My guess is you’ve searched this page out because you’re playing the Immaculate Grid.
If I’m right, that also means that today’s grid is asking for players who have played for both the Minnesota Wild and the New York Rangers.
And, I’m also guessing that you’re a little stuck on this particular square and you’re looking for a little help to keep your grid immaculate. Sound about right so far?
Well, good news, I’m here to help.
I’ve already done the research and have put together a list of well-known stars along with some more “under-the-radar” players that could land you a low rarity score.
Eric Staal was selected 2nd overall by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2003 NHL Draft. Over his distinguished NHL career, Staal has become known for his leadership, scoring ability, and consistency.
During his time with the Hurricanes, he won the Stanley Cup in the 2005-2006 season, leading the team in scoring during the playoffs. He was named captain of the Hurricanes in 2010.
Staal has also played for the Rangers, Wild, Sabres, Canadiens and Panthers. Throughout his career, he’s been named an All-Star (2005-06), won a gold medal with Team Canada at the 2010 Winter Olympics and achieved the 1,000-point milestone, making him one of the top offensive players of his generation.
Staal Key Stats
- All-Star (Hurricanes)
- Stanley Cup Winner (Hurricanes)
- 1000+ Career Points (Hurricanes, Wild, Rangers, Sabres, Canadiens, Panthers)
- 40+ Goal Season (Hurricanes, Wild)
- 50+ Assist Season (Hurricanes)
Kim Johnsson is a retired Swedish professional ice hockey defenceman. He played ten seasons in the National Hockey League for the New York Rangers, Philadelphia Flyers, Minnesota Wild, and Chicago Blackhawks.
Johnsson was selected 286th overall by the New York Rangers in the 1994 NHL Entry Draft, the last pick of that draft. He played two seasons with the Rangers before being traded to the Philadelphia Flyers in 2001.
Johnsson spent four seasons with the Flyers and then signed a four-year contract with the Minnesota Wild in 2006. In 2010, he was traded to the Chicago Blackhawks, where he played 8 regular season games before suffering a career-ending concussion. In his career, Johnsson scored 67 goals and assisted on 217 others for a total of 284 points.
Justin Falk is a Canadian former defenseman. He was selected 110th overall by the Minnesota Wild in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft. He began his NHL career with the Wild, debuting in the 2009-10 season, and later played for the New York Rangers, Columbus Blue Jackets, and Buffalo Sabres.
Falk’s professional career included several team transitions. After his time with the Wild, he was traded to the New York Rangers in 2013 and then returned to the Wild as a free agent in 2014. However, he struggled to secure a regular role and was traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets in 2015.
Falk later signed with the Buffalo Sabres in 2016, where he played in 46 games in the 2017-18 season, recording a goal and an assist. Falk’s career statistics in the NHL include 3 goals and 30 assists in 279 regular season games, and he appeared in 4 playoff games.