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This is a complete list of ice hockey players who have played for the Minnesota Wild in the National Hockey League (NHL). It includes players that have played at least one regular season or playoff game for the Minnesota Wild since the franchise was established in 2000 as one of two expansion teams, along with the Columbus Blue Jackets.

As of April 1, 2009, eight goaltenders and 108 skaters (forwards and defensemen) have appeared in at least one regular-season and/or playoff game with the Minnesota Wild since the team joined the league in the 2000–2001 NHL season. The 116 all-time members of the Wild are listed below, with statistics complete through the end of the 2007–2008 season.

The "Seasons" column lists the first year of the season of the player's first game and the last year of the season of the player's last game. For example, a player who played one game in the 2000–01 season would be listed as playing with the team from 2000–2001, regardless of what calendar year the game occurred within.


All players
Nat Nationality
Flag of Austria Austria
Flag of Canada Canada
Flag of the Czech Republic Czech Republic
Flag of Finland Finland
Flag of Germany Germany
Flag of Lithuania Lithuania
Flag of Norway Norway
Flag of Poland Poland
Flag of Russia Russia
Flag of Slovakia Slovakia
Flag of Sweden Sweden
Flag of Switzerland Switzerland
Flag of Ukraine Ukraine
Flag of the United States United States

      Appeared in a Wild game during the 2008–09 season

Nat Nationality
GP Games Played

W Wins SO Shutouts
L Losses GAA Goals against average
T Ties SV% Save percentage
OTL Overtime loss

Pos Position RW Right Wing A Assists
D Defenseman C Centre P Points
LW Left Wing G Goals PIM Penalty minutes


Note: Stats are updated through to the end of the 2007-2008 season

Nat Seasons Regular season Playoffs Notes
Backstrom, NiklasFlag of Finland2006–20099956211492.17.923113802.22.924William M. Jennings Trophy2006–2007[2]
Bierk, ZacFlag of Canada2000–2001101006.00.778
Fernandez, MannyFlag of Canada2000–2007260113102201122.47.91493401.96.929William M. Jennings Trophy2006–2007[2]
Gustafson, DerekFlag of the United States2000–2002513002.27.904
Harding, JoshFlag of Canada2005–2009391618322.26.904
Kochan, DieterFlag of Canada2002–2003101005.00.821
McLennan, JamieFlag of Canada2000–200138523922.64.905
Roloson, DwayneFlag of Canada2001–2006167627126152.28.919115602.59.903



Pierre-Marc Bouchard has spent his entire NHL career with the Wild, joining the team in 2002.


In five seasons in Minnesota, Nick Schultz has scored 62 points.


Note: Stats are updated through to the end of the 2007-2008 season.

