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NHL Rumors: Minnesota Wild – Kirill Kaprizov, Joel Eriksson Ek and Kevin Fiala

Pending RFA Kirill Kaprizov will be the Minnesota Wild’s top priority this offseason. Jared Spurgeon is the highest-paid Wild player for now. The Wild have 14 players under contract for next year with $22 million in cap space. GM Bill Guerin will be reaching out Kaprizov’s camp real soon, and Kaprizov will be more involved.
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Wild's Kevin Fiala: Key in third-period rally

Fiala scored a power-play goal on two shots and added an assist in Wednesday's 3-0 win over the Golden Knights in Game 6. Fiala set up Ryan Hartman for the opening tally on an odd-man rush in the third period. The Golden Knights lost a challenge a few minutes later, and Fiala scored on the ensuing power play. The Swiss winger had been quiet in the postseason prior to Wednesday -- he now has two points in six contests. He's added a minus-4 rating, 20 shots on net and 15 hits in a middle-six role.
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Wild's Kevin Fiala: In Game 1 lineup as expected

Fiala (rest) will return to the lineup for Sunday's game 1 against the Golden Knights, Sarah McLellan of Star Tribune Sports reports. Fiala sat out Minnesota's regular-season finale but was never in any danger of missing the postseason opener. The 24-year-old winger contributed an even 20 goals and 20 assists over 50 regular-season contests and will now get an opportunity to add to his career postseason totals, which stand at eight goals and two assists in 24 games between the Predators and Wild.
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Wild's Kevin Fiala: Set for rest Thursday

Fiala (rest) won't play in Thursday's game versus the Blues, Michael Russo of The Athletic reports. Fiala is one of five Wild skaters to sit out Thursday's contest. The 24-year-old recently missed a game with a lower-body injury, but he should be good to go once the Wild's playoff run begins. Fiala will end the regular season with 20 goals and 40 points in 50 outings.
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Wild's Kevin Fiala: Game-time call

Fiala (lower body) will be a game-time decision for Friday's matchup with Anaheim, Michael Russo of The Athletic reports. Fiala has been red hot recently, racking up six goals and 13 points through his last eight games, so fantasy managers will want to keep a close eye on his status ahead of puck drop Friday night.
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Wild's Kevin Fiala: Good to go Friday

Fiala (lower body) is in Friday's lineup against Anaheim, Michael Russo of The Athletic reports. Fiala missed just one game while dealing with a lower-body issue and will slide back into a middle-six role Friday. The 24-year-old has racked up 20 goals and 39 points in 47 games this season.
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Wild's Kevin Fiala: Surprise scratch Wednesday

Fiala (lower body) won't be in the lineup for Wednesday's matchup with Vegas, Michael Russo of The Athletic reports. It's unclear when Fiala suffered the injury, but it's serious enough to force him to miss game action. The 24-year-old will miss his first game since Apr. 10, as he's been on a tear the last five games, racking up nine points over that span. With Fiala sidelined, Marcus Johansson (upper body) will replace him in the lineup after returning from injury.
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Kevin Fiala leads Wild past Blues in OT

Kevin Fiala scored the game-winner in overtime Saturday night as the Minnesota Wild rallied past the visiting St. Louis Blues 4-3. Mats Zuccarello, Nico Sturm and Jonas Brodin also scored for the Wild (32-14-4, 68 points), who erased a 3-1 deficit in the third period. Kaapo Kahkonen stopped 28 of...
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Wild's Kevin Fiala: Fuels rally with two points

Fiala scored a goal on three shots, dished an assist and went plus-2 in Monday's 6-5 win over the Golden Knights. Fiala sparked the comeback effort with his tally at 10:49 of the third period. He also set up the game-tying goal by Kirill Kaprizov. The 24-year-old Fiala has 20 goals, 39 points, 153 shots on net and a plus-1 rating through 47 outings. The Wild have a fairly balanced forward group -- the Swiss winger typically can put up solid offense regardless of which line he works on. He's racked up 13 points in his last eight outings.
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Wild's Kevin Fiala: Keeps coming up big

Fiala scored the game-winning goal and added an assist in Saturday's 4-3 overtime win over St. Louis. He also provided six shots, two hits and a plus-3 rating. Another huge performance by Fiala, who has now reached the scoresheet in six of his last seven games, piling up five goals and six assists during that stretch. His one-timer midway through overtime completed Minnesota's rally from 3-1 down, and he also set up Jonas Brodin's tying goal with one minute left in regulation. Fiala has 37 points in 46 games and needs one more goal for his third 20-goal campaign in the last four years.
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Wild's Kevin Fiala: Fuels third-period rally

