Minnesota Wild

Skaters
3 Marek Zidlicky D
(MAIR-ehk zhihd-LIH-kee)
5'11'', 191 02/03/1977 ( 32 ), Most, CZE 5th NHL / 1st MIN Season
Last Goal: MAR 5, 2009 @ SAN JOSE (8) Last Assist: MAR 15, 2009 @ ST. LOUIS (2)
How Acquired: Acquired from the Nashville Predators in exchange for F Ryan Jones and a second round pick in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.
Notes: 2008-09 GAME HIGHS:
Goals - 2x, 2x (1/19 at CHI, tied career-high)
Assists - 2, 2x
Points - 3, 2x (1/19 at CHI)
Shots - 6, 2x (1/30 at EDM)
Plus/Minus - +3 (11/28 vs. TB)
Ice Time - 27:15 (12/1 vs. COL)

2008-09
* Leads team with 3 SO deciding goals this season
* Has defenseman team-record 10 PPG; first Wild D-man with two, two-PPG games in one season
* Had three-game point streak (3-3=6, 1/19-1/27)
* First Wild D-man with pair of three-point games in single season
* Posted two goals to tie career-high, and added assist at CHI (1/19)
* Had four hits and three blocked shots vs. EDM (1/15)
* Notched two points in back-to-back games (1-3=4, 1/10-1/13)
* Recorded deciding SO goal vs. CBJ (11/15) and at PIT (11/18)
* Collected three PP points (2-1=3) including GWG vs. PHX (11/13)

TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
1427:22
21:37
0-0
0.0
69.0
8.0
44.0
81.0
-17.0
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
66
11
23
34
64
10
0
3
135
8.2
Career
373
46
163
209
363
35
0
9
627
7.3


5 Kim Johnsson D
YAWN-suhn, KIHM
6'2'', 185 03/16/1976 ( 33 ), Malmo, SWE 8th NHL / 3rd Season
Last Goal: OCT 16, 2008 @ FLORIDA (67) Last Assist: MAR 15, 2009 @ ST. LOUIS (2)
How Acquired: Signed by Minnesota as a free agent on July 1, 2006.
Notes: 2008-09 GAME HIGHS:
Goals - 1 (10/16 at FLA)
Assists - 2, 2x (3/5 at SJ, 10/29 at DAL)
Points - 2, 3x
Shots - 4 (10/30 vs. MTL)
Plus/Minus - +4 (1/27 vs. TOR - tied career-high)
Ice Time - 31:25 (3/12 at COL)

2008-09:
* Leads team in TOI/G and 2nd with 121 blocked shots
* Recorded 30-plus minutes TOI in back-to-back games (3/12 at COL, 3/14 at DAL)
* Had season-high four-game point streak (0-5-5, 3/5-3/10)
* Registered assist and plus-3 in 28:47 of ice time (3/8 at ANA)
* Had two assists and four blocked shots at SJ (3/5)
* Tied career-high and franchise D-man record with plus-4 rating vs. TOR (1/27)
* Dec. captain
* Played 600th career NHL game at ATL (10/14)
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
1696:22
24:14
0-0
0.00
32
31
35
121
0
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
70
1
20
21
32
0
0
0
80
1.25
Career
668
59
205
264
364
27
0
7
1065
5.54


8 Brent Burns D
6'5'', 225 03/09/1985 ( 24 ), Ajax, ON, CAN 5th NHL / 5th Season
Last Goal: FEB 12, 2009 @ DETROIT (9) Last Assist: MAR 5, 2009 @ SAN JOSE
How Acquired: Selected in the first round (20th overall) of the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.
Notes: 2008-09 GAME HIGHS:
Goals - 1, 8x (2/12 at DET)
Assists - 2, 4x
Points - 3 (12/31 vs. SJS)
Shots - 7 (1/3 at DET - career-high)
Plus/Minus - +3 (1/15 vs. EDM - tied career-high)
Ice Time -33:33 (1/3 at DET - career-high)

