2015-16, reaching the total for the 2nd straight season

    -Ranked 2nd on the Blues with a +12 rating in 2015-16

    -Appeared in the 2016 World Cup of Hockey with Team Finland

    #15: Robby Fabbri (C) 5' 10", 180 lbs. / Jan 22, 1996 (20 years and 8 months)

    Drafted: Blues' 1st round pick, 21st overall, in 2014Last Goal: MAR 25, 2016 vs VANCOUVER (4)Last Assist: MAR 19, 2016 @ VANCOUVER (6)Career Shootouts: 0/4 (0%), 0 GDG

    GP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 1 0-0-0 0 2Career 73 18-19-37 -2 27

    Career vs. Opp 5 1-2-3 0 4

    Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-0

    10/12 vs CHI0

    10/12 vs CHI0

    10/12 vs CHI2

    10/12 vs CHI13:58

    10/12 vs CHI0

    10/12 vs CHI1

    10/12 vs CHI+0

    10/12 vs CHI

    Regular Season Career as a Blue: 73 GP, 18-19-37, 27 PIM

    2016-17 Home: 0 GP, 0-0-0, 0 PIM

    2016-17 Away: 1 GP, 0-0-0, 2 PIM

    Quick Hits

    -Recorded 2 penalty minutes and 1 hit on Wednesday vs. Chicago

    -Shared 6th among rookies with 18 goals in 2015-16

    -Shared 12th among rookies with 19 assists in 2015-16

    -On May 11, at DAL, Fabbri became the youngest player in Blues history to score in a Game 7 (20 yrs, 110 days) and the youngest overall since Tyler

    Seguin scored for the Bruins on Apr. 25, 2012

    -Is the youngest player in NHL history to post 3 points in a Game 7

    #17: Jaden Schwartz (L) (*Injured) 5' 10", 190 lbs. / Jun 25, 1992 (24 years and 3 months)

    Drafted: Blues' 1st round pick, 14th overall, in 2010Last Goal: APR 1, 2016 vs BOSTON (4)Last Assist: MAR 19, 2016 @ VANCOUVER (9)Career Shootouts: 0/3 (0%), 0 GDG

    GP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason - ----- - -Career 240 70-87-157 46 55

    Career vs. Opp 14 5-5-10 3 4

    Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -

    Regular Season Career as a Blue: 240 GP, 70-87-157, 55 PIM

    2016-17 Home: 0 GP, 0-0-0, 0 PIM

    2016-17 Away: 0 GP, 0-0-0, 0 PIM

    Quick Hits

    -After returning from injury last season on Feb. 12, Schwartz posted 18 points in 26 games (8g, 10a)

    -One of four players overall to record two hat tricks in 2014-15 (Tarasenko, Perry, Seguin)

    -Wears number 17 in remembrance of his sister Mandi, who passed away due to Leukemia in 2011

  • #18: Ty Rattie (R) 6' 0", 178 lbs. / Feb 5, 1993 (23 years and 8 months)

    Drafted: Blues' second round pick, 32nd overall, in 2011Last Goal: FEB 28, 2016 @ CAROLINALast Assist: OCT 31, 2015 vs MINNESOTA (10)Career Shootouts: 0/0 (0%), 0 GDG

    GP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason - ----- - -Career 26 4-4-8 -1 6

    Career vs. Opp 2 0-1-1 0 0

    Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -

    Regular Season Career as a Blue: 26 GP, 4-4-8, 6 PIM

    2016-17 Home: 0 GP, 0-0-0, 0 PIM

    2016-17 Away: 0 GP, 0-0-0, 0 PIM

    Quick Hits

    -Registered 4 goals and 6 points overall in 13 games with the Blues in 2015-16

    -Signed a one-year, one-way contract with the Blues on Jul. 13

    -Recorded 17 goals and 29 assists in 62 games with the Chicago Wolves last season (AHL)

    #19: Jay Bouwmeester (D) 6' 4", 212 lbs. / Sep 27, 1983 (33 years)

    Drafted: Florida's 1st round pick (3rd overall), in 2002Acquired: From Calgary in exchange for Mark Cundari, the rights to Reto Berra and a2013 1st round pick (Emile Poirier) on April 1, 2013Last Goal: FEB 22, 2016 vs SAN JOSE (15)Last Assist: MAR 22, 2016 @ SAN JOSE (3)Career Shootouts: 0/3 (0%), 0 GDG

    GP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 1 0-0-0 1 0Career 991 81-295-376 -30 531

    Career vs. Opp 41 1-11-12 -2 16

    Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-0

    10/12 vs CHI0

    10/12 vs CHI0

    10/12 vs CHI0

    10/12 vs CHI23:10

    10/12 vs CHI0

    10/12 vs CHI2

    10/12 vs CHI+1

    10/12 vs CHI

    Regular Season Career as a Blue: 241 GP, 10-66-76, 68 PIM

    2016-17 Home: 0 GP, 0-0-0, 0 PIM

    2016-17 Away: 1 GP, 0-0-0, 0 PIM

    Quick Hits

    -Second on the team with 23:10 TOI on Wednesday vs. Chicago

    -Ranked 2nd among Blues skaters in 2015-16, averaging 23:07 TOI per game

    -Led the Blues and shared 6th in the league in shorthanded ice time per game at 3:14 in 2015-16

    -Won a Gold Medal with team Canada at this years World Cup of Hockey, and recorded 1 assist in 6 games

    #20: Alexander Steen (L) 5' 11", 212 lbs. / Mar 1, 1984 (32 years and 7 months)

    Drafted: Toronto's 1st round pick, 24th overall, in 2002Acquired: From Toronto, along with Carlo Colaiacovo, in exchange for Lee Stempniakon Nov. 24, 2008Last Goal: FEB 20, 2016 @ ARIZONA (7)Last Assist: OCT 12, 2016 @ CHICAGOCareer Shootouts: 20/47 (43%), 3 GDG

    GP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 1 0-2-2 1 0Career 747 197-286-483 47 355

    Career vs. Opp 27 5-15-20 2 14

    Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-0

    10/12 vs CHI2

    10/12 vs CHI2

    10/12 vs CHI0

    10/12 vs CHI19:48

    10/12 vs CHI2

    10/12 vs CHI0

    10/12 vs CHI+1

    10/12 vs CHI

    Regular Season Career as a Blue: 494 GP, 147-210-355, 249 PIM

    2016-17 Home: 0 GP, 0-0-0, 0 PIM

    2016-17 Away: 1 GP, 0-2-2, 0 PIM

    Quick Hits

    -Recorded 2 assists on Wednesday vs. Chicago

    -Ranked 2nd on the Blues and shared 14th overall with 19 PP assists in 2015-16

    -One of two Blues with a short-handed goal in 2015-16 (Brodziak)

    -Led Blues with 2:57 of power-play ice time per game in 2015-16

  • #21: Patrik Berglund (C) 6' 3", 217 lbs. / Jun 2, 1988 (28 years and 4 months)

    Drafted: Blues' 1st round pick, 25th overall, in 2006Last Goal: APR 4, 2016 vs ARIZONA (3)Last Assist: FEB 28, 2016 @ CAROLINA (18)Career Shootouts: 2/13 (15%), 1 GDG

    GP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 1 0-0-0 1 2Career 556 128-134-262 23 182

    Career vs. Opp 29 8-7-15 2 12

    Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-0

    10/12 vs CHI0

    10/12 vs CHI0

    10/12 vs CHI2

    10/12 vs CHI17:02

    10/12 vs CHI1

    10/12 vs CHI1

    10/12 vs CHI+1

    10/12 vs CHI

    Regular Season Career as a Blue: 556 GP, 128-134-262, 182 PIM

    2016-17 Home: 0 GP, 0-0-0, 0 PIM

    2016-17 Away: 1 GP, 0-0-0, 2 PIM

    Quick Hits

    -Recorded 2 PIM and logged 17:02 TOI on Wednesday vs. Chicago

    -Had 10 goals in 2015-16, 5 of which were game winners, which sat 2nd among the Blues

    -Ranked 2nd on the Blues with a +4 rating in the 2016 postseason

    #22: Kevin Shattenkirk (D) 6' 0", 202 lbs. / Jan 29, 1989 (27 years and 8 months)

    Drafted: Colorado's 1st round pick, 14th overall, in 2007Acquired: From Colorado, along with Chris Stewart and a 2011 2nd round pick (TyRattie), in exchange for Erik Johnson, Jay McClement and a 2011 1st round pick(Duncan Siemens) on Feb. 19, 2011Last Goal: OCT 12, 2016 @ CHICAGOLast Assist: OCT 12, 2016 @ CHICAGOCareer Shootouts: 8/22 (36%), 7 GDG

    GP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 1 1-2-3 0 0Career 411 56-189-245 24 257

