Another disappointing season will soon draw to a close for the Minnesota Wild, and a frustrated fan base is looking forward to what should be a major summer shake up for the team. It was made painstakingly clear this season that the team lacks a game-changing, top-six forward who can find the back of the net. With prospects like Jason Zucker and Mikael Granlund at least a year or two away, General Manager Chuck Fletcher is forced to look outside of the organization for options.
While this summer’s unrestricted free agent class is shallow, the list of Restricted Free Agents is much more promising for teams willing to give up picks or dangle their own for a trade. Notables who most likely won’t be going anywhere fast are Toronto’s Tyler Bozak, Tampa Bay's Steven Stamkos, The Coyote’s Kyle Turris, and Atlanta captain Andrew Ladd.
That being said, here are a couple of RFAs who just might be in play for the Wild.