2008-09
* Scored goal and tied career-high +3 vs. EDM (1/15)
* Recorded three-game point streak (1-5=6, 12/31-1/4), tying longest streak of career
* Logged franchise record 33:33 in ice time and recorded career-high 7 shots vs. DET (1/3)
* Notched fourth career OTGWG and added two assists vs. SJS (12/31)
* Recorded goal and assist vs. COL (12/1) to reach 100 career point mark
* Team-high 5 shots, 5 hits and an assist vs. DAL (11/26)
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
1322:45
22:25
3-2
60.00
58
28
50
62
-7
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
59
8
19
27
45
4
0
2
147
5.44
Career
326
35
82
117
195
16
0
10
520
6.73


9 Mikko Koivu C
MEE-koh, KOY-voo
6'2'', 216 03/12/1983 ( 26 ), Turku, FIN 4th NHL / 4th Season
Last Goal: MAR 14, 2009 @ DALLAS (3) Last Assist: MAR 12, 2009 @ COLORADO (4)
How Acquired: Selected in first round (6th overall) of 2001 NHL Entry Draft.
Notes: 2008-09 GAME HIGHS:
Goals - 2, 2x
Assists - 4 (10/16 at FLA - career high)
Points - 5 (10/16 at FLA - career high)
Shots - 8 (11/1 at PHX)
Plus/Minus - +3, 2x
Ice Time - 24:47 (2/22 at CHI)

2008-09:
* Tallied first career overtime GWG in 4-3 OT win at SJ (3/5)
* Named Oct., Nov., Jan. and March captain. 2nd time in team history player has served as captain four times in season (Bombardir 2002-03)
* 3rd in face-offs won (770) and face-offs taken (1,469) in NHL (52.4%)
* Wild is 9-1-0 all-time, including 5-0-0 this season, when he has three points
* Set career-high with 35th assist vs. ANA (2/4)
* Scored 50th goal and added two assists at CHI (1/19)
* Notched 100th career assist at PHX (12/11)
* Recorded career-high seven-game point streak (5-6=11, 11/24-12/5)
* Tallied career high four assists and five points (1-4=5) at FLA (10/16)
* Registered three straight multi-point games (1-8=9, 10/11-10/16)
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
1543:16
21:44
770-699
52.42
43
56
50
35
-1
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
71
18
44
62
60
5
2
3
219
8.22
Career
274
55
124
179
200
19
4
7
621
8.86


11 Owen Nolan R
NOH-lan, OH-wehn
6'1'', 214 02/12/1972 ( 37 ), Belfast, IRL 17th NHL / 1st Season
Last Goal: MAR 10, 2009 vs SAN JOSE (5) Last Assist: MAR 15, 2009 @ ST. LOUIS (2)
How Acquired: Signed as free agent on July 7, 2008
Notes: 2008-09 GAME HIGHS:
Goals - 2, 4x (3/10 vs. SJS)
Assists - 2, 2x (1/19 at CHI)
Points - 3, 2x (2/21 vs. DET)
Shots - 7 (1/4 at COL)
Plus/Minus - +2, 5x (2/21 vs. DET)
Ice Time - 22:41 (1/13 vs. PHX)

2008-09
* Scored 400th and 401st career goals vs. SJS (3/10); 14th amongst active players
* Has 148 PPG - 9th among active players. Second on team with 9 PPG
* Notched two goals and assist twice, vs. OTT (2/14) and vs. DET (2/21)
* Tallied goal and assist vs. COL (2/11)
* Became 26th active player to skate in 1,100 games (2/8)
* Potted 10th goal of season vs. PHX (1/13). Has tallied at least 10 goals in last 13 seasons
* Tallied four goals in three-game goal streak (12/31-1/4)
* Returned from 10-game injury absence to score PPG vs. SJS (12/31)
* Recorded four-game goal streak (4-0=4, 11/26-12/1)
*Tallied GWG and assist vs. CBJ (10/25). Xcel Energy Center became 47th arena he has scored a goal in. Minnesota is seventh franchise he has scored for.
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
791:51
16:29
57-68
45.60
33
18
20
7
1
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
48
20
15
35
17
9
0
3
117
17.09
Career
1116
401
441
842
1744
148
22
48
2946
13.61