    Career vs. Opp 23 4-12-16 5 35

    Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-1

    10/12 vs CHI2

    10/12 vs CHI3

    10/12 vs CHI0

    10/12 vs CHI18:03

    10/12 vs CHI3

    10/12 vs CHI2

    10/12 vs CHI+0

    10/12 vs CHI

    Regular Season Career as a Blue: 365 GP, 49-170-219, 237 PIM

    2016-17 Home: 0 GP, 0-0-0, 0 PIM

    2016-17 Away: 1 GP, 1-2-3, 0 PIM

    Quick Hits

    -Scored his 1st goal of the season and recorded 2 assists on Wednesday vs. Chicago

    -Led Blues d-men and shared 8th among all d-men with 6 power play goals in 2015-16

    -Led Blues and shared 9th overall with 20 PP assists this season

    -Led Blues d-men in power-play ice time per game in 2015-16, at 2:46

    #23: Dmitrij Jaskin (R) 6' 2", 217 lbs. / Mar 23, 1993 (23 years and 6 months)

    Drafted: Blues' 2nd round pick, 41st overall, in 2011Last Goal: MAR 1, 2016 @ OTTAWA (13)Last Assist: MAR 16, 2016 @ EDMONTON (8)Career Shootouts: 1/4 (25%), 0 GDG

    GP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 1 0-0-0 0 0Career 140 18-15-33 6 50

    Career vs. Opp 10 1-0-1 -2 4

    Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-0

    10/12 vs CHI0

    10/12 vs CHI0

    10/12 vs CHI0

    10/12 vs CHI12:13

    10/12 vs CHI0

    10/12 vs CHI1

    10/12 vs CHI+0

    10/12 vs CHI

    Regular Season Career as a Blue: 140 GP, 18-15-33, 50 PIM

    2016-17 Home: 0 GP, 0-0-0, 0 PIM

    2016-17 Away: 1 GP, 0-0-0, 0 PIM

    Quick Hits

    -Logged 12:13 TOI on Wednesday vs. Chicago

    -5 of his 18 career goals are GWG

    -in 2014-15, Jaskin became the first rookie in Blues History to recorded over 100 shots and 100 hits in a season

  • #26: Paul Stastny (C) 6' 0", 205 lbs. / Dec 27, 1985 (30 years and 9 months)

    Drafted: Colorado's 2nd round pick, 44th overall, in 2005Acquired: Signed as a free agent on July 1, 2014Last Goal: OCT 12, 2016 @ CHICAGOLast Assist: OCT 12, 2016 @ CHICAGOCareer Shootouts: 0/9 (0%), 0 GDG

    GP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 1 1-2-3 1 0Career 677 187-369-556 15 330

    Career vs. Opp 54 12-23-35 -14 20

    Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-1

    10/12 vs CHI2

    10/12 vs CHI3

    10/12 vs CHI0

    10/12 vs CHI20:07

    10/12 vs CHI1

    10/12 vs CHI1

    10/12 vs CHI+1

    10/12 vs CHI

    Regular Season Career as a Blue: 139 GP, 27-71-98, 66 PIM

    2016-17 Home: 0 GP, 0-0-0, 0 PIM

    2016-17 Away: 1 GP, 1-2-3, 0 PIM

    Quick Hits

    -Scored his first goal of the season and recorded 2 assists on Wednesday vs. Chicago

    -Shared first in the NHL last season with 19 points (4g, 15a) from Mar. 9 to the end of the season

    -Led the Blues with 39 assists in 2014-15

    -Led the Blues and ranked 17th in the NHL with 684 faceoff wins in 2015-16 (1. P. Bergeron 1130)

    #27: Alex Pietrangelo (D) 6' 3", 210 lbs. / Jan 18, 1990 (26 years and 8 months)

    Drafted: Blues' 1st round pick, 4th overall, in 2008Last Goal: APR 3, 2016 @ COLORADO (4)Last Assist: OCT 12, 2016 @ CHICAGOCareer Shootouts: 0/2 (0%), 0 GDG

    GP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 1 0-1-1 1 0Career 460 51-205-256 54 153

    Career vs. Opp 24 2-9-11 7 6

    Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-0

    10/12 vs CHI1

    10/12 vs CHI1

    10/12 vs CHI0

    10/12 vs CHI26:29

    10/12 vs CHI2

    10/12 vs CHI1

    10/12 vs CHI+1

    10/12 vs CHI

    Regular Season Career as a Blue: 460 GP, 51-205-256, 153 PIM

    2016-17 Home: 0 GP, 0-0-0, 0 PIM

    2016-17 Away: 1 GP, 0-1-1, 0 PIM

    Quick Hits

    -Recorded his first assist of the season and led the team in TOI with 26:29 on Wednesday vs. Chicago

    -Was named the 21st captain in St. Louis Blues history on Aug. 25

    -Won a Gold Medal with Team Canada at this summers World Cup of Hockey, posting 3 points (1g, 2a)

    -Ranked 6th overall in TOI per game in 2015-16 (26:18) (1. E. Karlsson 28:58)

    -Led Blues d-men and shared 16th among all d-men with 182 shots in 2015-16

    -Ranked 2nd on the Blues and 9th in the league in shorthanded ice time per game at 3:11 in 2015-16

    #28: Kyle Brodziak (C) 6' 2", 212 lbs. / May 25, 1984 (32 years and 4 months)

    Drafted: Edmonton's 7th round pick, 214th overall, in 2003Acquired: Signed as a free agent on July 3, 2015Last Goal: APR 4, 2016 vs ARIZONA (3)Last Assist: APR 3, 2016 @ COLORADO (4)Career Shootouts: 1/3 (33%), 1 GDG

    GP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 1 0-0-0 0 2Career 698 105-134-239 -53 371

    Career vs. Opp 21 3-4-7 1 9

    Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-0

    10/12 vs CHI0

    10/12 vs CHI0

    10/12 vs CHI2

    10/12 vs CHI9:54

    10/12 vs CHI2

    10/12 vs CHI2

    10/12 vs CHI+0

    10/12 vs CHI

    Regular Season Career as a Blue: 77 GP, 7-4-11, 39 PIM

    2016-17 Home: 0 GP, 0-0-0, 0 PIM

    2016-17 Away: 1 GP, 0-0-0, 2 PIM

    Quick Hits

    -Recorded 2 PIM and 2 shots on goal on Wednesday vs. Chicago

    -One of only two Blues players (Steen) with a short-handed goal in the 2015-16 season

    -Shared 3rd among Blues forwards with 1:45 shorthanded ice time per game in 2015-16

    -Signed a two-year contract extension with the Blues on Jun. 29

  • #41: Robert Bortuzzo (D) 6' 4", 215 lbs. / Mar 18, 1989 (27 years and 6 months)

    Drafted: Pittsburgh's 3rd round pick, 78th overall, in 2007Acquired: From Pittsburgh along with a 2016 7th round pick in exchange for Ian ColeLast Goal: APR 1, 2016 vs BOSTON (3)Last Assist: APR 4, 2016 vs ARIZONA (1)Career Shootouts: 0/0 (0%), 0 GDG

    GP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 1 0-0-0 0 0Career 167 7-18-25 -6 248

    Career vs. Opp 10 0-0-0 -8 10

    Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-0

    10/12 vs CHI0

    10/12 vs CHI0

    10/12 vs CHI0

    10/12 vs CHI13:17

    10/12 vs CHI1

    10/12 vs CHI3

    10/12 vs CHI+0

    10/12 vs CHI

    Regular Season Career as a Blue: 54 GP, 3-2-5, 77 PIM

    2016-17 Home: 0 GP, 0-0-0, 0 PIM

    2016-17 Away: 1 GP, 0-0-0, 0 PIM

    Quick Hits

    -Logged 13:17 TOI and had 1 shot on goal on Wednesday vs. Chicago

    -Ranked 5th on the Blues with 52 PIM in 2015-16

    -Appeared in 40 games last season, scoring 2 goals and adding an assist

    #55: Colton Parayko (D) 6' 6", 226 lbs. / May 12, 1993 (23 years and 5 months)

    Drafted: Blues' 3rd round pick, 86th overall, in 2012Last Goal: APR 3, 2016 @ COLORADO (4)Last Assist: APR 4, 2016 vs ARIZONA (3)Career Shootouts: 0/0 (0%), 0 GDG

    GP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 1 0-0-0 0 2Career 80 9-24-33 28 31

    Career vs. Opp 5 0-0-0 0 2

    Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-0

    10/12 vs CHI0

    10/12 vs CHI0

    10/12 vs CHI2

    10/12 vs CHI20:42

    10/12 vs CHI4

    10/12 vs CHI0

    10/12 vs CHI+0

    10/12 vs CHI

    Regular Season Career as a Blue: 80 GP, 9-24-33, 29 PIM

    2016-17 Home: 0 GP, 0-0-0, 0 PIM

    2016-17 Away: 1 GP, 0-0-0, 2 PIM

    Quick Hits

    -3rd highest on the team in TOI with 20:42 and had 4 shots on goal on Wednesday vs. Chicago

