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Wild's Dakota Mermis: Signs one-year contract
Mermis signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Wild on Friday.
Mermis spent most of the 2022-23 season with AHL Iowa where he had five goals and 21 assists. He also played in a pair of games with the Wild, but he was unable to hit the scoresheet. Mermis will likely spend most of the 2023-24 campaign in the AHL.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Dakota Mermis: Sent down
Mermis was assigned to AHL Iowa on Friday, Michael Russo of The Athletic reports.
Mermis has one shot on goal, three blocks and two hits in two appearances with Minnesota this season. He has been a healthy scratch for the past three contests.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Dakota Mermis: Promoted Wednesday
Mermis was called up by Minnesota on Wednesday, Joe Smith of The Athletic reports.
Mermis has five goals and 24 points in 46 games with AHL Iowa this season. The 29-year-old hasn't played for Minnesota in 2022-23, but he's recorded a goal and four points in 25 career NHL games. The Wild reportedly wanted another defenseman because they might have one or more blueliners on their roster who are dealing with an injury or an illness ahead of Thursday's game against Columbus. It's not yet clear which Wild players are questionable for Thursday's contest though.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Dakota Mermis: Put on waivers
Mermis (undisclosed) was put on waivers by Minnesota on Friday, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports.
Mermis was hurt during a preseason game and had been on the injured reserve list as a result. Now that he's healthy, the Wild can send him to the AHL, provided he clears waivers. He had three goals and 24 points in 59 AHL contests in 2021-22.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Dakota Mermis: Lands on IR
Mermis (undisclosed) was placed on injured reserve Monday, per CapFriendly.
Mermis was injured during a preseason game and is expected to be "out for a bit" which doesn't provide a very clear timeline. The 28-year-old should be considered out indefinitely until more information on his status becomes available.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Dakota Mermis: Will miss some time
Mermis (undisclosed) was injured during Tuesday's preseason game against St. Louis, reports Michael Russo of The Athletic.
Wild coach Dean Evason believes Mermis will be "out for a bit." He's projected to begin the 2022-23 campaign on the non-roster injured reserve and then be assigned to the AHL once he's medically cleared.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Dakota Mermis: Returned to AHL affiliate
Mermis was reassigned to AHL Iowa on Saturday.
Mermis will switch spots with fellow defenseman Calen Addison, who was recalled to the big club in a corresponding move Saturday. Mermis has only drawn into two games with the Wild this season, going scoreless while averaging 13:54 of ice time over that span.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Dakota Mermis: Back with big club
Mermis was promoted from AHL Iowa on Monday.
Mermis will likely serve as a healthy scratch Monday but he could stay on the roster for a while as Matt Dumba (lower body) is expected to miss time. The 28-year-old has appeared in two NHL games this season.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Dakota Mermis: Assigned to AHL Iowa
Mermis was demoted to AHL Iowa from the active roster Saturday.
Mermis was reassigned precisely one week after his promotion to the active roster. The 28-year-old averaged 13:54 of ice time and was held scoreless over his two NHL appearances. He has recorded six points over 18 games for AHL Iowa this season -- his most recent AHL appearance was Dec. 29.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Dakota Mermis: Joins big club
Mermis was promoted from the taxi squad to the active roster Saturday.
Mermis has yet to see any NHL action this season. With several Minnesota skaters injured or on the COVID-19 list, the 28-year-old will likely make his season debut against Washington on Saturday.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Dakota Mermis: Recalled to taxi squad
Mermis was promoted to the taxi squad from AHL Iowa on Thursday.
Mermis has yet to set skate on the NHL ice this season. The 27-year-old has logged two goals and four assists through 18 appearances with AHL Iowa.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Dakota Mermis: Hits waivers
Mermis was waived by the Wild on Friday, Sportsnet's Chris Johnston reports.
Mermis secured a two-year extension this offseason but his placement on waivers suggests that he'll likely spend most of the season in the AHL. He was held without a point in three NHL games last season.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Dakota Mermis: Pens two-year extension
Mermis signed a two-year, two-way contract extension with the Wild on Tuesday, Michael Russo of The Athletic reports.
Mermis appeared in just three games with the Wild last season, going scoreless over that span. He'll likely spend most, if not all, of the 2021-22 campaign in the minors.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Dakota Mermis: Rises to active roster
Mermis was promoted to the active roster Thursday, Michael Russo of The Athletic reports.
Mermis is expected to draw into the lineup for Thursday's season finale versus the Blues, as the Wild will rest some of their regulars. Mermis has recorded eight hits and four blocked shots but no points in two appearances this season.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Dakota Mermis: Sinks to taxi squad
Mermis was placed on the taxi squad Saturday, per CapFriendly.
With Jonas Brodin ready to return to the lineup after his time in the NHL's COVID-19 protocol, Mermis' services on the active roster are no longer required. Expect Mermis to stay with the taxi squad going forward.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Dakota Mermis: Receives promotion
Mermis was promoted to the active roster Monday.
Mermis might make his season debut in Tuesday's road game versus the Kings. The 27-year-old has played just 20 NHL games in his career, recording four points and four PIM.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Dakota Mermis: Signs with Wild
Mermis signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Wild on Friday.
Mermis scored his first NHL goal with the Devils last season, totaling four points over 10 games with the big club. The 26-year-old blueliner will likely spend most of next season with AHL Iowa, but he could be promoted to the top level if injuries pop up.... See More ... See Less
Devils' Dakota Mermis: Pots first career goal
Mermis scored a goal on three shots and added three hits in Friday's 4-2 win over the Blues.
Mermis' second-period tally restored a one-goal lead for the Devils. It's the first goal of the 26-year-old blueliner's career. He has two points, 17 hits, 15 shots and 14 blocked shots in eight appearances this season.... See More ... See Less
Devils' Dakota Mermis: Summoned to The Show
The Devils promoted Mermis from AHL Binghamton on Thursday.
Will Butcher is dealing with an upper-body injury, so Mermis will draw into the lineup Thursday against the Sharks. The 26-year-old American has notched 19 points in 53 AHL appearances this season.... See More ... See Less
Devils' Dakota Mermis: Secures one-year contract
Mermis and the Devils agreed to a one-year, two-way contract on Monday, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
The deal is worth $700,000 at the NHL level, and $200,000 at the AHL level, with the latter more likely for Mermis' future. The 25-year-old spent most of his time with AHL Tucson last season, collecting a modest 24 points in 62 games. Expect the Illinois native to spend a bulk of his time next season in the minors providing organizational depth, while in line for possible call-up opportunities should injuries occur.... See More ... See Less
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