Author Archives: Carson Babbini

About Carson Babbini

Carson Babbini is a sophomore at the University of Minnesota studying Journalism. Carson currently is the head of the NHL department for The Scorecrow and contributes for Sporting Sota of the Fansided Network. You can follow Carson on Twitter @CBabs1120 to keep up to date with his latest articles.

Mikko Koivu Out For Remainder Of Season With Torn ACL

Carson Babbini | February 6th, 2019

Some tough news has hit the Minnesota Wild today as the team announced that their captain Mikko Koivu will be out for the season with a torn ACL and meniscus. Koivu suffered the injury in the Wild’s shootout loss to the Buffalo Sabres last night. Koivu will have surgery on Friday. The Wild have also called up their 2015 first round pick Joel Eriksson Ek as a response.

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Auston Matthews Signs Five Year Extension With Toronto Maple Leafs

Carson Babbini | February 5th, 2019

The Toronto Maple Leafs made a move that they decided to get done sooner rather than later today as the team announced that superstar center Auston Matthews has been signed to a five-year extension worth $58.178 million, paying Matthews $11.634 million per year. The contract will begin during the 2019-2020 season.

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Alex Stalock Signs Three Year Extension With Wild

Carson Babbini | January 29th, 2019

The Minnesota Wild have locked up their backup goaltender as the team announced today that they have signed Alex Stalock to a three-year extension worth $2.355 million. The contract will keep Stalock in a Wild jersey through the 2021-2022 season, and pay him $950,000 in 2019-20, $700,000 in 2020-21, and $750,000 in 2021-22.

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Toronto Maple Leafs Acquire Jake Muzzin

Carson Babbini | January 28th, 2019

The first big deal of the Trade Deadline season went down tonight as it was announced that the Toronto Maple Leafs have acquired defenseman Jake Muzzin from the Los Angeles Kings. In exchange, the Kings acquire right winger Carl Grundstrom, rights to defenseman Sean Durzi, and a first-round pick in the 2019 NHL Draft.

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