    -Appeared in this summers World Cup of Hockey with Team North America, posting 3 assists in 3 games

    -Led Rookies, ranked 2nd among d-men, and ranked 5th overall with a +28 rating last season

    -Ranked 2nd in rookie d-man scoring last season with 33 points (1. S. Gostisbehere 46 pts)

    -Led Blues rookies and shared 7th among all rookies with 24 assists last season

    -Tied a Blues rookie record with 3 game winning goals last season (Erik Johnson)

    #56: Magnus Paajarvi (L) 6' 3", 208 lbs. / Apr 12, 1991 (25 years and 6 months)

    Drafted: Edmonton's 1st round pick, 10th overall, in 2009Acquired: From Edmonton, along with a 2014 2nd round pick (Ivan Barbashev) and a2015 4th round pick, in exchange for David Perron and a 2015 3rd round pick on July10, 2013Last Goal: APR 3, 2016 @ COLORADO (3)Last Assist: APR 1, 2016 vs BOSTON (4)Career Shootouts: 0/5 (0%), 0 GDG

    GP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason - ----- - -Career 276 35-45-80 -38 54

    Career vs. Opp 19 3-1-4 -1 2

    Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -

    Regular Season Career as a Blue: 113 GP, 9-13-22, 20 PIM

    2016-17 Home: 0 GP, 0-0-0, 0 PIM

    2016-17 Away: 0 GP, 0-0-0, 0 PIM

    Quick Hits

    -Played in his 100th game as a Blue on Feb. 6 vs MIN

    -Recorded 4 points (1g, 3a) in his last 9 games last season

  • #57: David Perron (L) 6' 0", 200 lbs. / May 28, 1988 (28 years and 4 months)

    Drafted: By St. Louis in the first round (26th overall) in the 2007 NHL DraftAcquired: From Pittsburgh with Adam Clendening in exchange for Carl Hagelin, Jan.15, 2016Last Goal: MAR 5, 2016 @ LOS ANGELES (8)Last Assist: MAR 18, 2016 vs BOSTON (2)Career Shootouts: 16/46 (35%), 9 GDG

    GP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 1 0-0-0 0 0Career 571 141-191-332 3 446

    Career vs. Opp 22 8-8-16 8 16

    Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-0

    10/12 vs CHI0

    10/12 vs CHI0

    10/12 vs CHI0

    10/12 vs CHI17:21

    10/12 vs CHI4

    10/12 vs CHI1

    10/12 vs CHI+0

    10/12 vs CHI

    Regular Season Career as a Blue: 341 GP, 84-198, 232 PIM

    2016-17 Home: 0 GP, 0-0-0, 0 PIM

    2016-17 Away: 1 GP, 0-0-0, 0 PIM

    Quick Hits

    -Logged 17:21 TOI and had 4 shots on goal on Wednesday vs. Chicago

    -Spent 6 seasons with St. Louis at the beginning of his career before being traded to EDM on Jul. 10, 2013

    -Re-signed with the Blues as a free agent this offseason on Jul. 1, signing a two-year deal

    -Split his ninth NHL season with Anaheim and Pittsburgh, combining for 36 points (12 g, 24 a) with 62 PIM in 71 games last season

    #64: Nail Yakupov (R) 5' 11", 195 lbs. / Oct 6, 1993 (23 years)

    Drafted: Drafted by Edmonton Oilers - round 1 #1 overall 2012 NHL DraftAcquired: Drafted by Edmonton Oilers - round 1 #1 overall 2012 NHL DraftLast Goal: APR 6, 2016 vs VANCOUVER (2)Last Assist: APR 9, 2016 @ VANCOUVER (1)Career Shootouts: 1/6 (17%), 1 GDG

    GP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 1 0-0-0 0 0Career 253 50-61-111 -88 102

    Career vs. Opp 12 4-2-6 0 2

    Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-0

    10/12 vs CHI0

    10/12 vs CHI0

    10/12 vs CHI0

    10/12 vs CHI10:37

    10/12 vs CHI1

    10/12 vs CHI1

    10/12 vs CHI+0

    10/12 vs CHI

    Regular Season Career as a Blue: 1 GP, 0-0-0, 0 PIM

    2016-17 Home: 0 GP, 0-0-0, 0 PIM

    2016-17 Away: 1 GP, 0-0-0, 0 PIM

    Quick Hits

    -Played in his first career game with the Blues and logged 10:38 TOI

    -Traded to the Blues on Oct. 7 by the Oilers, for Zach Pochiro and a conditional draft pick

    -Was selected number 1 overall by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft

    #75: Ryan Reaves (R) 6' 1", 224 lbs. / Jan 20, 1987 (29 years and 8 months)

    Drafted: Blues' 5th round pick, 156th overall, in 2005Last Goal: MAR 6, 2016 @ MINNESOTA (14)Last Assist: MAR 14, 2016 @ CALGARY (10)Career Shootouts: 0/0 (0%), 0 GDG

    GP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 1 0-0-0 -1 0Career 340 20-18-38 -9 591

    Career vs. Opp 20 2-0-2 -1 15

    Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-0

    10/12 vs CHI0

    10/12 vs CHI0

    10/12 vs CHI0

    10/12 vs CHI6:11

    10/12 vs CHI1

    10/12 vs CHI3

    10/12 vs CHI--1

    10/12 vs CHI

    Regular Season Career as a Blue: 340 GP, 20-18-38, 591 PIM

    2016-17 Home: 0 GP, 0-0-0, 0 PIM

    2016-17 Away: 1 GP, 0-0-0, 0 PIM

    Quick Hits

    -Recorded 3 hits on Wednesday vs. Chicago

    -Ranked 2nd on the Blues and shared 26th in the NHL with 206 hits last season

    -Recorded at least 1 hit in 61 of the 64 games he played last season

  • #91: Vladimir Tarasenko (R) 6' 0", 219 lbs. / Dec 13, 1991 (24 years and 10 months)

    Drafted: Blues' 1st round pick, 16th overall, in 2010Last Goal: OCT 12, 2016 @ CHICAGOLast Assist: OCT 12, 2016 @ CHICAGOCareer Shootouts: 10/28 (36%), 3 GDG

    GP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason 1 2-1-3 1 0Career 260 108-104-212 56 94

    Career vs. Opp 13 5-7-12 5 2

    Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-2

    10/12 vs CHI1

    10/12 vs CHI3

    10/12 vs CHI0

    10/12 vs CHI19:35

    10/12 vs CHI5

    10/12 vs CHI1

    10/12 vs CHI+1

    10/12 vs CHI

    Regular Season Career as a Blue: 260 GP, 108-104-212, 94 PIM

    2016-17 Home: 0 GP, 0-0-0, 0 PIM

    2016-17 Away: 1 GP, 2-1-3, 0 PIM

    Quick Hits

    -Scored his frist 2 goals of the year and recorded an assist on Wednesday vs. Chicago

    -Appeared in this summers World Cup of Hockey for Team Russia, posting 2 goals in 4 games

    -Led the Blues in goals (40) and points (74) last season, which were both career highs

    -One of 4 players in the NHL to reach 40 goals last season (Ovechkin, Kane, Benn)

