Former St. Cloud State hockey star Matt Cullen announced his retirement from the NHL on the Pittsburgh Penguins website. Cullen is a Moorhead native. He played college hockey at St. Cloud State and moved on to the NHL.
The Minnesota Wild signed a pair of forwards. The two are 5-7 31-year old Mats Zuccarello and 5'11 24-year old Ryan Hartman. Zuccarello gets a 5-year $30 Million deal while Hartman agrees to a 2-year $3.8 Million deal.
The Minnesota Wild missed an opportunity to retake the 2nd wildcard spot in the Western Conference after falling at home to Colorado 3-1 Tuesday night. Zach Parise scored the lone Minnesota goal on a power play in the 2nd period and Devan Dubnyk had 35 saves.
The Minnesota Wild lost at home to the Dallas Stars Thursday night. Dallas scored 3 goals within 2 minutes early in the 2nd period to take a 3-0 lead. Jason Zucker scored on a power play in the 2nd for Minnesota's only goal. Devan Dubnyk had 27 saves.