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by Paul on 06/23/14 at 08:59 AM ET
from Michael Russo of the Star Tribune,
Chuck Fletcher has a history of draft-day trades and spent last week working the phones.
“Everyone calls everybody,” the Wild GM said. “You don’t see a whole bunch of trades the week prior to the draft. It’s all about trying to figure out who your likely dance partners can be the week at the draft. It’ll take a move or two to get the ball rolling, and then there’s usually a domino-type effect. We’re not there yet.”
Fletcher has been shopping center Kyle Brodziak, sources say, and may be willing to retain salary and cap space to trade goalie Niklas Backstrom, who is recovering well from season-ending abdominal and hip surgeries.
read on for a look a the Wild schedule...
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