    -Shared 8th in the NHL with 12 power play goals last season

    -Led the league with 28 goals vs the Western Conference last season

    -Lead Blues and shared 11th in the league with 7 game winning goals last season

  • Wild Media Resources: wild.com/pressbox and @mnwildPRAudio Files of Player Pronunciations: wild.com/pronunciations2016-17 Wild Media Guide: wild.com/teamguide NEXT GAMES (all times Central)10/15 vs. WPG 6 p.m. FSN, KFAN 100.3 FM10/18 vs. LA 7 p.m. FSN, KFAN 100.3 FM10/20 vs. TOR 7 p.m. FSN, KFAN 100.3 FM WILD INJURIES2015-16 TOTAL MAN GAMES LOST: 136 RECENT TRANSACTIONS10/11 Claimed F Teemu Pulkkinen off waivers from Detroit. Assigned F Christoph Bertschy, F Joel Eriksson Ek and G AlexStalock to Iowa (AHL)10/6 Assigned F Tyler Graovac to Iowa (AHL)10/5 Assigned F Kurtis Gabriel, F Jordan Schroeder, F Alex Tuch and D Hunter Warner to Iowa (AHL) UPCOMING MILESTONESZach Parise 299 career goalsDevan Dubnyk 298 career games WILD VS. BLUESAll-Time Wild Record: 27-21-13 (17-8-6 at Xcel Energy Center, 10-13-7 at St. Louis)2015-16: Minnesota went 2-2-1 against St. Louis last seasonThe Wild won the first contest 3-2 in its Home Opener (10/10) beforeplaying the next three games at Scottrade Center earning a 3-2 overtime loss (10/31), a 3-1 victory (12/21) and a 4-1 loss (2/6)Minnesota fell 4-2 in the final meeting of the season in Saint Paul (3/6)C Charlie Coyle led the Wild with five points (2-3=5)DRyan Suter notched four points (1-3=4)C Erik Haula (2-1=3), LW Zach Parise (1-2=3) and LW Thomas Vanek (1-2=3) each ownedthree pointsG Devan Dubnyk went 2-2-1 with a 2.85 GAA and a .902 SV% in five startsG Darcy Kuemper stopped all 18 shotsfaced in 27:55 of relief in the fifth contestLW Alexan-der Steen (2-3=5) led the Blues with five pointsC Paul Stastny had four points(1-2=4)G Jake Allen went 2-2-0 with a 2.24 GAA and a .918 SV% in four startsG Brian Elliott went 1-0-0 with a 1.00 GAA and a.974 SV% in one start.WILD LEADERS: C Mikko Koivu owns 28 points (7-21=28) in 41 games against St. LouisSuter has 28 points (3-25=28) in 58matchesRW Chris Stewart has 16 points (9-7=16) in 16 gamesParise owns 14 points (10-4=14) in 20 contestsCoyle has 11points (2-9=11) in 16 gamesRW Jason Pominville owns 10 points (4-6=10) in 21 matches.WILD GOALIES: Dubnyk is 4-10-1 with a 3.68 GAA and a .877 SV% in 15 career starts vs. the BluesKuemper is 0-1-0 with a 3.38GAA and a .882 SV% in three games (one start).BLUES LEADERS: Stastny leads the Blues with 35 points (12-23=35) in 54 contests against MinnesotaSteen has 20 points (5-15=20) in 27 contestsC Patrik Berglund has 15 points (8-7=15) in 29 matchupsLW David Perron owns 14 points (8-6=14) in 20games.BLUES GOALIES: Allen is 3-2-0 with a 2.28 GAA and a .919 SV% in six games (five starts) vs. the WildG Carter Hutton is 2-0-1with a 1.98 GAA and a .936 SV% in three career starts.CONNECTIONS: Wild Assistant Coach Scott Stevens played one sea-son with St. Louis, collecting 49 points (5-44=49) and 150 PIM in78 games (1990-91)Stewart skated in 211 games with the Blues in parts of four seasons, recording 115 points (63-52=115) and 276PIM (2010-14)Blues Associate Coach Mike Yeo served as the Wilds Head Coach for parts of five seasons (2011-16), posting a 173-132-44 record and led Minnesota to the Stanley Cup Playoffs three consecutive seasonsBlues Assistant Coach Rick Wilson servedas an assistant coach for the Wild for six seasons (2010- 16)C Kyle Brodziak played six seasons with Minnesota (2009- 15), totaling169 points (72-97=169) in 446 games.FAST FACTS: The Wild has earned points in eight of its last 12 con-tests against the Blues (5-4-3)Minnesota is 4-5-3 in the last 12games in St. Louis, including five extra-session contests...The Wild topped the Blues in the first round of the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs,clinching the series victory with a Game 6 win in Saint Paul marking the first time Minnesota won a playoff series on home ice.

    Minnesota Wild: Media Notes

  • 13 Things to Know: 1. Minnesota has posted a winning mark of 9-4-2 all-time in season openers (including a tie in 2001-02), the highest points percentagein season openers of any team in NHL history (0.667). The Wild is 4-0-1 in its last five season openers, dating back to 2011-12.Thursdays contest marks the first time Minnesota has faced St. Louis in its season opener. 2. For the sixth time in team history, Minnesota opens the season as the road team. Coupled with last seasons opener in Colorado,Minnesota starts the season on the road in back-to-back seasons for the second time in team history, after the teams first two seasonsin 2000 and 2001. Minnesota is 1-3-1 in season openers as the road team, going 8-1-1 all-time when opening the season as the hometeam. 3. Bruce Boudreau starts his first season with the Wild after being named the fourth head coach in team history on May 7. In nineseasons in the NHL, he has coached his team to a division title eight times. With a career NHL coaching record of 409-192-80, he leadsactive NHL coaches in win percentage (.659). He became the fastest coach in NHL history to reach the 400-win milestone (663 games)on March 5. 4. Joining assistant coach Darby Hendrickson and goalie coach Bob Mason on the Wild this season are assistant coaches JohnAnderson and Scott Stevens. Anderson and Boudreau have been friends since they were teammates on the Toronto Marlboros(1973-75), and playing on three other teams together, but this marks their first time coaching together. Anderson has coached in boththe NHL and AHL, most recently serving as head coach of the AHLs Chicago Wolves the last three seasons. Stevens served inmultiple roles on New Jerseys coaching staff for two seasons (2012-14), after posting 908 points (196-712=908), 2,785 PIM and aplus-393 rating in 1,635 career NHL games from 1982-2004 before retiring in 2005. The blueliner captained New Jersey to threeStanley Cup Championships and was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2007. 5. Zach Parise sits at 299 career goals, posting 619 points and a plus-87 rating in 761 games since entering the NHL 2005. In lastyears season opener in Colorado, Parise scored three goals to lead Minnesotas comeback win his first of an NHL-best three hattricks last season. 6. Eric Staal joins Minnesota with 781 NHL points (325-456=781) in 929 career games one of four NHL players who have played atleast 900 games while tallying at least 300 goals, 400 assists and 700 points since entering the NHL in 2003-04 (Iginla, Marleau, D.Sedin). After being drafted by Carolina second overall in 2003, he played 12 seasons with the Hurricanes before being traded to theNew York Rangers for 20 games last season. He signed a three-year contract ($10.5 million) with the Wild on July 1. 7. Chris Stewart has 16 points (9-7=16) in 16 career games against St. Louis, where he played parts of four seasons. He returned toMinnesota as a free agent on July 1, previously playing 20 games with the Wild (3-8=11) in 2014-15. Stewart totaled 20 points (8-12=20) with Boudreau in Anaheim last season. 8. Minnesota claimed Teemu Pulkkinen off waivers from Detroit Tuesday, joining fellow Finnesotans Mikael Granlund, Erik Haulaand Mikko Koivu. Minnesota leads the NHL with four Finland natives on its current roster. Pulkkinen won a silver medal with Finlandteammates Granlund and Koivu at this years World Championship. He also played alongside Granlund during a fourth-place finish atthe 2012 World Junior Championship, totaling 10 points (6-4=10) in seven games, second only to Granlunds 11 points (2-9=11).Pulkkinen led Finland with nine points (3-6=9) in six games at the 2011 World Junior Championship, followed by Haulas seven points(4-3=7). 9. Minnesota has posted an all-time 78-53-25 record for the month of October, including a 19-9-5 record in the last three seasons - T-3rd fewest October losses in the NHL since 2013. Since its inception in 2000, the Wild ranks eighth amongst NHL teams for Octoberpoints (181), T9th in wins and 10th in win percentage (.580). Wild goaltenders lead the NHL since 2000 with the highest savepercentage (.914) in October, second in fewest-goals allowed (383) and T2nd with 14 shutouts. 10. Zach Parise and Eric Staal rank T-11th amongst active NHL players with 47 October goals each in their careers, while Staal ranks10th in shots (409) and T-17th in points (98). Ryan Suter ranks T-4th amongst active NHL defensemen in assists (50) and points (61)for the month of October. 11. Minnesotas roster on opening night has four changes from last seasons opening roster: forwards Teemu Pulkkinen, Eric Staal,Chris Stewart and defenseman Mike Reilly fill the spots vacated by forwards Ryan Carter, Tyler Graovac, Chris Porter and ThomasVanek since last October.