Nat Pos Seasons Regular season Playoffs Notes[3]
<span id="A"/>Armstrong, Chris Flag of CanadaD2000–200130000
<span id="B"/>Bartos, Peter Flag of the Czech RepublicLW2000–2001134266
Belanger, Eric Flag of CanadaC2007–2009751324373060004
Belle, Shawn Flag of CanadaD2006–200790110
Benysek, Ladislav Flag of the Czech RepublicD2000–20031593121574
Bergeron, Marc-Andre Flag of CanadaD2008–2009First season with Minnesota
Blouin, Sylvain Flag of CanadaLW2000–200386347251
Bombardir, Brad Flag of CanadaD2000–2004212333369340000Captain, 2000–2001, 2002–2004
Bonin, Brian Flag of the United StatesC2000–200170000
Boogaard, Derek Flag of CanadaLW2005–20091472573521001144
Bordeleau, Sebastien Flag of CanadaC2001–2002141458
Bouchard, Pierre-Marc Flag of CanadaC2002–200935461160221116163474
Brandner, Christoph Flag of AustriaLW2003–2004354598
Brown, Brad Flag of CanadaD2001–2004138066267Captain, 2001–2002, 2003–2004
Brunette, Andrew Flag of CanadaLW2001–2004
24554110164601876134Captain, 2001–2002, 2003–2004, 2008–2009
Burns, Brent Flag of CanadaD2003–20082672763901501103320
<span id="C"/>Carney, Keith Flag of the United StatesD2006–20081415232864111124Captain, 2006–2007
Chouinard, Eric Flag of CanadaC2003–2004313476
Chouinard, Marc Flag of CanadaC2003–200611925265151
Clutterbuck, Cal Flag of CanadaRW2007–200920000
Cullen, David Flag of CanadaD2001–200230000
<span id="D"/>Daigle, Alexandre Flag of CanadaRW2003–200612425547926
Daigneault, J. J. Flag of CanadaD2000–200110002
Demitra, Pavol Flag of SlovakiaRW2006–2008139407811852112572Captain, 2007–2008
Domenichelli, Hnat Flag of CanadaLW2001–20032815610
Dowd, Jim Flag of the United StatesC2000–20042833289121203150220Captain, 2001–2002, 2003–2004
Dupuis, Pascal Flag of CanadaRW2000–20073346774141162164488
<span id="F"/>Fedoruk, Todd Flag of CanadaLW2007–2008586511106611216
Ferguson, Scott Flag of CanadaD2005–-20061500022
Foster, Kurtis Flag of CanadaD2005–200917620517114930220
Foy, Matt Flag of CanadaRW2005–20085667134810000
Fritsche, Dan Flag of the United StatesC2008–2009First season with Minnesota
<span id="G"/>Gaborik, Marian Flag of SlovakiaRW2000–20094852062084142992912102218Captain, 2007–2008
Gavey, Aaron Flag of CanadaC2000–200214616254190
Gillies, Colton Flag of CanadaC2008–2009First season with Minnesota
<span id="H"/>Hall, Adam Flag of the United StatesRW2006–200723235830007
Hendrickson, Darby Flag of the United StatesC2000–2004182293160100172354Captain, 2000–2001
Henry, Alex Flag of CanadaD2003–20061342911179Captain, 2005-2006
Hill, Sean Flag of the United StatesD2007–2008352793250004
<span id="J"/>Johnson, Matt Flag of CanadaLW2000–2004227157226981200025Captain, 2002–2003
Johnsson, Kim Flag of SwedenD2006–2009156742491061001120
<span id="K"/>Kelly, Steve Flag of CanadaLW2007–200820000-----
Koivu, Mikko Flag of FinlandC2005–20092033780117140115168Captain, 2008–2009
Kolanos, Krystofer Flag of CanadaC2008–2009First season with Minnesota
Krivokrasov, Sergei Flag of RussiaRW2000–2002638162437
Kuba, Filip Flag of the Czech RepublicD2000–200635733991321611835824Captain, 2001–2002, 2005–2006
<span id="L"/>Laaksonen, Antti Flag of FinlandLW2000–2004323556311892161344
Leschyshyn, Curtis Flag of CanadaD2000–20015423519
<span id="M"/>Marshall, Jason Flag of CanadaD2001–2004137715222351511216
Matte, Christian Flag of CanadaRW2000–200130002
Matteucci, Mike Flag of CanadaD2000–200260004
McKenna, Steve Flag of CanadaLW2000–20012011219
Michalek, Zbynek Flag of the Czech RepublicD2003–2004221124
Miettinen, Antti Flag of FinlandRW2008–2009First season with Minnesota
Mitchell, Willie Flag of CanadaD2000–2006288948572331813414Captain, 2005–2006
