Minnesota Wild Call Up Two Top Prospects

The Minnesota Wild have called up forwards Matt Boldy and Marco Rossi from the team's taxi squad. 

The Wild need a major change, as they have lost five straight contests. As a result of this, they have fallen from first place to third place in the Central Division. With that, they now only hold a two-point lead over the Colorado Avalanche in the standings. The Avalanche just so happen to have three games in hand, too. 

By bringing up these two prospects, the Wild are hoping that they can help turn things around for the team. They are viewed as the team's two best prospects, so it certainly is worth trying. 

Boldy, the 12th-overall pick of the 2019 NHL Entry Draft, has dominated the AHL with the Iowa Wild. In 10 games this season, he has four goals and 10 points. He also recorded 18 points in just 14 games with the team last season, so it appears that he's ready for his first taste of NHL action. 

Rossi is a fellow first-round pick who also is off to an excellent start this season with Iowa. In 21 games with the AHL squad, he has seven goals and 23 points in just 21 games. It is fantastic to see from the 20-year-old, as he missed all but one game last season due to long-term complications from COVID-19. 

Following this news, the Wild also waived veteran forward Victor Rask. 

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