  • 12. The Wilds roster features 11 first-round draft picks: forwards Charlie Coyle (No. 28, 2010, SJ), Mikael Granlund (No. 9, 2010,MIN), Mikko Koivu (No. 6, 2001, MIN), Nino Niederreiter (No.5, 2010, NYI), Zach Parise (No. 17, 2003, NJ), Eric Staal (No. 2, 2003,CAR), Chris Stewart (No. 18, 2006, COL), defensemen Jonas Brodin (No.10, 2011, MIN), Matt Dumba (No. 7, 2012, MIN) and RyanSuter (No. 7, 2003, NSH) and goaltender Devan Dubnyk (No. 14, 2004, EDM). 13. Minnesota advanced to the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the fourth straight season in 2015-16 the longest streak in franchise history.The Wild is one of seven teams to qualify for the playoffs in each of the last four seasons: Anaheim, Chicago, Detroit, New YorkRangers, Pittsburgh and St. Louis. WILD PRONUNCIATION GUIDE Listen at wild.com/pronunciations#5 - Christian Folin (FOE-lin) #6 - Marco Scandella (skan-DEHL-a) #9 - Mikko Koivu (MEE-koh KOY-voo) #11 - Zach Parise (pah-REE-see) #16 - Jason Zucker (zook-er) #17 - Teemu Pulkkinen (TEE-moo PUHL-kih-nuhn) #20 - Ryan Suter (SOO-tuhr) #22 - Nino Niederreiter (NEE-noh NEE-duhr-righ-tuhr) #24 - Matt Dumba (DUHM-ba) #25 - Jonas Brodin (JOE-nuhs broh-DEEN) #27 - Zac Dalpe (dahl-pee) #35 - Darcy Kuemper (KEHM-puhr) #39 - Nate Prosser (PRAW-suhr) #40 - Devan Dubnyk (DOOB-nihk) #46 - Jared Spurgeon (SPUHR-juhn) #56 - Erik Haula (HALL-la) #64 - Mikael Granlund (mih-KIGH-ehl GRAN-lund)

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  • Bruce Boudreau (boo-DROH) was named Head Coach of the Minnesota Wild on May 7, 2016. He is 409-192-80 (.659) in nine seasons as anNHL head coach and has led his team to a division title eight times. Boudreau became the fastest coach in NHL history to reach the 400-winmilestone (663 games) on March 5, 2016, and leads active NHL coaches in win percentage. He compiled a record of 208-104-40 (.647) asHead Coach of Anaheim (2011-16) and led the Ducks to the Pacific Division title four straight seasons (2012-16). Boudreau went 201-88-40(.672) as Head Coach of the Washington Capitals, winning the Southeast Division four times (2007-11) and the 2008 Jack Adams Award. Hebecame the fastest coach in modern day NHL history to win 200 games on Nov. 11, 2011, recorded more wins (184) in his first 300 NHL gamesthan any NHL coach and is the seventh coach in NHL history to win 200-plus games with multiple teams. Boudreau recorded 70 points in 141NHL games with Toronto and Chicago (1976-86).

    Minnesota Wild: Head Coach and Player BiosHead Coach: Bruce Boudreau

    #35: Darcy Kuemper (G) 6' 5", 215 lbs. / May 5, 1990 (26 years and 5 months)

    KEHM-puhrDrafted: by Minnesota in sixth round (161st overall) of 2009 NHL Entry Draft5th NHL / 5th MIN SeasonLast Win: FEB 18, 2016 @ EDMONTON (5)Last SO: JAN 21, 2016 @ LOS ANGELES (10)Career Shootouts: 15/24 (.625), 3-3

    GP W-L-OT SO GAA SV%Season - ----- -Career 84 33-29-11 7 2.47 .912

    Career vs. Opp 3 0-1-0 0 3.38 .882

    Season Highs: Shots Saves- -

    2015-16 HIGHLIGHTS*Went 4-0-4 to become first Wild goalie to register at least a point in eight consecutive decisions from start of season (10/16-12/22)*Stopped all 32 shots in 3-0 win at LA (1/21)*Established a career-best seven-game point streak (4-0-3, 11/28-12/22)*Stopped all 25 shots in 2-0 win at SJ (12/12)*Stopped all nine shots faced in 29:05 of TOI in relief of injured Dubnyk to earn win vs. COL (12/5)*Made 35 saves in 2-1 OTL at LA (10/16)

    #40: Devan Dubnyk (G) 6' 6", 213 lbs. / May 4, 1986 (30 years and 5 months)

    DOOB-nihkDrafted: by Edmonton in first round (14th overall) of 2004 NHL Entry DraftAcquired: from Arizona (1/14/15) in exchange for third-round pick in 2015 NHLEntry Draft8th NHL / 3rd MIN SeasonLast Win: MAR 29, 2016 vs CHICAGO (5)Last SO: MAR 26, 2016 @ COLORADO (6)Career Shootouts: 76/118 (.644), 16-18

    GP W-L-OT SO GAA SV%Season - ----- -Career 298 129-117-32 19 2.61 .915

    Career vs. Opp 15 4-10-1 0 3.68 .878

    Season Highs: Shots Saves- -

    2016-17 HIGHLIGHTS*Two games shy of 300

    2015-16 HIGHLIGHTS*Set career highs in games played, minutes and saves*Ranked T-1st in NHL in games played, third in TOI, T-4th in shutouts and 10th in wins*Games played total ranked second in franchise history and win total ranked third*Named NHL 2nd Star of March after going 10-2-1 with a 2.06 GAA, a .927 SV% and one shutout in 14 games*Tied career-high with six-game winning streak posting a 1.30 GAA and a .957 SV% (3/19-3/29)*Made season-high 38 saves in 2-1 win vs. LA (3/22)*Participated in first NHL All-Star Game (1/31)*Logged a shutout streak of 165:23 (12/1-12/17) - 1:26 shy of career best set in 2013*Recorded 100th career NHL win at ARI (10/15)

    Since 1/15/15:*59-35-8 with a 2.13 GAA, a .925 SV% and 10 shutouts in 106 games with Wild*Leads NHL in games and shutouts, third in wins, GAA and SV% (minimum 50 games)

  • #3: Charlie Coyle (C) 6' 3", 221 lbs. / Mar 2, 1992 (24 years and 7 months)

    Drafted: by San Jose in first round (28th overall) of 2010 NHL Entry DraftAcquired: from San Jose with Devin Setoguchi and a 2011 first round pick (ZackPhillips) in exchange for Brent Burns and a 2012 second round pick on June 24, 20115th NHL / 5th MIN SeasonLast Goal: MAR 1, 2016 vs COLORADO (18)Last Assist: MAR 24, 2016 vs CALGARY (7)Career Shootouts: 5/11 (45%), 3 GDG

    GP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason - ----- - -Career 271 52-69-121 10 116

    Career vs. Opp 16 2-9-11 1 2

    Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -

    2015-16 HIGHLIGHTS

    *Set career highs in goals, points, shots, TOI/game, blocked shots and takeaways (36)

    *Ranked second on team in goals, third in hits and sixth in scoring

    *Recorded a career-best, 4-game assist streak (0-4=4, 3/12-3/19)

    *Tallied a 3-game goal streak (3-0=3, 2/15-2/18)

    *Notched goal and skated career-high 22:50 vs. WSH (2/11)

    *Registered a career-best, 4-game goal streak (4-0=4, 1/21-2/2)

    *Recorded 2 pts (1-1=2) and career-best plus-3 rating vs. DAL (12/21)

    *Registered season-high six hits at CAR (11/12)

    #4: Mike Reilly (D) 6' 2", 193 lbs. / Jul 13, 1993 (23 years and 3 months)

    Drafted: by Columbus in fourth round (98th overall) of 2011 NHL Entry DraftAcquired: signed by Minnesota as a free agent (7/1/15)2nd NHL / 2nd MIN SeasonLast Goal: FEB 13, 2016 vs BOSTON (22)Last Assist: MAR 29, 2016 vs CHICAGO (3)Career Shootouts: 0/0 (0%), 0 GDG

    GP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason - ----- - -Career 29 1-6-7 -4 8

    Career vs. Opp 1 0-0-0 -1 0

    Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -

    2015-16 HIGHLIGHTS:

    *Tallied assist in consecutive games (0-3=3, 2/18, 2/21) for first career point streak

    *Skated career-high 16:17 and registered assist vs. CHI (2/21)

    *Recorded career-highs with first two NHL assists and plus-2 rating at EDM (2/18) for first career multi-point game)

    *Tallied first career NHL goal (and point) vs. BOS (2/13, Gustavsson)

    *Made NHL debut at DAL (1/9)

    *Notched 23 points (5-18=23) in 45 games with Iowa (AHL)

    #5: Christian Folin (D) 6' 3", 204 lbs. / Feb 9, 1991 (25 years and 8 months)

    FOE-linDrafted: undraftedAcquired: signed by Minnesota as a free agent (3/31/14)4th NHL / 4th MIN SeasonLast Goal: MAR 19, 2015 vs WASHINGTON (27)Last Assist: APR 9, 2016 vs CALGARYCareer Shootouts: 0/0 (0%), 0 GDG

    GP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason - ----- - -Career 67 2-13-15 5 24

    Career vs. Opp 4 0-1-1 0 2

    Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -

    2015-16 HIGHLIGHTS

    *Notched four hits and three blocked shots in 15:40 of TOI at PHI (2/25)

    *Skated season-high 20:02 and tallied career-best four shots at CGY (2/17)

    *Notched season-high plus-2 rating at COL (10/8) and at VAN (2/15)

