Minnesota Wild

Additional Skaters
Skaters on Injured Reserve List
10 Marian Gaborik R
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6'1'', 199 02/14/1982 ( 26 ), Trencin, SVK 8th NHL / 8th MIN Season
Last Goal: DEC 23, 2008 vs CAROLINA Last Assist: DEC 23, 2008 vs CAROLINA
How Acquired: Selected in first round (3rd overall) in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft.
Notes: 2008-09 GAME HIGHS:
Goals - 1, 3x
Assists - 1, 2x
Points - 2, 2x
Shots - 5, 2x
Plus/Minus - +1 (12/17 vs. CGY)
Ice Time - 23:34 (10/14 at ATL)

2008-09:
* Underwent left hip surgery Jan. 5. The surgery addressed a deficiency in his hip that has caused chronic left groin pain. The surgeon has apprised the team that a return to play from this surgery is as soon as ten weeks, with the player able to begin skating after six weeks.
* Notched goal and assist vs. CAR (12/23)
* Recorded goal and assist vs. CGY (12/27) after missing previous 27 games with lower body injury
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
124:12
20:42
0-0
0.0
5.0
7.0
3.0
3.0
0
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
6
3
2
5
0
1
0
0
22
13.6
Career
491
209
210
419
299
58
5
41
1648
12.7


12 Craig Weller R
6'4'', 226 03/17/1981 ( 27 ), Calgary, AB, CAN 2nd NHL / 1st Season
Last Goal: NOV 29, 2008 @ NASHVILLE (15) Last Assist: OCT 23, 2008 vs BUFFALO (21)
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
* 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:
+ / -
172:45
6:54
0-4
0.00
45
3
3
9
-2
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
25
1
1
2
41
1
0
0
20
5.00
Career
84
4
9
13
121
1
0
1
92
4.35


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

2007-08 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS:
* Finished 3rd among defensman with 19 points
* Recovering from a fractured left femur suffered at SJ (3/19).
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
0:00
0:00
0-0
0.00
0
0
0
0
0
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0.00
Career
176
20
51
71
149
9
0
4
379
5.28