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: JAN 20, 2009 vs LOS ANGELES (14) Last Assist: FEB 12, 2009 @ DETROIT (6)
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
* Had three-game point streak (3-3=6, 1/19-1/27)
* Has defenseman team-record 9 PPG; first Wild D-man with two, two-PPG games in one season
* 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:
+ / -
1182:36
21:30
0-0
0.0
56.0
8.0
31.0
67.0
-9.0
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
55
9
20
29
56
9
0
3
112
8.0
Career
362
44
160
204
355
34
0
9
604
7.3


5 Kim Johnsson D
YAWN-suhn, KIHM
6'2'', 185 03/16/1976 ( 32 ), Malmo, SWE 8th NHL / 3rd Season
Last Goal: OCT 16, 2008 @ FLORIDA (56) Last Assist: FEB 19, 2009 vs CALGARY (4)
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 (10/29 at DAL)
Points - 2, 2x
Shots - 4 (10/30 vs. MTL)
Plus/Minus - +4 (1/27 vs. TOR - tied career-high)
Ice Time - 30:18 (1/3 vs. DET)

2008-09:
* Leads team in TOI/G and 3rd with 89 blocked shots
* Tied career-high and franchise D-man record with plus-4 rating vs. TOR (1/27)
* Dec. captain
* Had season-high two assists at DAL (10/29)
* Played 600th career NHL game at ATL (10/14)
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
1406:35
23:50
0-0
0.00
30
21
28
89
1
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
59
1
14
15
24
0
0
0
68
1.47
Career
657
59
199
258
356
27
0
7
1053
5.60


8 Brent Burns D
6'5'', 225 03/09/1985 ( 23 ), Ajax, ON, CAN 5th NHL / 5th Season
Last Goal: FEB 12, 2009 @ DETROIT (6) Last Assist: FEB 27, 2009 @ CALGARY
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, 3x
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
* Notched an assist in three of last four games (0-3=3)
* 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:
+ / -
1253:58
22:23
3-2
60.00
56
27
46
56
-8
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
56
8
17
25
45
4
0
2
140
5.71
Career
323
35
80
115
195
16
0
10
513
6.82


9 Mikko Koivu C
MEE-koh, KOY-voo
6'2'', 216 03/12/1983 ( 25 ), Turku, FIN 4th NHL / 4th Season
Last Goal: FEB 12, 2009 @ DETROIT (6) Last Assist: FEB 24, 2009 vs LOS ANGELES (1)
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:
* Named Oct., Nov. and Jan. captain
* 4th in face-offs won (658) and 4th in face-offs taken (1,221) in NHL
* 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:
+ / -
1306:06
21:46
658-570
53.58
34
47
41
29
4
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
60
16
39
55
54
4
2
2
190
8.42
Career
263
53
119
172
194
18
4
6
592
8.95


11 Owen Nolan R
NOH-lan, OH-wehn
6'1'', 214 02/12/1972 ( 37 ), Belfast, IRL 17th NHL / 1st Season
Last Goal: FEB 21, 2009 vs DETROIT (1) Last Assist: FEB 21, 2009 vs DETROIT (1)
How Acquired: Signed as free agent on July 7, 2008
Notes: 2008-09 GAME HIGHS:
Goals - 2, 3x (2/21 vs. DET)
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
* Has 148 PPG - 9th among active players. Tied for first 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:
+ / -
625:29
16:27
40-51
43.96
25
15
15
6
1
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
38
17
13
30
17
9
0
3
96
17.71
Career
1106
398
439
837
1744
148
22
48
2925
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 (19) Last Assist: OCT 23, 2008 vs BUFFALO (25)
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:
+ / -
209:05
7:12
0-4
0.00
54
5
4
10
-3
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
29
1
1
2
45
1
0
0
24
4.17
Career
88
4
9
13
125
1
0
1
96
4.17


15 Andrew Brunette L
(broo-NEHT)
6'1'', 210 08/24/1973 ( 35 ), Sudbury, ON, CAN 13th NHL / 4th Season
Last Goal: FEB 4, 2009 vs ANAHEIM (8) Last Assist: FEB 11, 2009 vs COLORADO (5)
How Acquired: Signed by Colorado as a free agent, Aug. 6, 2005.
Notes: 2008-09 GAME HIGHS:
Goals - 1, 12x
Assists - 2, 2x (1/19 at CHI)
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
* 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:
+ / -
985:02
16:59
1-6
14.29
14
9
25
8
-6
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
58
13
19
32
16
6
0
1
77
16.88
Career
846
204
377
581
280
87
0
24
1154
17.68