    *Tied career best with four blocked shots at CAR (11/12)

    *Registered career-high five hits at LA (10/16)

    *Recorded 13 points (4-9=13) in 28 games with Iowa (AHL)

  • #6: Marco Scandella (D) 6' 3", 208 lbs. / Feb 23, 1990 (26 years and 7 months)

    skan-DEHL-aDrafted: by Minnesota in second round (55th overall) of 2008 NHL Entry Draft7th NHL / 7th MIN SeasonLast Goal: JAN 7, 2016 vs PHILADELPHIA (40)Last Assist: MAR 31, 2016 vs OTTAWA (4)Career Shootouts: 0/0 (0%), 0 GDG

    GP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason - ----- - -Career 302 23-53-76 -8 123

    Career vs. Opp 16 1-0-1 -4 10

    Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -

    2015-16 HIGHLIGHTS

    *Established career highs in assists and shots

    *Ranked third on team in TOI/game (20:42) and fourth in blocked shots

    *Tied career best with a plus-4 rating vs. COL (3/1)

    *Skated season-high 25:53 at STL (2/6)

    *Recorded season-high five shots at NSH (1/16) and at NYR (2/5)

    *Notched season-high five blocked shots vs. TOR (12/3) and at COL (12/7)

    *Tallied PPG and attempted 12 shots vs. NSH (11/5)

    CAREER HIGHLIGHT

    *Ranks T-1st in career Stanley Cup Playoff games and goals amongst team defensemen, second in shots on goal and third in scoring

    #7: Chris Stewart (R) 6' 2", 239 lbs. / Oct 30, 1987 (28 years and 11 months)

    Drafted: by Colorado in the first round (18th overall) of the 2006 NHL Entry DraftAcquired: signed by Minnesota as a free agent (7/1/16)9th NHL / 2nd MIN SeasonLast Goal: FEB 9, 2016 @ PHILADELPHIA (10)Last Assist: APR 9, 2016 @ COLORADO (1)Career Shootouts: 7/22 (32%), 4 GDG

    GP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason - ----- - -Career 519 137-147-284 -43 608

    Career vs. Opp 16 9-7-16 1 18

    Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -

    2015-16 HIGHLIGHTS

    *Earned his third career multi-point playoff game with two points (1-1=2) and was a career-best plus-2 in game 3 at NSH (4/19)

    *Missed 19 games due to a fractured jaw suffered on Feb. 11. Tallied six points (2-4=6) and plus-6 rating in nine games prior to injury

    *Skated in his 500th NHL game vs. OTT (1/13)

    *Set season-highs with 10 PIM at PIT (2/8), four shots at DET (1/23/16) and five hits at NYI (12/21)

    *Tallied season-high three points (1-2=3) and tied career-best with plus-3 rating vs. NSH (11/1)

    2014-15 HIGHLIGHTS

    *Played in a career-high 81 games

    *Tallied 11 points (3-8=11), 25 PIM, 28 hits and a plus-4 rating in 20 games with Minnesota after being acquired in a trade from Buffalo (3/2/15)

    #9: Mikko Koivu (C) 6' 3", 215 lbs. / Mar 12, 1983 (33 years and 7 months)

    MEE-koh KOY-vooDrafted: by Minnesota in first round (6th overall) of 2001 NHL Entry Draft12th NHL / 12th MIN SeasonLast Goal: MAR 22, 2016 vs LOS ANGELES (8)Last Assist: APR 3, 2016 @ WINNIPEG (2)Career Shootouts: 39/94 (41%), 16 GDG

    GP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason - ----- - -Career 763 161-395-556 34 462

    Career vs. Opp 41 7-21-28 -2 30

    Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -

    2016-17 HIGHLIGHTS

    *Five assists shy of 400

    2015-16 HIGHLIGHTS

    *Served as captain for Finland at 2016 World Cup of Hockey

    *Set franchise record winning 27 faceoffs in Game 6 vs. DAL (4/24)

    *Scored two GWG in playoffs including game-tying goal in third period and overtime winner in Game 5 at DAL (4/22)

    *Led team in scoring and PPG (career high), ranked 2nd in assists, 5th in goals

    *Ranked 4th in NHL in faceoffs won and 6th in faceoffs taken

    *Tallied 3 assists in 1st period vs. CGY (3/24) - 3rd player in franchise history to tally 3 assists in period

    *Skated in 744th career game vs. FLA (2/28) passing Nick Schultz to become franchise leader in games played

    *Recorded career-high, 8-game point streak (3-7=10, 10/15-10/30/15)

  • #11: Zach Parise (L) 5' 11", 196 lbs. / Jul 28, 1984 (32 years and 2 months)

    pah-REE-seeDrafted: by New Jersey in first round (17th overall) of 2003 NHL Entry DraftAcquired: signed as a free agent by Minnesota (7/4/12)12th NHL / 5th MIN SeasonLast Goal: MAR 31, 2016 vs OTTAWA (3)Last Assist: APR 3, 2016 @ WINNIPEG (1)Career Shootouts: 40/95 (42%), 12 GDG

    GP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason - ----- - -Career 761 299-320-619 87 300

    Career vs. Opp 20 10-4-14 -7 16

    Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -

    2016-17 HIGHLIGHTS

    *One goal shy of 300

    2015-16 HIGHLIGHTS

    *Played for Team USA at 2016 World Cup of Hockey

    *Led team in shots, goals and GWG (T-11th in NHL), ranked second in scoring and PPG and fourth in assists

    *Led NHL with three hat tricks (vs. CGY 3/24; at CBJ 1/5; at COL 10/8)

    *Tallied 3 goals in 11:12 span of the 1st period vs. CGY (3/24) to become first player in franchise history to tally 3 goals in a period and set a franchise

    record for fastest 3 goals

    *Tallied 600th career NHL point with two assists at CGY (2/17)

    *Missed final game of regular season and playoffs with an upper body injury

    CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

    *Since entering the NHL in 2005-06, ranks eighth in shots, T-8th in GWG, 12th in goals and 17th in PPG amongst active players

    *Franchises all-time leader in Stanley Cup Playoff scoring and assists, third in goals and shots

    #12: Eric Staal (C) 6' 4", 208 lbs. / Oct 29, 1984 (31 years and 11 months)

    Drafted: by Carolina in the first round (2nd overall) of 2003 NHL Entry DraftAcquired: signed by Minnesota as a free agent (7/1/16)13th NHL / 1st MIN SeasonLast Goal: MAR 27, 2016 vs PITTSBURGH (6)Last Assist: APR 2, 2016 vs BUFFALO (4)Career Shootouts: 5/23 (22%), 4 GDG

    GP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason - ----- - -Career 929 325-456-781 -56 680

    Career vs. Opp 14 6-3-9 -3 14

    Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -

    2015-16 HIGHLIGHTS

    *Led NHL with a 62.2% faceoff percentage in playoffs (min. 70 faceoffs)

    *Ranked second in the NHL in games played (83) and T-11th with 62 takeaways

    *Set a career-high with a 53.0 % faceoff win percentage (444 of 842). Has won over 50% of faceoffs taken in each of the last five seasons

    *Hit total was most since 2010-11

    CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

    *Member of the Triple Gold Club having won the Stanley Cup in 2006, a gold medal with Canada at the 2007 World Championship and 2010 Olympics

    One of four NHL players who have played at least 900 games and tallied at least 300 goals, 400 assists and 700 points since entering the NHL in 2003-

    04 (Iginla, Marleau and D. Sedin)

    Only player in NHL history who has played at least one game with three different brothers in his career (Jared, Jordan and Marc)

  • #16: Jason Zucker (L) 5' 11", 187 lbs. / Jan 16, 1992 (24 years and 8 months)

    zook-erDrafted: by Minnesota in second round (59th overall) of 2010 NHL Entry Draft6th NHL / 6th MIN SeasonLast Goal: MAR 19, 2016 vs CAROLINA (8)Last Assist: FEB 13, 2016 vs BOSTON (17)Career Shootouts: 0/0 (0%), 0 GDG

    GP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason - ----- - -Career 169 42-19-61 -9 50

    Career vs. Opp 7 1-1-2 -1 0

    Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -

    2015-16 HIGHLIGHTS

    *Set career highs in games played, assists, shots, hits, takeaways, blocked shots and TOI/game

    *Scored 16 seconds into third period vs. CAR (3/19)...first player to score a goal in the first 20 seconds of a period 3 times in a season since 2006-07

    (Dustin Brown)

    *Tallied 2 pts (1-1=2) including goal 18 seconds into game vs. CHI (10/30)

    *Scored 10 seconds into game at WPG (10/25) to set franchise record for fastest goal to start a game

    *First player to score goal in first 20 seconds of two games in the same month since March 2001 (Joe Sakic)

    *Skated career-high 22:09 at DAL (11/14)

