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Colton Gillies Signs With The Wild

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has signed re-signed LW Colton Gillies to a two-year contract.

Gillies, 22 (2/12/89), helped lead the American Hockey League’s (AHL) Houston Aeros to the Calder Cup Final in 2010-11, posting 26 points (11-15=26) and 82 penalty minutes (PIM) in 64 regular season games. Gillies had seven playoff goals, tied for the team lead, and ranked for third on the team in post-season scoring with 12 points (7-5=12) in 24 games. Gillies also played seven games with the Wild, scoring one goal. Gillies skated 45 games with the Wild in the 2008-09 season, recording seven points (2-5=7). The 6-foot-4, 208-pound native of White Rock, B.C., was Minnesota’s first-round pick (No. 16 overall) in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft

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Wild Recall Cody Almond

SAINT PAUL/MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled center Cody Almond from the Houston Aeros of the American Hockey League (AHL).

  Almond, 21 (7/24/89), has skated in four games in two separate recalls with Minnesota this season averaging 6:02 in TOI/game. He has posted 23 points (11-12=23) in 43 games for the Aeros. Almond leads Houston with seven power-play goals, ranks second in goals and penalty minutes (82) and is fourth in scoring.  The 6-foot-2, 217-pound native of Calgary, Alta, scored one goal in seven games for the Wild last season as a rookie. Almond was originally selected by Minnesota in the fifth round (No. 140 overall) of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft. He wears No. 27 with the Wild.

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Wild Freeze Season Ticket Prices

SAINT PAUL/MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.—The National Hockey League’s (NHL) Minnesota Wild announced today that the team will not raise season ticket prices for the 2009-10 season and the 2009 Stanley Cup playoffs. 2009-10 season ticket prices for current Wild season ticket holders will range from $18.00 to $86.00, the same as the 2008-09 season. 2009 Stanley Cup playoff ticket prices will also remain the same as last postseason for current Wild season ticket holders. The 2009-10 season will feature 44 home contests (three preseason and 41 regular season).

“We are pleased to let our loyal season ticket holders know that ticket pricing will not change for the 2009 playoffs and 2009-10 season,” said Jamie Spencer, Vice President of Customer Sales and Service. “In light of the current economic conditions we wanted to announce ticket pricing as soon as possible and will be offering our fans a number of payment options so they can plan accordingly.”

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