MINNESOTA RE-SIGNS PAT CANNONEJun 27, 2017
SAINT PAUL, Minn. - Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has re-signed forward Pat Cannone (pronounced Kuh-NO-knee) to a one-year, two-way contract ($650,000/$225,000) for 2017-18.
Cannone, 30 (8/9/86), appeared in three games with Minnesota in 2016-17, including his NHL debut on Dec. 20, 2016 versus Colorado. The 5-foot-11, 197-pound native of Bayport, N.Y., registered 38 points (9-29=38) and 26 penalty minutes (PIM) in 73 games with the Iowa Wild in the American Hockey League (AHL) in 2016-17, leading the club in points and assists, and ranking T-2nd in power-play goals (5). His 29 assists set a team record for most in a season by an Iowa skater. He has totaled 241 points (89-152=241), a plus-54 rating and 173 PIM in 421 career games during parts of seven AHL seasons with Binghamton (2010-13), Chicago (2013-16) and Iowa (2016-17). Cannone originally signed with Minnesota as a free agent on July 1, 2016.
Opening Night 2017 is slated for Saturday, Oct. 7 with a complete 76-game regular season schedule announced at a later date during the summer.
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The Iowa Wild 2017-18 season is presented by Mercy Medical Center: and runs from October through April. Fans may purchase seats to see any of the team’s 38 regular season home games at Wells Fargo Arena. Season tickets to see the Wild play its 2017-18 season at Wells Fargo Arena start at just $10 per game. For more information on tickets, including ticket plans and group seating, please contact the Wild ticket office by calling 515-564-8700 or go to www.iowawild.com.
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