    *Tallied career-high, seven-game point streak (3-5=8, 10/22-11/5)

    #17: Teemu Pulkkinen (L) 5' 10", 185 lbs. / Jan 2, 1992 (24 years and 9 months)

    TEE-moo PUHL-kih-nuhnDrafted: by Detroit in fourth round (111th overall) of 2010 NHL Entry DraftAcquired: claimed off waivers from Dertoit (10/11/16)4th NHL / 1st MIN SeasonLast Goal: NOV 21, 2015 @ ST. LOUIS (16)Last Assist: JAN 23, 2016 vs ANAHEIM (8)Career Shootouts: 0/0 (0%), 0 GDG

    GP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason - ----- - -Career 70 11-9-20 7 26

    Career vs. Opp 4 1-1-2 -1 2

    Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -

    2015-16 HIGHLIGHTS

    *Earned silver medal with Finland teammates Mikko Koivu and Mikael Granlund at 2016 World Championship

    *Limited to 36 games in first full NHL season due to injury

    *Tallied two points (1-1-2) including GWG in OT at STL (11/21)

    *Recorded two goals at CAR (10/10)

    CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

    *Scored first career NHL goal vs. MIN (1/20/15, Dubnyk)

    *Tallied 34-27=61 in 46 games with Grand Rapids...named to 2015 AHL First-Team All-Star...led AHL in goals

    *Recorded 31-28=59 in 71 AHL games in 2013-14...named to 2014 AHL All-Rookie Team

    *Skated in 14 playoff games to help Grand Rapids win 2013 Calder Cup

    *Named 2011 SM-Liiga Rookie of the Year

    *Represented Finland at 2011, 2012 World Junior Championships (9-10=19 in 13 games) and 2009, 2010 World U-18 Championships (17-11=28 in 12

    games)...Named best forward by IIHF in 2010 tournament

  • #20: Ryan Suter (D) 6' 2", 206 lbs. / Jan 21, 1985 (31 years and 8 months)

    SOO-tuhrDrafted: by Nashville in first round (7th overall) of 2003 NHL Entry DraftAcquired: signed by Minnesota as a free agent (7/4/12)12th NHL / 5th MIN SeasonLast Goal: MAR 6, 2016 vs ST. LOUIS (15)Last Assist: APR 1, 2016 @ DETROIT (3)Career Shootouts: 0/0 (0%), 0 GDG

    GP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason - ----- - -Career 831 60-342-402 77 532

    Career vs. Opp 58 3-25-28 16 28

    Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -

    2015-16 HIGHLIGHTS

    *Served as assistant captain for Team USA at 2016 World Cup of Hockey

    *Ranked fourth in the NHL in TOI/game (29:17) and T-1st on team in plus/minus rating during Stanley Cup Playoffs

    *Set franchise records in points, assists and shots by defenseman in a season

    *Set career highs in points, assists, shots and blocked shots

    *Ranked 2nd in the NHL in TOI/game (28:35)

    *Ranked 7th in assists, T-9th in scoring and 14th in shots amongst NHL defensemen

    *Skated season-high 34:43 (highest TOI in a regulation game in his career) and tallied 2 pts (1-1=2) vs. WSH (2/11)

    *Registered career-high 8 shots at FLA (1/3)

    CAREER HIGHLIGHT

    *Ranks first in the NHL in TOI/game (26:46), third in assists, T-5th in games played and eighth in scoring and in power play points (141) amongst NHL

    defensemen since 2008-09

    #22: Nino Niederreiter (R) 6' 2", 211 lbs. / Sep 8, 1992 (24 years and 1 month)

    NEE-noh NEE-duhr-righ-tuhrDrafted: by New York Islanders in first round (5th overall) of 2010 NHL Entry DraftAcquired: from the New York Islanders in exchange for Cal Clutterbuck and a 2013third-round draft pick (Eamon McAam) on June 30, 20136th NHL / 4th MIN SeasonLast Goal: MAR 29, 2016 vs CHICAGO (5)Last Assist: MAR 29, 2016 vs CHICAGO (5)Career Shootouts: 1/5 (20%), 1 GDG

    GP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason - ----- - -Career 307 60-59-119 -7 128

    Career vs. Opp 15 3-2-5 -1 4

    Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -

    2015-16 HIGHLIGHTS

    *Played for Team Europe at 2016 World Cup of Hockey

    *Led team in assists, ranked second in scoring (1-5=6) and shots on goal and third in hits during playoffs

    *Set career highs in games played, points, assists, shots and TOI/game

    *Ranked 3rd on team in goals, 4th in hits, 5th in shots, scoring and plus/minus during regular season

    *Notched a career-best, 5-game point streak (4-3=7, 3/12-3/20)

    *Recorded a career-best, 3-game goal streak (3-1=4, 3/12-3/17)

    *Tallied career-high 8 shots and recorded 100th career NHL point at NYI (2/2)

    *Recorded career-high 8 hits vs. NJ (1/10)

    *Registered 5 hits and skated career-high 20:30 vs. NSH (11/5)

    CAREER HIGHLIGHT

    *Ranks first in franchise history with three GWG in Stanley Cup Playoffs

  • #24: Matt Dumba (D) 6' 0", 183 lbs. / Jul 25, 1994 (22 years and 2 months)

    DUHM-baDrafted: by Minnesota in first round (No. 7 overall) of 2012 NHL Entry Draft4th NHL / 4th MIN SeasonLast Goal: MAR 6, 2016 vs ST. LOUIS (14)Last Assist: MAR 31, 2016 vs OTTAWA (3)Career Shootouts: 0/0 (0%), 0 GDG

    GP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason - ----- - -Career 152 19-25-44 9 63

    Career vs. Opp 8 2-1-3 2 6

    Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -

    2015-16 HIGHLIGHTS

    *Set career highs in goals, assists, points, shots, PIM, hits, blocked shots and games played

    *Ranked T-3rd on team in PPG and 4th in PIM

    *Ranked second amongst team defensemen in goals and shots and third in scoring

    *Ranked T-8th in PPG and T-13th in GWG amongst NHL defensemen

    *Skated career-high 26:52 vs. OTT (3/31)

    *Had career-best, five-game point streak (2-4=6, 2/2-2/9)

    *Registered 9 shots at TB (1/2) to set a franchise record for most shots in a game by a defenseman

    *Tallied GWG in consecutive games (12/3, 12/5) for first career goal streak

    #25: Jonas Brodin (D) 6' 1", 193 lbs. / Jul 12, 1993 (23 years and 3 months)

    JOE-nuhs broh-DEENDrafted: by Minnesota in first round (10th overall) of 2011 NHL Entry Draft5th NHL / 5th MIN SeasonLast Goal: APR 1, 2016 @ DETROIT (3)Last Assist: JAN 23, 2016 @ SAN JOSE (21)Career Shootouts: 0/0 (0%), 0 GDG

    GP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason - ----- - -Career 263 15-39-54 19 58

    Career vs. Opp 16 1-2-3 2 4

    Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -

    2015-16 HIGHLIGHTS

    *Ranked T-1st on team with a plus-3 rating in playoffs and T-2nd amongst team defensemen in scoring

    *Registered first career Stanley Cup Playoff goal and multi-point game (1-1=2) in Game 6 vs. DAL (4/24, Lehtonen)

    *Ranked third on team in blocked shots and fourth in TOI/game

    *Skated season-high 27:44 at WPG (4/4)

    *Recorded goal and plus-2 rating in 25:45 of TOI at DET (4/1)

    *Tied career high with six blocked shots at CBJ (1/5)

    *Tallied goal, three blocked shots and season-high four shots vs. NSH (11/21)

    CAREER HIGHLIGHT

    *Ranks T-1st in career playoff games amongst team defensemen

    #27: Zac Dalpe (C) 6' 2", 199 lbs. / Nov 1, 1989 (26 years and 11 months)

    dahl-peeDrafted: by Carolina in second round (45th overall) of 2008 NHL Entry DraftAcquired: signed by Minnesota as a free agent (7/1/15)7th NHL / 2nd MIN SeasonLast Goal: APR 9, 2016 vs CALGARYLast Assist: MAR 30, 2015 @ ARIZONA (8)Career Shootouts: 0/2 (0%), 0 GDG

    GP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason - ----- - -Career 119 11-10-21 -28 14

    Career vs. Opp 2 1-0-1 0 0

    Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -

    2015-16 HIGHLIGHTS

    *Skated 10:25 in Stanley Cup Playoff debut in Game 1 at DAL (4/14)...Also appeared in Games 3 and 4 vs. Dallas

    *Tallied goal and won 5-of-8 faceoffs vs. CGY (4/9)

    *Skated 9:39 and registered two shots, three hits and won 6-of-9 faceoffs in Wild debut vs. SJ (4/5)