Mojzis, Tomas Flag of the Czech RepublicD2008–2009First season with Minnesota
Moore, Dominic Flag of CanadaC2006–20084032520
Morgan, Jason Flag of CanadaC2006–200740004
Muckalt, Bill Flag of CanadaRW2002–20038538650000
Murphy, Curtis Flag of CanadaD2002–200310000
<span id="N"/>Nazarov, Andrei Flag of RussiaLW2005–200620006
Nielsen, Jeff Flag of the United StatesRW2000–20015938114
Nolan, Owen Flag of CanadaLW2008–2009First season with Minnesota
Nummelin, Petteri Flag of FinlandD2006–200878524292471230
Nurminen, Kai Flag of FinlandLW2000–200121012
<span id="O"/>O'Donnell, Sean Flag of CanadaD2000–20016341216128Captain, 2000–2001
Olvecky, Peter Flag of SlovakiaC2008–2009First season with Minnesota
<span id="P"/>Park, Richard Flag of KoreaRW2001–200421737377454183364Captain, 2003–2004
Parrish, Mark Flag of the United StatesRW2006–20081423534693461010Captain, 2006–2008
Patera, Pavel Flag of the Czech RepublicLW2000–2001201344
Pellerin, Scott Flag of CanadaLW2000–20015811283945Captain, 2000-2001
Pouliot, Benoît Flag of CanadaLW2006–200914213010000
<span id="R"/>Radivojevic, Branko Flag of SlovakiaRW2006–20081551823416970002
Reitz, Eric Flag of the United StatesD2005–2007
Robitaille, Randy Flag of CanadaC2005–20066712284054
Roche, Travis Flag of CanadaD2000–2002
Roest, StacyFlag of CanadaC2000–200213417314828
Rolston, Brian Flag of the United StatesRW2005–2008241961062021491135812Captain, 2005–2008
Ronning, Cliff Flag of CanadaC2002–20038017314824172794
<span id="S"/>Schultz, Nick Flag of CanadaD2001–20094481958771842402210Captain, 2007–2008
Scott, John Flag of CanadaRW2008–2009First season with Minnesota
Sekeras, Lubomir Flag of SlovakiaD2000–2003209175269120151126
Sheppard, James Flag of CanadaC2007–200978415192960114
Simicek, Roman Flag of the Czech RepublicC2000–20023444829
Simon, Chris Flag of CanadaLW2007–2008100001620000
Skoula, Martin Flag of the Czech RepublicD2005–20091784283272110004
Smith, Wyatt Flag of the United StatesC2006–2007613361640000
Stevenson, Jeremy Flag of the United StatesLW2002–2004355611711405512
Stewart, Cam Flag of CanadaLW2000–200154491318
Sushinski, Maxim Flag of RussiaRW2000–200130741129
Sutton, Andy Flag of CanadaD2000–2002885813166
<span id="T"/>Tjarnqvist, Daniel Flag of SwedenD2005–2006603151832
Trudel, Jean-Guy Flag of CanadaLW2002–200310002
<span id="V"/>Veilleux, Stephane Flag of CanadaLW2002–20092803037672141100031
Virta, Tony Flag of FinlandRW2001–200282350
Voros, Aaron Flag of CanadaLW2007–2008557714141510116
<span id="W"/>Wallin, Rickard Flag of SwedenC2002–200419641014
Walz, Wes Flag of CanadaC2000–2008447818716826623771418Captain, 2000–2001, 2005–2006
Wanvig, Kyle Flag of CanadaRW2002–200664591487
Ward, Joel Flag of CanadaRW2006–2007110110
Weinhandl, Mattias Flag of SwedenRW2005–20072734720
Weller, Craig Flag of CanadaRW2008–2009First season with Minnesota
Westrum, Erik Flag of the United StatesC2005–2006100112
White, Todd Flag of CanadaC2005–20071383252844240000
Wiemer, Jason Flag of CanadaC2003–20046271118106
<span id="Z"/>Zholtok, Sergei Flag of LatviaC2001–200421048621106518211130Captain, 2002–2003
Zidlicky, Marek Flag of the Czech RepublicD2008–2009First season with Minnesota
Zyuzin, Andrei Flag of RussiaD2002–20061881936551321801114


  1. 1.0 1.1 Beginning in the 2005–06 season, ties are no longer possible. At the same time, the league began tracking overtime losses for goaltenders.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Niklas Backstrom and Manny Fernandez shared the William M. Jennings Trophy in 2006–2007.
  3. The Wild have a rotating captaincy, with a different player being named captain each month.



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