The Minnesota Wild have agreed to terms with forward Brandon Baddock on a one-year, two-way contract; forwards Steven Fogarty and Nic Petan on two-year, two-way contracts; and defenseman Andrej Sustr on a one-year, two-way contract.
Baddock was acquired by Minnesota on Feb. 12, 2022, in a trade with Montreal. He skated in 61 AHL games between the Iowa Wild and Laval Rocket in 2021-22, totaling three goals and five assists for eight points along with 131 penalty minutes. Baddock also made his NHL debut with the Canadiens last season, appearing in one game.
In 256 career AHL contests with Iowa, Laval and Binghamton, Baddock has amassed 17 goals, 28 assists and 572 PIM.
Fogarty notched 12 goals and 30 assists for 42 points in 62 games with the AHL’s Providence Bruins in 2021-22, his sixth pro season. He also skated in two NHL contests with the Boston Bruins.
Fogarty has played 330 games in the AHL with Providence, Rochester and Hartford, totaling 69 goals and 113 assists for 182 points. Originally a third-round pick by the New York Rangers in the 2011 NHL Draft, Fogarty has one goal and two assists in 29 career NHL outings with the Rangers, Sabres and Bruins.
Petan notched 12 goals and 32 assists for 44 points in just 37 games for the AHL’s Abbotsford Canucks in 2021-22. The seven-year pro also skated in 18 NHL games with Vancouver, notching two assists.
In 184 AHL games with Abbotsford, Toronto and Manitoba, Petan has compiled 57 goals and 122 assists for 179 points. Winnipeg’s second-round selection in the 2013 NHL Draft also has six goals and 24 assists in 154 NHL games with Winnipeg, Toronto and Vancouver.
Sustr played 25 games with the AHL’s Syracuse Crunch last season, posting two goals and 10 assists, and also notched one goal and five assists in 38 NHL games between Tampa Bay and Anaheim.
The nine-year pro has collected 11 goals and 58 assists for 69 points in 361 career NHL games with the Ducks and Lightning, along with five goals and 17 assists in 84 AHL games with Syracuse and San Diego.
Sustr reached the Calder Cup Finals with Syracuse in 2013, and the Stanley Cup Final with Tampa Bay in 2015.