12 Craig Weller R
6'4'', 226 03/17/1981 ( 27 ), Calgary, AB, CAN 2nd NHL / 1st Season
Last Goal: NOV 29, 2008 @ NASHVILLE (21) Last Assist: OCT 23, 2008 vs BUFFALO (27)
How Acquired: Signed as a free agent on July 19, 2007
Notes: 2008-09 GAME HIGHS:
Goals - 1 (11/29 at NSH)
Assists - 1 (10/23 vs. BUF)
Points - 1, 2x
Shots - 3, 2x
Plus/Minus - +1, 3x (1/15 vs. EDM)
Ice Time - 11:26 (11/8 at VAN)

2008-09
* Played 9:24 vs. DET (2/21) after missing 13 games due to head injury
* Collected game-high five hits at BOS (1/6)
* Notched first goal of season and collected 10 PIM at NSH (11/29)
* Recorded first point (assist) with Wild vs. BUF (10/23)
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
218:30
7:02
0-4
0.00
55
5
5
11
-3
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
31
1
1
2
45
1
0
0
25
4.00
Career
90
4
9
13
125
1
0
1
97
4.12


15 Andrew Brunette L
(broo-NEHT)
6'1'', 210 08/24/1973 ( 35 ), Sudbury, ON, CAN 13th NHL / 4th Season
Last Goal: MAR 15, 2009 @ ST. LOUIS (2) Last Assist: MAR 15, 2009 @ ST. LOUIS (2)
How Acquired: Signed by Colorado as a free agent, Aug. 6, 2005.
Notes: 2008-09 GAME HIGHS:
Goals - 1, 17x (3/15 at STL)
Assists - 2, 3x (3/7 at LA)
Points - 3, (11/29 at NSH))
Shots - 4, 2x (11/24 vs. WSH)
Plus/Minus - +2, 2x
Ice Time - 21:32 (10/30 vs. MTL)

2008-09
* Had goal and assist in back-to-back games (3/14-3/15)
* Netted GWG at ANA (3/8)
* Named Feb. captain - his fifth month of captaincy with Wild
* Ended consecutive games played streak at 509 due to lower body injury (2/21 vs. DET)
* Scored five points (1-4=5) during three-game point streak (1/19-1/27)
* Tied season-high with two assists at CHI (1/19)
* Tallied 200th career NHL goal vs. STL (12/3)
* Collected three points (1-2=3) at NSH (11/29)
* Skated in 800 NHL contest at COL (11/6) and registered goal
* Recorded five points (2-3=5) during three-game point streak (10/11-10/16)
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
1176:29
17:03
1-6
14.29
18
11
26
12
-8
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
69
17
23
40
16
7
0
2
99
17.17
Career
857
208
381
589
280
88
0
25
1176
17.69


18 Colton Gillies L
6'4'', 196 02/12/1989 ( 20 ), White Rock, BC, CAN 1st NHL / 1st Season
Last Goal: FEB 19, 2009 vs CALGARY (8) Last Assist: MAR 3, 2009 @ VANCOUVER (5)
How Acquired:
Notes: 2008-09 GAME HIGHS:
Goals - 1, 2x (2/19 vs. CGY)
Assists - 1, 4x
Points - 1, 6x
Shots - 3 (11/1 at PHX)
Plus/Minus - +1, 5x
Ice Time - 12:32 (10/30 vs. MTL)

2008-09
* Scored first goal in 16 games vs. CGY (2/19)
* Notched first NHL goal (GWG) vs. NYI (12/19)
* Tallied an assist and +1 rating in back-to-back games (10/30-11/1)
* Recorded assist in first NHL game vs. BOS (10/11)
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
331:10
8:29
1-1
50.00
43
6
10
7
-2
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
39
2
4
6
14
0
0
1
20
10.00
Career
39
2
4
6
14
0
0
1
20
10.00


