NHL Rumors: Wild Hearing Offers for 2 Players

The Minnesota Wild had a disappointing 2023-24 season, as they missed the playoffs and struggled with consistency. Because of this, there is an expectation that they will have a busy summer as they try to become a better team in 2024-25.

Changes could be on the way for the Wild, as The Fourth Period reported that the Central Division club is willing to listen to offers for goaltender Filip Gustavsson and center Marco Rossi. 

Gustavsson, 25, has been the subject of trade rumors since the end of the regular season. This only intensified after the Wild signed veteran goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury to a contract extension. With Jesper Wallstedt also ready to the show, Gustavsson may be expendable, especially with Minnesota's cap trouble. 

After a breakout season in 2022-23, Gustavsson struggled this campaign, posting a 20-18-4 record, a 3.06 GAA, and a .899 SV%. However, given his past success, there is reason to believe that he can bounce back. Thus, don't be surprised if he forms a market this summer.

As for Rossi, TFP noted that he is not being actively shopped, but Wild GM Bill Guerin is more than open to hear offers for the young forward. Anthony Di Marco of TFP also reported that it would likely be a "talent-for-talent" kind of deal if Rossi is moved. 

Rossi appeared in 82 games this season with the Wild, where he had 21 goals, 40 points, and a minus-4 rating. 

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