Fiala scored a goal and provided a pair of assists in Thursday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Blues. Fiala was a big reason why the game got to overtime. He scored the Wild's second goal, then assisted on tallies by Victor Rask and Kirill Kaprizov to force the extra session. The 24-year-old Fiala is on a roll with 10 points in his last nine outings. The Swiss winger is up to 18 goals, 35 points, 144 shots on net, 41 PIM and a minus-3 rating through 45 contests overall.
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Wild's Kevin Fiala: On four-game point streak

Fiala tallied a goal and an assist with three shots Saturday in a 6-3 victory over the Sharks. Fiala parked himself in front of the San Jose net in the final minute of the second period and deposited Marcus Johansson's rebound to give the Wild a 4-0 lead. He later drew an assist on a Kirill Kaprizov power-play tally. Fiala will take a four-game point streak (three goals, three assists) into Wednesday's clash with St. Louis.
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Wild's Kevin Fiala: Gets things started Wednesday

Fiala scored a goal on five shots and had two PIM in Wednesday's 4-1 win over Arizona. Fiala got the Wild on the board 2:58 into the second period, converting a Nico Sturm cross-crease feed for his 16th goal of the season. The 24-year-old winger has put together a strong April, collecting six goals and five assists with 41 shots in 10 games.
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Wild's Kevin Fiala: One of each in win

Fiala scored a goal and dished an assist in Monday's 5-2 win over the Coyotes. Fiala earned the secondary helper on Kirill Kaprizov's power-play goal in the first period. The 24-year-old Fiala then scored at even strength in the third to extend the Wild's lead to 4-2. The Swiss winger has 15 tallies, 28 points, 127 shots on net, a minus-6 rating and 37 PIM through 40 contests this year.
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Wild's Kevin Fiala: Back at it

Fiala (upper body) will return to the lineup for Wednesday's matinee matchup with the Coyotes, Michael Russo of The Athletic reports. Fiala was considered a game-time call for Monday's matchup with St. Louis, but that contest was ultimately postponed. The 24-year-old winger is expected to return to a middle-six role as well as a spot on Minnesota's top power-play unit Wednesday. He's picked up 25 points through 36 games this year.
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Wild's Kevin Fiala: Game-time decision Monday

Fiala (upper body) is a game-time decision for Monday's game versus the Blues, Jessi Pierce of The Athletic reports. Fiala didn't play in Saturday's road clash against the Blues due to an upper-body injury, but he'll have a chance to return Monday. The 24-year-old has generated 14 goals and 11 assists across 36 games this season. Expect him to skate on the top line if he's cleared in time.
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Wild's Kevin Fiala: Expected to miss Saturday

Fiala (undisclosed) left the ice during warmups and is not expected to play against St. Louis on Saturday, Sarah McLellan of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. Fiala has been on fire with 11 points over his last eight games, including a hat trick against Colorado on Wednesday. The 24-year-old has 14 goals and 25 points through 36 games this season. He'll be considered questionable for Monday's rematch with the Blues.
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Wild's Kevin Fiala: Dealing with upper-body injury

Fiala is out with an upper-body injury Saturday. Fiala attempted to participate in warmups but left the ice during line rushes. The fact that he was a game-time decision Saturday bodes well for this being a short-term injury for the Swiss winger. He'll try to get back to action Monday versus the Blues.
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Wild's Kevin Fiala: Earns first career hat trick

Fiala scored three times on eight shots and dished an assist in Wednesday's 8-3 win over the Avalanche. Fiala played a massive role in Wednesday's blowout win. Two of his three goals, as well as his assist, came with the man advantage. He extended his point streak to seven games, during which he has five tallies and six helpers. The Swiss winger is up to 14 goals, 25 points, 113 shots on net and an even plus-minus rating in 35 contests. He'll look to keep things rolling Friday in St. Louis.
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Wild's Kevin Fiala: Snipes late PPG

Fiala scored a power-play goal on six shots in Monday's 5-4 loss to Colorado. Fiala made things interesting when he buried a snap shot from the slot to pull Minnesota to within 5-4 with 35 seconds left in the third period. The goal, his 11th of the year, extended Fiala's point streak to six games (two goals, five assists). The 24-year-old would be trending toward a second consecutive 20-goal campaign were it not for the shortened schedule.