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 (1) Last Assist: NOV 1, 2008 @ PHOENIX (24)
How Acquired:
Notes: 2008-09 GAME HIGHS:
Goals - 1, 2x (2/19 vs. CGY)
Assists - 1, 3x
Points - 1, 5x (2/19 vs. CGY)
Shots - 3 (11/1 at PHX)
Plus/Minus - +1, 4x (2/19 vs. CGY)
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:
+ / -
276:05
8:37
0-1
0.00
38
3
9
5
-1
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
32
2
3
5
12
0
0
1
17
11.76
Career
32
2
3
5
12
0
0
1
17
11.76


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: FEB 21, 2009 vs DETROIT (3) Last Assist: JAN 27, 2009 vs TORONTO (13)
How Acquired: Selected in the third round (93rd overall) of the 2001 NHL Entry Draft.
Notes: 2008-09 GAME HIGHS:
Goals - 1, 7x
Assists - 1, 6x
Points - 1, 13x
Shots - 5 (10/14 at ATL)
Plus/Minus - +2 (12/19 vs. NYI)
Ice Time - 22:13 (10/14 at ATL)

2008-09:
* Six of his seven goals have either tied game or given Wild lead
* 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:
+ / -
925:23
15:41
4-11
26.67
70
19
15
25
-13
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
59
7
6
13
32
0
1
1
97
7.22
Career
339
37
43
80
246
2
2
4
493
7.51


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 24, 2009 vs LOS ANGELES (1) Last Assist: FEB 21, 2009 vs DETROIT (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
* 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:
+ / -
1128:00
18:48
22-24
47.83
56
14
29
18
0
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
60
13
26
39
22
2
2
3
139
9.35
Career
298
51
79
130
140
17
2
9
540
9.44


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 (13) Last Assist: JAN 13, 2009 vs PHOENIX (18)
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, 3x
Points - 2, 2x
Shots - 5 (1/13 vs. PHX)
Plus/Minus - +1, 8x (2/4 vs. ANA)
Ice Time - 19:30 (2/4 vs. ANA - career high)

2008-09
* Leads NHL with team record 239 hits
* 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)
* Registered first NHL assist vs. DET (1/3)
* Scored first two NHL goals and had four hits vs. WSH (11/24)
* Had eight hits on 13 shifts vs. VAN (11/20)
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
679:29
12:08
2-6
25.00
239
15
12
25
-4
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
56
8
3
11
55
1
0
1
84
9.52
Career
58
8
3
11
55
1
0
1
84
9.52


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 (161) Last Assist: DEC 19, 2008 vs NY ISLANDERS (19)
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:
* T1st on team with plus-4 rating
* 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:
+ / -
234:21
4:59
0-0
0.00
57
3
2
4
4
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
47
0
3
3
85
0
0
0
11
0.00
Career
194
2
8
10
437
0
0
1
43
4.65


25 Eric Belanger C
(beh-LAWN-zhay)
5'11'', 187 12/16/1977 ( 31 ), Sherbrooke, QC, CAN 8th NHL / 2nd Season
Last Goal: FEB 8, 2009 vs EDMONTON (8) Last Assist: FEB 22, 2009 @ CHICAGO (2)
How Acquired: Signed as a free agent on July 4, 2007.
Notes: 2008-09 GAME HIGHS:
Goals - 2 (10/11 vs. BOS)
Assists - 2, (1/27 vs TOR)
Points - 2, 6x
Shots - 6 (12/6 at NSH)
Plus/Minus - +3 (1/27 vs. TOR)
Ice Time - 24:19 (10/18 at TB)

2008-09
* 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:
+ / -
1014:16
17:47
437-398
52.34
28
38
22
39
-6
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
57
11
18
29
16
3
0
3
113
9.73
Career
535
104
147
251
241
22
8
13
889
11.70


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 (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 -

2008-09
* Assigned to Houston for two week conditioning assignment (2/8)
* Had six points (1-5=6) in six games with Houston

2007-08
* 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


28 Peter Olvecky L
ohl-VEHT-skee
6'2'', 200 10/11/1985 ( 23 ), Trencin, SVK 0 NHL / 0 Season
Last Goal: FEB 22, 2009 @ CHICAGO (2) Last Assist: FEB 19, 2009 vs CALGARY (4)
How Acquired: Selected in the third round (78th overall) of the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.
Notes: 2008-09 GAME HIGHS:
Goals -1 (2/22 at CHI)
Assists - 1 (2/19 vs. CGY)
Points - 1, 2x (2/22 at CHI)
Shots - 4 (2/22 at CHI)
Plus/Minus - +1, 3x (2/22 at CHI)
Ice Time - 9:56, (1/30 at EDM)

