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Wild's Will Bitten: Gets two-way contract
Bitten signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Wild on Saturday, per CapFriendly.
Bitten put up 19 points in 31 contests with AHL Iowa last year, his third season with the Wild's farm team. The forward's deal will pay him $840,000 at the NHL level, although it remains to be seen if he'll get much of a chance to make the big club's Opening Night roster. He'd likely need to outperform Frederick Gaudreau or Matthew Boldy in training camp.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Will Bitten: Sent to minors
Bitten was reassigned to AHL Iowa on Friday, CapFriendly reports.
Bitten has tallied four assists in 11 games with AHL Iowa this season but has yet to make his NHL debut. He likely won't get that chance this year.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Will Bitten: Moves up to taxi squad
Bitten was promoted to the taxi squad Thursday, per CapFriendly.
Bitten has recorded four assists in 11 games with AHL Iowa. It doesn't seem likely that he'll see any NHL ice time in the near future.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Will Bitten: Sent to AHL affiliate
The Wild assigned Bitten to AHL Iowa on Friday.
The AHL's season is about to start, so Bitten will head to the minors for the foreseeable future. The 22-year-old forward picked up 21 points in 51 minor-league appearances last campaign.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Will Bitten: Rises to taxi squad
Bitten was recalled from AHL Iowa to the taxi squad Sunday, Sarah McLellan of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
The Wild are dealing with a few injuries at forward, so Bitten will add depth. The 2016 third-round pick has yet to make his NHL debut. His AHL performance hasn't been anything special, as he posted 21 points over 51 games last season. Nevertheless, he'll practice and travel with the team for the time being.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Will Bitten: Dealt to Minnesota
The Canadiens traded Bitten to the Wild in exchange for Gustav Olofsson on Wednesday.
Bitten has been highly productive in the OHL over the past three seasons, racking up 73 goals and 186 points in 194 contests. The 2016 third-round pick could develop into a solid middle-six forward for the Wild, but he'll need to prove himself in the AHL before getting a shot with the big club.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 5-11, 174 lbs|
|Birthplace: Ottawa, ON|