19 Stephane Veilleux L
STE-FAHN VAY-YOO
6'0'', 190 11/16/1981 ( 27 ), Saint-Georg, QC, CAN 6th NHL / 6th Season
Last Goal: MAR 17, 2009 vs COLORADO (1) Last Assist: FEB 28, 2009 @ EDMONTON (10)
How Acquired: Selected in the third round (93rd overall) of the 2001 NHL Entry Draft.
Notes: 2008-09 GAME HIGHS:
Goals - 2 (3/8 at ANA - tied career-high)
Assists - 1, 6x
Points - 2 (3/8 at ANA - tied career-high)
Shots - 5 (10/14 at ATL)
Plus/Minus - +2 (12/19 vs. NYI)
Ice Time - 22:13 (10/14 at ATL)

2008-09:
* Recorded 12th goal and 19th point of season vs. COL (3/17) to establish new career-highs in both categories
* Second on team with 79 hits
* 10 of his 12 goals have either tied game or given Wild lead
* Tied career-high with two goals at ANA (3/8) for first mult-point game of season
* Tallied goal at CGY (12/29) to extend point streak to career-high three games (2-1=3, 12/23-12/29)
* Scored GWG shorthanded goal vs. CAR (12/23)
* Played in 300th career NHL game vs. DAL (11/26)
* Tallied second goal of season and three hits vs. VAN (11/22)
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
1096:31
15:39
5-12
29.41
79
20
17
27
-17
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
70
12
7
19
40
0
1
1
123
9.76
Career
350
42
44
86
254
2
2
4
519
8.09


20 Antti Miettinen R
mih-EHT-tih-nehn, AN-tee
5'11'', 186 07/03/1980 ( 28 ), Hameenl, FIN 5th NHL / 1st Season
Last Goal: FEB 28, 2009 @ EDMONTON (10) Last Assist: MAR 14, 2009 @ DALLAS (3)
How Acquired: Stars' seventh round selection, 224th overall, in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft.
Notes: 2008-09 GAME HIGHS:
Goals - 2, 2x
Assists - 3 (11/29 at NSH career-high)
Points - 3, 3x
Shots - 8 (2/8 vs. EDM)
Plus/Minus - +3 (1/27 vs. TOR career-high)
Ice Time - 24:38 (10/30 vs. MTL career-high)

2008-09
* Skated in 300th career game at VAN (3/3)
* Scored GWG late in third period vs. COL (2/11), giving him new career-high 35 points
* Tallied pair of assists vs. TOR (1/27) to set new career-high with 22 helpers
* Recorded back-to-back multi-point games (1-3=4, 1/10-1/13)
* Notched career-high three assists at NSH (11/29)
* Tallied goal in three straight games for new career high goal streak (10/11-10/16) * First player in Wild history to score a goal in first three games played with team
* Recorded three points (2-1=3) in consecutive games (10/14-16) tying career highs for goals and points in game (GWG both games).
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
1327:50
18:42
25-28
47.17
65
17
35
22
-3
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
71
14
28
42
26
3
2
3
159
8.81
Career
309
52
81
133
144
18
2
9
560
9.29


22 Cal Clutterbuck R
5'10'', 216 11/18/1987 ( 21 ), Welland, ON, CAN 1st NHL / 1st Season
Last Goal: JAN 27, 2009 vs TORONTO (24) Last Assist: MAR 10, 2009 vs SAN JOSE (5)
How Acquired: Selected in third round (72nd overall) of 2006 NHL Entry Draft.
Notes: 2008-09 GAME HIGHS:
Goals - 2 (11/24 vs. WSH)
Assists - 1, 4x
Points - 2, 2x
Shots - 5 (1/13 vs. PHX)
Plus/Minus - +2 (3/17 vs. COL)
Ice Time - 19:30 (2/4 vs. ANA - career high)

2008-09
* Leads NHL with team record 297 hits
* Set new team record with 10 hits vs. SJS (3/1))
* Matched team record with nine hits in career-high 19:30 TOI vs. ANA (2/4)
* Recorded goal, fight and career-high nine hits vs. TOR (1/27)
* Scored first GWG and added five hits vs. EDM (1/15)
* Tallied goal and assist vs. PHX (1/13)
* Scored first two NHL goals and had four hits vs. WSH (11/24)
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
842:16
12:34
2-8
20.00
297
17
15
30
-7
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
67
8
5
13
63
1
0
1
108
7.41
Career
69
8
5
13
63
1
0
1
108
7.41


