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June 20th

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1949:  Former NHL right winger Craig Sarner born in St. Paul, MN.  Sarner played in the NHL 1974-75 with Boston.

1966:  Former NHL left winger Dave Snuggerud born in Minnetonka, MN.  Snuggerud played in the NHL 1989-90 through 1992-93 with Buffalo, San Jose and Philadelphia.

1984:  Al MacAdam traded by the Minnesota North Stars to the Vancouver Canucks in exchange for Harold Snepsts. 

1993:  New Jersey Devils traded Craig Billington, Troy Mallette and a 4th round draft pick to Ottawa in exchange for Peter Sidorkiewicz and future considerations (Mike Peluso on 6/26/93).

1994:  The Minnesota Moose expansion team in the IHL moved into the clubs new executive offices located in downtown St. Paul at 28 west 6th Street (just 3 blocks from the St. Paul Civic Center).

2008:  Phoenix Coyotes obtained Olli Jokinen from the Florida Panthers, in exchange for defensemen Keith Ballard and Nick Boynton, along with a second round pick (Jared Staal) in the 2008 NHL Draft.

2011:  Columbus Blue Jackets named Crystal, MN native Todd Richards as their newest Assistant Coach.

2016:  Minnesota Wild top AHL affilitate - Iowa Wild hired Derek Lalonde as new Head Coach.

2016:  Minnesota Wild full coaching staff announced (following the hiring of Bruce Boudreau on May 7, 2016) to include:  Darby Hendrickson retained as Assistant Coach; Bob Mason retained as Goaltending Coach; Jonas Plumb new Video Coach; Sean Skahan new Strength & Conditioning Coach; Andrew Brunette retained, but named to Hockey Operations Department.

Tag(s): This Day In MN History