The Minnesota Wild have re-signed free agent forward Kevin Fiala to a 2-year contract worth $6 million, or $3 million per season. This contract carries him through the 2020-2021 season.


Fiala has played for the Nashville Predators and the Minnesota Wild in his five-year NHL career. He has put up 48 goals and 56 assists for 104 career points in 223 career games. Nashville originally drafted him in the first round, 11th overall of the 2014 NHL Draft. The Swiss forward was traded at the deadline for Mikael Granlund.

Last season he scored 13 goals and 26 assists for 39 points in 83 games. He also added 36 minutes in penalties. His possession numbers were 52.7 percent Corsi and a relative Corsi of 1.5.

He had three goals and four assists after he came to the Wild. The 22-year-old was reunited with general manager Paul Fenton, who worked in the Predators’ front office.