Wild re-sign Fiala for 2 years, $6 million

The Associated Press
FILE - In this March 7, 2019, file photo, Minnesota Wild left wing Kevin Fiala skates during the first period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Tampa, Fla. The Wild have re-signed Fiala to a two-year, $6 million contract. The deal with the restricted free agent was done Wednesday, Sept. 11, two days before the teams first practice of training camp. Fiala will make $2.5 million this season and $3.5 million in 2020-21, for with an annual salary cap hit of $3 million. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
FILE - In this March 7, 2019, file photo, Minnesota Wild left wing Kevin Fiala skates during the first period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Tampa, Fla. The Wild have re-signed Fiala to a two-year, $6 million contract. The deal with the restricted free agent was done Wednesday, Sept. 11, two days before the teams first practice of training camp. Fiala will make $2.5 million this season and $3.5 million in 2020-21, for with an annual salary cap hit of $3 million. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- The Minnesota Wild have re-signed left wing Kevin Fiala to a two-year, $6 million contract.

The deal with the restricted free agent was done on Wednesday, two days before the team's first practice of training camp. Fiala will make $2.5 million this season and $3.5 million in 2020-21, for with an annual salary cap hit of $3 million.

The 23-year-old Swiss forward was drafted by Nashville with the 11th overall pick in the first round in 2014, was acquired by the Wild in a trade for center Mikael Granlund at the deadline last season. Fiala totaled 13 goals and 26 assists in 2018-19, in 64 games with the Predators and 19 games with the Wild.

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