24 Derek Boogaard L
BOOH-gahrd
6'8'', 257 06/23/1982 ( 26 ), Saskatoon, SK, CAN 4th NHL / 4th Season
Last Goal: JAN 7, 2006 vs ANAHEIM (164) Last Assist: DEC 19, 2008 vs NY ISLANDERS (22)
How Acquired: Selected in seventh round (202nd overall) of 2001 NHL Entry Draft.
Notes: 2008-09 GAME HIGHS:
Goals -
Assists - 1, 3x
Points - 1, 3x
Shots - 2, (12/14 at ANA)
Plus/Minus - +1, 3x
Ice Time - 10:52 (1/27 vs. TOR)

2008-09:
* Leads team with plus-3 rating
* Suspended 5 games as a result of elbowing incident at CGY (2/27)
* Had four hits in 9:34 TOI vs. ANA (1/17)
* Whistled for 400th career PIM at NSH (12/6)
* Skated season-high 10:05 (10:15 at CGY 11/1/05 is career-high) and logged 14 PIM
* Recorded assist at FLA (10/16) for first point since picking up assist at FLA (2/18/07) a span of 50 games
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
252:43
5:03
0-0
0.00
61
3
2
4
3
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
50
0
3
3
87
0
0
0
13
0.00
Career
197
2
8
10
439
0
0
1
45
4.44


25 Eric Belanger C
(beh-LAWN-zhay)
5'11'', 187 12/16/1977 ( 31 ), Sherbrooke, QC, CAN 8th NHL / 2nd Season
Last Goal: MAR 7, 2009 @ LOS ANGELES (7) Last Assist: MAR 17, 2009 vs COLORADO (1)
How Acquired: Signed as a free agent on July 4, 2007.
Notes: 2008-09 GAME HIGHS:
Goals - 2 (10/11 vs. BOS)
Assists - 2, 2x (3/17 vs. COL, 1/27 vs TOR)
Points - 2, 7x
Shots - 6 (12/6 at NSH)
Plus/Minus - +3 (1/27 vs. TOR)
Ice Time - 24:19 (10/18 at TB)

2008-09
* Notched two assists vs. COL (3/17)
* Scored 10th goal at VAN (1/31)
* Tallied goal and assist at ANA (12/4) marking second time Wild has lost when he scored multi-points (9-2-0)
* Potted 100th career NHL goal (GWG) vs. STL (12/3)
* Played in 500th NHL game vs. COL (12/1)
* Had 6th career multi-goal game (including GWG) vs. BOS (10/11) and first since 3/2/07
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
1209:48
17:47
529-487
52.07
41
44
30
43
-6
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
68
12
20
32
20
3
0
3
131
9.16
Career
546
105
149
254
245
22
8
13
907
11.58


26 Kurtis Foster D
6'5'', 230 11/24/1981 ( 27 ), Carp, ON, CAN 6th NHL / 4th Season
Last Goal: MAR 9, 2008 vs SAN JOSE (6) Last Assist: MAR 19, 2008 @ SAN JOSE (2)
How Acquired: Signed as a free agent by Minnesota on July 2, 2008.
Notes: 2008-09 GAME HIGHS:
Goals -
Assists -
Points -
Shots - 1 (3/7 at LA)
Plus/Minus -
Ice Time - 18:21 (3/17 vs. COL)

2008-09
* Logged 18:21 of ice time in second game of season vs. COL (3/17)
* Appeared in first game of season at LA (3/7/09) since suffering fractured left femur at SJ (3/19/08). Registered 9:28 of ice time, 3 hits and one shot on goal
* Had six points (1-5=6) in six games during conditioning stint with Houston
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
27:49
13:54
0-0
0.00
4
0
0
1
0
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
2
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
1
0.00
Career
178
20
51
71
151
9
0
4
380
5.26


