ST. PAUL Womens Jared Spurgeon Jersey , Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Wild added one of their top prospects for the stretch run of the race for the playoffs, signing left wing Jordan Greenway to a three-year, entry-level contract on Monday.The 6-foot-6, 230-pound Greenway was expected to join the team in time to play at Nashville on Tuesday, with seven games to go in the regular season. The Wild are in third place in the Central Division, just ahead of a crowded race for the two Western Conference wild cards.Greenway had 92 points in 112 games for Boston University. The Terriers lost to Michigan in the Northeast Region final of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday.The 21-year-old Greenway had 13 goals, 22 assists and 52 penalty minutes in 36 games in his junior season. He took a hiatus to play for the U.S. team at the Olympics in South Korea, scoring one goal in five games while playing often on a checking line.”It’s rare to find a player with that combination of size, speed and skill, and he’s a guy we think is ready to play in the NHL,” Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher told reporters. ”It’s a tough league. I’m sure there are going to be adjustments Jason Zucker Jersey , and he’s going to have to learn the league and figure out how his game translates at this level, but having said that the skill set is pretty impressive.”Greenway, who was drafted in the second round in 2015, can give the club a big-bodied, aggressive presence at the net that it could use more of.”He’s certainly a physical strong man on the ice, but just a very good kind person off the ice,” Fletcher said. ”He gets along with people and loves life. He’s worked hard for this. I’m very happy for him.”The Wild also reassigned right wing Zack Mitchell to the minors on Monday.— Tim Thomas enjoyed a stellar run with the Boston Bruins, highlighted by a Stanley Cup championship and Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP back in 2011.But as the Bruins prepare to retire Rick Middleton's No. 16 before Thursday's home game vs. the New York Islanders, team president Cam Neely admitted it's highly unlikely they'll lift Thomas' No. 30 to the rafters."There鈥檚 no question, that team in 鈥?1, what it meant to Bruins fans and New England. Timmy Joel Eriksson Ek Jersey , what he did in that playoffs, not just in the finals but all of the series, was pretty impressive," Neely said,聽according to Fluto Shinzawa of The Athletic.advertising"I don鈥檛 want to rule anything out, but you look at some of the guys up there, they have a bigger sample size of what they did throughout their career in Boston."Thomas spent eight seasons with the Bruins, but appeared in just 378 games over that span. He was used as a back up in two of those seasons. So Neely certainly has a point in noting that Thomas didn't play as much, compared to the B's who have their numbers retired. via CBS SportsHe won two Vezina Trophies in Boston (2009, 2011), and was the centerpiece of their Stanley Cup championship in 2011 Authentic Marcus Johansson Jersey , ending the team's 39-year drought.advertisingBut again, Neely said he didn't want to rule out the possibility. Perhaps in 10 years from now, they'll decide Thomas did more than enough to have his number lifted to the rafters at TD Garden.What This MeansThomas had some great moments in Beantown, but the stats don't exactly add up to a guy who should have his number retired. Per Hockey reference, Thomas only ranks sixth all-time in games played as a goalie for the franchise, fifth in wins, sixth in goals against average and fourth in shutouts.

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