2008-09
* 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:
+ / -
101:45
7:49
18-39
31.58
7
1
4
6
1
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
13
1
1
2
4
0
0
1
10
10.00
Career
13
1
1
2
4
0
0
1
10
10.00


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 (3) Last Assist: FEB 22, 2009 @ CHICAGO (2)
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, 7x (2/22 at CHI)
Points - 1, 8x (2/22 at CHI)
Shots - 3, 2x (2/21 vs. DET)
Plus/Minus - +2, 2x (2/21 vs. DET)
Ice Time - 27:55 (1/3 at DET)

2008-09
* Skated in 700th game and recorded assist on GWG at CHI (2/22)
* Scored first goal of the season 2/21 vs. DET
* Since 1999-00 (rookie season) has played in 702 games, more than any other defenseman in NHL
* 2nd on team with 94 blocked shots
* Posted helper in back-to-back games (2/11-2/12)
* Collected assist and season-high 26:01 of ice time at CGY (12/29)
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
1136:42
19:15
0-0
0.00
35
9
28
96
-6
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
59
1
7
8
4
0
0
0
34
2.94
Career
702
38
139
177
312
16
0
5
731
5.20


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: FEB 27, 2009 @ CALGARY Last Assist: FEB 21, 2009 vs DETROIT (3)
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, 2x (1/27 vs. TOR, 11/28 vs. TB ties career-high)
Ice Time - 21:31 (10/30 vs. MTL)

2008-09
* 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
* Tallied an assist in three straight games (0-5=5, 11/24-11/28)
* 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:
+ / -
839:00
16:46
0-0
0.00
20
7
12
49
-1
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
50
8
16
24
26
4
0
2
94
8.51
Career
317
56
96
152
157
33
0
8
622
9.00


49 Dan Fritsche L
FRIHT-chee
6'1'', 204 07/13/1985 ( 23 ), Parma, OH, USA 5th NHL / 1st Season
Last Goal: FEB 22, 2009 @ CHICAGO (2) Last Assist: FEB 27, 2009 @ CALGARY
How Acquired: Acquired from N.Y. Rangers 1/29/09, in exchange for Erik Reitz
Notes: 2008-09 GAME HIGHS:
Goals - 1, 3x (2/22 at CHI)
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:
+ / -
313:00
10:47
13-11
54.17
33
3
6
7
-4
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
29
3
4
7
2
1
1
0
34
8.82
Career
235
32
38
70
93
7
3
8
336
9.52


51 James Sheppard C
6'2'', 216 04/25/1988 ( 20 ), Halifax, NS, CAN 2nd NHL / 2nd Season
Last Goal: JAN 30, 2009 @ EDMONTON (12) Last Assist: FEB 14, 2009 vs OTTAWA (5)
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 - +2 (11/28 vs. WSH, tied career-high)
Ice Time - 20:07 (12/20 at STL - career-high)

2008-09
* 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 and tied career-high +2 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:
+ / -
932:18
15:32
266-402
39.82
56
24
16
40
-20
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
60
4
10
14
28
0
0
1
72
5.56
Career
138
8
25
33
57
0
0
2
129
6.20


55 Nick Schultz D
6'1'', 204 08/25/1982 ( 26 ), Strasbourg, SK, CAN 7th NHL / 7th Season
Last Goal: DEC 20, 2008 @ ST. LOUIS (28) Last Assist: FEB 8, 2009 vs EDMONTON (8)
How Acquired: Selected in the second round (33rd overall) of the 2000 NHL Entry Draft
Notes: 2008-09 GAME HIGHS:
Goals - 1 (12/20 at STL)
Assists - 1, 5x (2/8 vs. EDM)
Points - 1, 6x (2/8 vs. EDM)
Shots - 3 (12/20 at STL)
Plus/Minus - +2, 3x
Ice Time - 25:57 (11/18 at PIT)

2008-09
* Leads team with 116 blocked shots
* Has played 508 games with Wild - most all-time
* Became first Wild player to play in 500 games (2/8)
* Tied career-high with three-game point streak (1-2=3, 12/19-12/23)
* Recorded first goal of season at STL (12/20)
* Logged season-high 25:57 at PIT (11/18)
TOI:
TOI/G:
F/O W-L:
F/O Win%:
Hits:
TkAwy:
GvAwy:
Bkd S:
+ / -
1233:53
20:33
0-0
0.00
59
4
24
116
-2
GP
G
A
Pts
PIM
PPG
SHG
GWG
Shots
Shot%
Season
60
1
6
7
25
0
0
0
38
2.63
Career
508
20
64
84
205
2
0
3
393
5.09