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Minnesota agrees to terms with Blum, Landry

July 12, 2013

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The Minnesota Wild, parent club of the AHL's Iowa Wild, agreed to terms with free-agent defensemen Jonathon Blum and Jon Landry to one-year, two-way contracts.

Blum collected seven points (one goal, six assists) and six penalty minutes in 35 games with the Nashville Predators last season. He also recorded 12 points (one goal, 11 assists) in 34 contests with the Milwaukee Admirals in the American Hockey League.

The 6-foot-1, 190-pound native of Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., has notched seven goals and 15 assists for 22 points in 91 career NHL matches during three seasons with the Predators. He also skated in 12 playoff games with Nashville in 2011 and recorded two assists. Blum has tallied 113 points (23 goals, 90 assists) in 236 AHL matches with Milwaukee.

Blum was originally selected by Nashville in the first round (23rd overall) of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.

Landry recorded eight goals and 25 assists for 33 points in 72 games with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (AHL) last season. The 6-foot-3, 220-pound blueliner has collected 53 points (10 goals, 43 assists) in 108 career AHL games with Bridgeport and Portland.

Landry is entering his eighth professional season out of Bowdoin College.

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