    *Only appeared in eight games with Iowa (AHL) due to injury

    *Played in Iowa's first game but did not play again until Feb. 18 following surgery to repair a torn labrum in his left hip on Nov. 5

    *Played in four games before suffering a knee injury on Feb. 24

    *Returned to action on March 30 and appeared in three games before being recalled by Minnesota on April 4

  • #28: Victor Bartley (D) (*Injured) 6' 0", 217 lbs. / Feb 17, 1988 (28 years and 7 months)

    Drafted: undraftedAcquired: signed by Minnesota as a free agent (7/1/16)5th NHL / 1st MIN SeasonLast Goal: MAR 21, 2014 @ CALGARY (57)Last Assist: MAR 3, 2015 @ NEW JERSEY (12)Career Shootouts: 0/0 (0%), 0 GDG

    GP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason - ----- - -Career 121 1-22-23 5 61

    Career vs. Opp 5 0-0-0 -7 8

    Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -

    2016-17 HIGHLIGHTS

    *Placed on IR 10/11 due to a triceps injury

    2015-16 HIGHLIGHTS

    *Played in one game with Nashville and 14 contests with Milwaukee Admirals before being traded to the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for Stefan Elliott

    (1/15/16)

    *Later that day he was then traded to the Montreal Canadiens along with John Scott in exchange for Jarred Tinordi and Stefan Fournier

    *Skated in nine games with Montreal and 10 contests with the St. Johns IceCaps

    #29: Jason Pominville (R) 6' 0", 181 lbs. / Nov 30, 1982 (33 years and 10 months)

    Drafted: by Buffalo in second round (55th overall) of 2001 NHL Entry DraftAcquired: from Buffalo (4/3/13) along with 2014 4th-round pick in exchange for MattHackett, Johan Larsson, a 2013 1st round pick and 2014 2nd round pick13th NHL / 5th MIN SeasonLast Goal: MAR 1, 2016 vs COLORADO (11)Last Assist: MAR 31, 2016 vs OTTAWA (4)Career Shootouts: 25/64 (39%), 8 GDG

    GP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason - ----- - -Career 827 248-367-615 63 183

    Career vs. Opp 21 4-6-10 -3 4

    Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -

    2015-16 HIGHLIGHTS

    *Led team in goals and scoring in playoffs (4-3=7)

    *Ranked third on the team in shots, T-3rd in plus/minus and fifth in assists during regular season

    *Had his consecutive games played streak snapped at 231 games on 3/10 (T-2nd longest streak in team history)

    *Recorded a three-game goal streak (3-3=6, 2/17-2/21)

    *Notched season-high three points (1-2=3) vs. CHI (2/21) and (1-2=3) vs. COL (3/1)

    *Tallied goal for 600th career NHL point at NYI (2/2)

    *Played in 800th career NHL game at SJ (1/23)

    *Notched season-best, six-game point streak (2-4=6, 12/5-12/17)

    *Skated season-high 20:11 vs. VAN (11/25)

    #39: Nate Prosser (D) 6' 2", 201 lbs. / May 7, 1986 (30 years and 5 months)

    PRAW-suhrDrafted: undraftedAcquired: claimed off waivers from St. Louis (10/2/14)8th NHL / 8th MIN SeasonLast Goal: FEB 14, 2015 vs CAROLINA (71)Last Assist: FEB 17, 2016 @ CALGARY (10)Career Shootouts: 0/0 (0%), 0 GDG

    GP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason - ----- - -Career 243 5-26-31 -9 198

    Career vs. Opp 14 0-2-2 -2 4

    Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -

    2015-16 HIGHLIGHTS

    *Ranked second on team in blocked shots in playoffs

    *Ranked third on the team in PIM and fifth in blocked shots during regular season...Hit total tied career best

    *Nominated for Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy by Twin Cities chapter of PHWA (3/29). In addition to team initiatives, he has taken it upon himself to

    mentor and befriend sick children in the area and support a number of local charities including United Heroes League, Childrens Hospitals and Clinics of

    Minnesota and Wishes & More

    *Blocked season-high four shots at MTL (3/12)

    *Skated season-high 20:25 at CGY (2/17)

    *Registered a plus-2 rating in season debut at ARI (10/15)

  • #46: Jared Spurgeon (D) 5' 9", 164 lbs. / Nov 29, 1989 (26 years and 10 months)

    SPUHR-juhnDrafted: by New York Islanders in sixth round (156th overall) of 2008 NHL Entry DraftAcquired: signed by Minnesota as free agent (9/22/10)7th NHL / 7th MIN SeasonLast Goal: MAR 29, 2016 vs CHICAGO (3)Last Assist: MAR 17, 2016 @ NEW JERSEY (9)Career Shootouts: 0/1 (0%), 0 GDG

    GP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason - ----- - -Career 372 37-93-130 25 48

    Career vs. Opp 22 1-3-4 -1 2

    Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -

    2015-16 HIGHLIGHTS

    *Led team in blocked shots and ranked first amongst team defensemen in scoring (T-3rd on team) during playoffs

    *Set career highs in goals, PPG, points, games played, blocked shots, TOI/game

    *Ranked T-1st in the NHL with three shorthanded assists

    *Led team in blocked shots, second in TOI/game and plus/minus during regular season

    *Led team defensemen in goals, second in scoring

    *Tallied career-high 2 goals (PPG) vs. CGY 3/24)

    *Signed 4-year contract extension through 2019-20 season (12/21)

    *Notched career-best, 6-game point streak (2-5=7, 11/5-11/17)

    CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

    *Franchises all-time leader in playoff blocked shots and scoring amongst team defensemen...T-1st in career playoff games and goals by a team

    defenseman

    *Has recorded the fewest penalty minutes amongst NHL defensemen that have played in at least 350 games since entering the League in 2010-11

    #56: Erik Haula (C) 6' 0", 193 lbs. / Mar 23, 1991 (25 years and 6 months)

    HALL-laDrafted: by Minnesota in seventh round (No. 182 overall) of 2009 NHL Entry Draft4th NHL / 4th MIN SeasonLast Goal: MAR 31, 2016 vs OTTAWA (4)Last Assist: MAR 29, 2016 vs CHICAGO (5)Career Shootouts: 0/0 (0%), 0 GDG

    GP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason - ----- - -Career 194 27-36-63 28 85

    Career vs. Opp 12 2-3-5 4 4

    Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -

    2015-16 HIGHLIGHTS

    *Played for Finland at 2016 World Cup of Hockey

    *Ranked T-1st on team in postseason hits (16) and fifth in scoring despite missing Game 1 due to injury

    *Set career highs in goals, assists, points, games played, plus/minus, shots, hits, blocked shots, faceoffs won/taken and TOI/game

    *Led team with a plus-21 rating, T-2nd best mark in franchise history

    *Tied franchise record (Brunette, March 2002) with 10-game point streak (5-6=11, 3/12-3/31)

    *Tallied goal and won 18-of-22 faceoffs (career highs) at CHI (3/20)

    *Skated career-high 18:20 and tied career best with 5 shots vs. CAR (3/19)

    *Named NHL Second Star of the Week (2/22)

    *Tallied career highs with 3 points (1-2=3) and +3 rating vs. CHI (2/21)

    *Registered back-to-back multi-point games (1-3=4, 2/15-2/17)

    #64: Mikael Granlund (C) 5' 10", 184 lbs. / Feb 26, 1992 (24 years and 7 months)

    mih-KIGH-ehl GRAN-lundDrafted: by Minnesota in first round (9th overall) of 2010 NHL Entry Draft5th NHL / 5th MIN SeasonLast Goal: APR 3, 2016 @ WINNIPEG (2)Last Assist: MAR 29, 2016 vs CHICAGO (5)Career Shootouts: 0/3 (0%), 0 GDG

    GP G-A-P +/- PIMSeason - ----- - -Career 240 31-101-132 -2 68

    Career vs. Opp 14 0-3-3 -5 6

    Season Highs: G A P PIM TOI Shots Hits +/-- - - - - - - -

    2015-16 HIGHLIGHTS

    *Played for Finland at 2016 World Cup of Hockey

    *Led team in shots on goal during playoffs

    *Set career highs in points, goals, shots, games played, faceoffs won/taken, GWG, hits and TOI/game

    *Led team in takeaways (51) and ranked third in assists and fourth in scoring during regular season

    *Recorded 100th career NHL assist and first career SHG at COL (3/26)

    *Tallied two goals for first career multi-goal game at MTL (3/12)

    *Tallied season-high three points (1-2=3) and plus-3 rating at CBJ (1/5). Tallied an empty-net goal at 19:46 to tie the record for fastest two goals in NHL

    history (Nick Foligno scored at 19:44)

    *Tied career best skating 22:15 at DAL (11/14)

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