28 Peter Olvecky L
ohl-VEHT-skee
6'2'', 200 10/11/1985 ( 23 ), Trencin, SVK 0 NHL / 0 Season
Last Goal: MAR 10, 2009 vs SAN JOSE (5) Last Assist: FEB 28, 2009 @ EDMONTON (10)
How Acquired: Selected in the third round (78th overall) of the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.
Notes: 2008-09 GAME HIGHS:
Goals -1, 2x (3/10 vs. SJS)
Assists - 1, 2x
Points - 1, 4x (3/10 vs. SJS)
Shots - 4 (2/22 at CHI)
Plus/Minus - +1, 4x
Ice Time - 12:41 (3/20 at NJ)

2008-09
* Scored second goal, vs. SJS (3/10)
* Notched first NHL goal (GWG) at CHI (2/20)
* Posted first NHL point, an assist, vs. CGY (2/19)
* Made NHL debut at EDM (1/30), skating 9:56
* Recalled from AHL Houston (1/28) after posting 23 points (6-17=23) in 41 games
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
204:30
8:31
37-72
33.94
12
3
8
13
0
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
24
2
2
4
8
0
0
1
17
11.76
Career
24
2
2
4
8
0
0
1
17
11.76


36 John Scott D
6'8'', 258 09/26/1982 ( 26 ), St. Catharines, ON, CAN 1st NHL / 1st Season
Last Goal: Last Assist: MAR 15, 2009 @ ST. LOUIS (1)
How Acquired: Signed as a free agent on December 31, 2006
Notes: 2008-09 GAME HIGHS:
Goals -
Assists - 1 (3/15 at STL)
Points - 1 (3/15 at STL)
Shots - 1, 2x
Plus/Minus - +1, (3/15 at STL)
Ice Time - 11:04, (3/15 at STL)

2008-09
* Picked up first NHL point (an assist) at STL (3/15)
* Recalled 3/8 for second time of season
* Recalled 1/3 and made NHL debut vs. Detroit that night logging 5:54 in ice-time and blocked 3 shots
* Recorded four points (2-2=4) and 111 PIM in 44 games with Houston this season.
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
97:41
8:52
0-0
0.00
9
3
2
15
-3
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
11
0
1
1
9
0
0
0
2
0.00
Career
11
0
1
1
9
0
0
0
2
0.00


41 Martin Skoula D
SKOO-la
6'3'', 223 10/28/1979 ( 29 ), Litomerice, CZE 9th NHL / 4th Season
Last Goal: FEB 21, 2009 vs DETROIT (14) Last Assist: MAR 17, 2009 vs COLORADO (1)
How Acquired: Acquired by Minnesota along with D Shawn Belle in exchange for D Willie Mitchell and the Wild's second round pick in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft (3/9/06).
Notes: 2008-09 GAME HIGHS:
Goals - 1, (2/21 vs. DET)
Assists - 1, 10x
Points - 1, 11x
Shots - 3, 3x
Plus/Minus - +2, 2x (2/21 vs. DET)
Ice Time - 27:55 (1/3 at DET)

2008-09
* Registered assist in back-to-back games (3/15-3/17)
* Since 1999-00 (rookie season) has played in 713 games, more than any other defenseman in NHL
* 3rd on team with 107 blocked shots
* Skated in 700th game and recorded assist on GWG at CHI (2/22)
* Scored first goal of the season 2/21 vs. DET
* Posted helper in back-to-back games (2/11-2/12)
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
1361:29
19:26
0-0
0.00
46
10
32
107
-14
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
70
1
10
11
8
0
0
0
45
2.22
Career
713
38
142
180
316
16
0
5
742
5.12


