Kirill Kaprizov RUMORS & NEWS

  • Wild ink Kirill Kaprizov to 5-year, $45M deal

    The Score "The Minnesota Wild re-signed forward Kirill Kaprizov to a five-year contract with an average annual value of $9 million, the team announced Tuesday. Contract negotiations between the two sides were ongoing for the entire offseason, with general manager..." September 21

  • Wild ready to ‘move ahead’ without Kirill Kaprizov

    Hockey Wilderness "The Minnesota Wild were able to watch their young prospects perform well during their showcase tournament against the Chicago Blackhawks this weekend, but the reality of where their roster is currently was a significant and shadow-casting elephant in the rink. Kirill Kaprizov is still..." September 21

  • As Kirill Kaprizov contract talks go silent, Wild GM admits there are ‘some obstacles’

    The Score "Two months after denying that his negotiations with Kirill Kaprizov had reached an impasse, Minnesota Wild general manager Bill Guerin acknowledged they aren't going as planned. "There are going to be some obstacles," Guerin told The Athletic's Michael Russo on..." September 14

  • Wild GM Bill Guerin speaks on unsigned Kirill Kaprizov

    The Athletic "With the calendar flipped to September, and the temps beginning to drop ever so slightly in the Twin Cities, it’s a dreamily fitting sign that NHL training camps are right around the corner. This abbreviated offseason feels like it has lasted forever for some..." September 02

  • Kirill Kaprizov close to signing 5-year deal with Wild

    Hockey Wilderness "We’re less than a month until the preseason and we might just be getting the best news of the off-season. Michael Russo appeared on KFAN 100.3 earlier Tuesday morning — in the middle of enjoying the Minnesota State Fair to be clear — and made it clear that..." September 01

  • Kirill Kaprizov won't join CSKA Moscow for 2021-22 season

    The Score "CSKA Moscow of the KHL has announced Minnesota Wild star Kirill Kaprizov will not join the club this season, according to The Athletic's Michael Russo. The Russian outfit reportedly tried to lure Kaprizov, a restricted free agent, back overseas with a..." August 23

  • Minnesota Wild, Kirill Kaprizov Continue To Work Towards Contract

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The Minnesota Wild have exactly one restricted free agent to sign, but it’s a big one. Kirill Kaprizov, the reigning Calder Trophy winner and arguably the most exciting player to ever play for the franchise, currently doesn’t have a contract for the 2021-22 season. With..." August 23

  • Bill Guerin: Threat of Kirill Kaprizov leaving for KHL 'doesn't bother me at all'

    The Score "The possibility of CSKA Moscow poaching reigning Calder Trophy winner and restricted free agent Kirill Kaprizov doesn't faze Minnesota Wild general manager Bill Guerin. "It's not my decision. It doesn't bother me at all," Guerin said Monday,..." August 16

  • Kirill Kaprizov has ‘tentative agreement’ in KHL, can still sign with Wild

    Hockey Wilderness "The main star of the 2020-21 Minnesota Wild, Kirill Kaprizov, might be heading back to the KHL if he cannot reach an agreement with his NHL team on a new contract before the Russian league’s season begins. According to Frank Seravalli of Daily Faceoff, the Wild’s..." August 10

  • Kirill Kaprizov vs. the Minnesota Wild, Who Will Flinch First?

    The Sports Daily "One of my favorite movies is The Hunt for Red October.  The 1990 Oscar Award winning film (for best effects, sound editing), an adaptation of Tom Clancy‘s classic novel about deception, defection and a top secret submarine called the Red October that..." August 02

  • Wild GM not frightened by KHL threat with Kirill Kaprizov

    The Athletic "There are pressure points in every negotiation. The Wild were hoping the Kirill Kaprizov contract talks would be quick and simple once they started this process months ago by offering him a pile of money that, if he agreed to a long-term deal, would almost certainly make him..." July 21

  • Bill Guerin denies contract talks with Kirill Kaprizov have stalled

    The Score "Minnesota Wild general manager Bill Guerin refuted speculation Saturday that contract negotiations with star forward Kirill Kaprizov have stalled. "We've never cut off (contract) talks," Guerin said, per NHL.com's Jessi Pierce. "It's not..." July 03

  • Kirill Kaprizov of Wild wins Calder Trophy as NHL rookie of the year

    NHL.com "Kirill Kaprizov of the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday won the Calder Trophy as the NHL rookie of the year. The 24-year-old forward led NHL rookies in goals (27), points (51), power-play goals (eight) and shots on goal (157) in 55 games. He finished second in even-strength points (38)..." June 29

  • A Five-Year Contract Makes Sense for Both Kirill Kaprizov and the Wild

    Zone Coverage "A segment of the State of Hockey convinced themselves Kirill Kaprizov would never play in Minnesota. They were wrong, as you can no doubt tell by paying even passing attention to the Minnesota Wild this year. That hasn’t stopped the next round of growing dread: That..." June 04

  • 2021 Calder Trophy Finalists Announced

    Bleacher Report "The Professional Hockey Writers Association has announced the three finalists for the 2020-21 Calder Trophy award.  Kirill Kaprizov of the Minnesota Wild, Alex Nedeljkovic of the Carolina Hurricanes and Jason Robertson of the Dallas Stars are vying for the honor of..." June 03

  • Wild Have Reportedly Offered Max-Term Contract To Kirill Kaprizov

    Pro Hockey Rumors "While it took a long time for Wild winger Kirill Kaprizov to come to North America, he proved to be well worth the wait.  His rookie season was strong enough to make him a top contender for the Calder Trophy (the finalists will be revealed for Rookie of the Year on..." June 02

  • Solving the Zach Parise situation? Dealing for Jack Eichel? Paying Kirill Kaprizov? Wild’s offseason work begins

    The Athletic "The Wild had such high hopes for this latest trip to the postseason, the organization’s eighth in nine seasons, especially because they drew the Vegas Golden Knights, the exceptionally good fourth-year franchise that for some bizarre reason always has trouble beating Minnesota in the..." May 31

  • Calder Trophy favorites include Kirill Kaprizov, Jason Robertson

    NHL.com "Who was the best rookie in the NHL during the 2020-21 regular season? That will be officially decided when the Calder Trophy, voted on by the Professional Hockey Writers Association, is revealed during the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Though the regular season isn't scheduled to end until May 19,..." May 10