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Player Pets: Alex Goligoski and Jax

Each month, will feature a Minnesota Wild Player and his pet(s), presented by PetSmart. Alex Goligoski's puppy soft-coated wheaten terrier's name is Jax and he's almost one and half years old. John Rikess: What kind of pets do you have currently?. Alex Goligoski: A Soft-coated Wheaten Terrier named Jax...
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Wild's Alex Goligoski: Healthy scratch Friday

Goligoski will not be in Friday's lineup against Seattle, Michael Russo of The Athletic reports. Goligoski is averaging 18:48 of ice time with 30 points through 69 games this season. The 36-year-old will get a night off as the Wild prepare for the postseason. Jordie Benn will take his place in the lineup and Goligoski could return as early as Sunday against Nashville.
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Wild's Alex Goligoski: Provides helper

Goligoski notched an assist, four blocked shots, two hits and a plus-2 rating in Sunday's 5-1 win over the Capitals. Goligoski has had an eventful week, sitting out three games as a scratch and signing a two-year contract extension. He's played in the last two contests with Jon Merrill (upper body) on the shelf, and Goligoski was able to snap a five-game point drought with his helper Sunday. For the season, Goligoski is at 29 points, 68 shots on net, 79 blocked shots, 48 hits and a plus-37 rating in a bottom-four role through 60 appearances.

Wild give defenseman Alex Goligoski a 2-year, $4M extension

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild signed defenseman Alex Goligoski to a two-year, $4 million contract extension on Wednesday. The 36-year-old Goligoski is in his first season with the Wild, his home-state club. He has two goals, 26 assists and a team-leading plus-34 rating in 58 games. His new deal runs through the 2023-24 season. The Wild also have defensemen Jonas Brodin and Jared Spurgeon signed for six and five more years, respectively.

Wild extend Alex Goligoski with two-year, $4 million contract

Minnesota Wild defenseman Alex Goligoski will turn 37 years old this summer but isn't slowing down even though he was drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins all the way back in 2004. Goligoski apparently isn't considering hanging his skates up anytime soon. According to the NHL's website, the Wild signed the...

Wild to extend defenseman Alex Goligoski with two-year deal

When the Minnesota Wild signed Alex Goligoski to a one-year, $5M contract in the offseason, it came with the expectation that the team would offer him an extension at a much-reduced cost. That would allow the team to spend a little bit more this season when they have some extra cap space, and less in the coming years when they have to deal with hefty buyout penalties due to Zach Parise and Ryan Suter.

Wild sign Alex Goligoski to two year extension with $2 million cap hit

The Minnesota native signed with the Wild in the 2021 offseason to a one year, $5 million contract. At 36 years old, and turning 37 in July, he’ll likely be retiring in his home state. The $3 million pay deduction is essential for the Wild going forward, as next...