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June 30th

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1952:  Former NHL right winger Helmut Balderis born in Riga, Latvia. Balderis played in the NHL 1989-90 with the Minnesota North Stars.

1969:  Former NHL center Ken Gernander born in Coleraine, Minnesota. Gernander played in the NHL 1995-96 through 2003-04 with the New York Rangers, and served as the team captain of the AHL's Hartford Wolfpack for 10-years.

1971:  Former NHL goalie Jamie McLennan born in Edmonton, Alta. McLennan played in the NHL 1993-94 through 2006-07 with New York Islanders, Minnesota Wild, Calgary, the New York Rangers and Florida.

1978:  Free Agent Gary Sargent of the L.A. Kings signed with the Minnesota North Stars. The Kings received Dave Gardner, Rick Hampton and Steve Jensen as compensation (7/15/78).

1981:  NHL defenseman Andrew Alberts born in Minneapolis, Minn. Alberts has played in the NHL since 2005-06 with Boston, Philadelphia, Carolina, and Vancouver.

1994:  St. Louis Blues signed free agent goaltender Jon Casey.

2002:  Cam Stewart officially announced his NHL retirement after 6 seasons with Boston Bruins, Florida Panthers and Minnesota Wild.

2002:  Raimo Helminen officially announced his NHL retirement after 3 seasons with the NY Rangers, Minnesota North Stars and NY Islanders; the announcement came 13 years after his final NHL game.

2009:  Minnesota Wild named Jim Mill as Assistant to General Manager Chuck Fletcher.

2009:  Montreal Canadiens obtained Scott Gomez, Tom Pyatt and Michael Busto from the New York Rangers in trade for Chris Higgins, Ryan McDonagh, Pavel Valentenko and Doug Janik.

2011:  Minnesota Wild named Darryl Sydor and Darby Hendrickson as new assistant coaches.

2013:  Minnesota Wild acquired Nino Niederreiter from the NY Islanders in exchange for Cal Clutterbuck, and a third-round pick in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.

2013:  Minnesota Wild traded the rights to defenseman Justin Falk to the New York Rangers in exchange for the rights to forward Benn Ferriero and a sixth-round pick in the 2014 NHL Draft.

2013:  Buffalo Sabres traded Andrej Sekera to the Carolina Hurricanes for Edina, MN native Jamie McBain and a 2013 second-round pick (#35).

2015:  Edina, MN native - Anders Lee agreed to terms on a 4-year $15 Million contract with the N.Y. Islanders.

2015:  Philadelphia Flyers re-signed forward Chris VandeVelde (Moorhead, MN native) to a two-year contract.

2016:  Minnesota Wild resigned forward Zac Dalpe to a two-year contract.

2016:  Minnesota Wild re-signed Tyler Graovac to a two-year contract.

Tag(s): This Day In MN History