47 Marc-Andre Bergeron D
BUHR-zhuhr-ohn
5'9'', 198 10/13/1980 ( 28 ), Trois-Rivières, QC, CAN 6th NHL / 1st Season
Last Goal: MAR 15, 2009 @ ST. LOUIS (2) Last Assist: MAR 10, 2009 vs SAN JOSE (5)
How Acquired: From the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for a third-round pick in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft (Brandon McMillan), June 10, 2008
Notes: 2008-09 GAME HIGHS:
Goals - 2 (1/31 at VAN)
Assists - 3 (11/13 vs. PHX, career-high)
Points - 3 (2x, 1/31 at VAN, tied career-high)
Shots - 7 (12/14 at ANA)
Plus/Minus - +3, 3x (3/10 vs. SJS, tied career-high)
Ice Time - 22:51 (3/17 vs. COL)

2008-09
* Tallied assist, seven shots, four hits, three blocked shots and tied career-high +3 vs. SJ (3/10)
* Notched fifth career two-goal game and tied team D-man record for goals and points (3) in game at VAN (1/31)
* Returned to action vs. PHX (1/13) after missing 10 games due to injury and scored 46 seconds into contest
* Had two assists and tied career-high with +3 vs. TB (11/28)
* Recorded career-high three assists (all on PP) vs. PHX (11/13)
* Scored goal in first game with Wild (10/11 vs. BOS)
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
1041:22
17:04
0-0
0.00
28
8
14
61
0
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
61
11
17
28
28
5
0
2
121
9.09
Career
328
59
97
156
159
34
0
8
649
9.09


49 Dan Fritsche L
FRIHT-chee
6'1'', 204 07/13/1985 ( 23 ), Parma, OH, USA 5th NHL / 1st Season
Last Goal: MAR 3, 2009 @ VANCOUVER (9) Last Assist: MAR 17, 2009 vs COLORADO (1)
How Acquired: Acquired from N.Y. Rangers 1/29/09, in exchange for Erik Reitz
Notes: 2008-09 GAME HIGHS:
Goals - 1, 4x (3/3 at VAN)
Assists - 2, 11/12 at NJ
Points - 2, 11/12 at NJ
Shots - 4, 10/17 vs. TOR
Plus/Minus - +2, 11/12 at NJ
Ice Time - 15:50, 2/19 vs. CGY

2008-09
* Recorded first assist with Wild at CGY (2/27)
* Tallied PPG at CHI (2/22)
* Skated season-high 15:50 and scored first goal (SH) with Wild vs. CGY (2/19)
* Made Wild debut, with one shot in 11:52 TOI at EDM (1/30)
* Acquired for D Erik Reitz (1/29)
* Posted four points (1-3=4) in 16 games for N.Y. Rangers
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
434:36
10:51
20-19
51.28
47
3
8
9
-5
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
40
4
6
10
6
1
1
0
48
8.33
Career
246
33
40
73
97
7
3
8
350
9.43


51 James Sheppard C
6'2'', 216 04/25/1988 ( 20 ), Halifax, NS, CAN 2nd NHL / 2nd Season
Last Goal: JAN 30, 2009 @ EDMONTON (23) Last Assist: MAR 8, 2009 @ ANAHEIM (6)
How Acquired: Selected by Minnesota in first round (9th overall) of 2006 NHL Entry Draft.
Notes: 2008-09 GAME HIGHS:
Goals - 1, 4x (1/30 at EDM)
Assists - 2 (2/14 vs. OTT)
Points - 2, 2x (2/14 vs. OTT, tied career-high)
Shots - 3, 7x (1/30 at EDM)
Plus/Minus - +3 (3/8 at ANA - career-high)
Ice Time - 20:07 (12/20 at STL - career-high)

2008-09
* Registered assist and career-high plus-3 rating at ANA (3/8)
* Tied career-high with two assists and points vs. OTT (2/14)
* Scored fourth goal of season at EDM (1/30)
* Notched 3 shots, 5 hits in 19:16 of ice time at PHX (12/11)
* Tallied goal and assist vs. TB (11/28)
* Snapped 47-game drought with GWG vs. WSH (11/24)
* Collected first point of season (assist) vs. MTL (10/30)
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
1084:05
15:16
313-451
40.97
63
31
18
43
-20
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
71
4
12
16
30
0
0
1
80
5.00
Career
149
8
27
35
59
0
0
2
137
5.84