Wild sign Cramarossa, Mermis

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The Minnesota Wild have signed forward Joseph Cramarossa and defenseman Dakota Mermis to one-year, two-way contracts for the 2020-21 season.

Cramarossa skated in 51 AHL games between Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and Rockford in 2019-20, totaling seven goals and eight assists for 15 points.

In 336 AHL games over seven pro seasons, Cramarossa has compiled 37 goals and 47 assists for 84 points while playing for Norfolk, San Diego, Stockton, W-B/Scranton and Rockford.

Anaheim’s third-round choice in the 2011 NHL Draft, Cramarossa has appeared in 59 NHL games with the Ducks and Vancouver Canucks, notching four goals and six assists.

Mermis spent the 2019-20 season in the New Jersey Devils organization, notching three goals and 16 assists for 19 points in 53 games with the AHL’s Binghamton Devils. He also found the scoresheet for the first time in his NHL career, tallying one goal and three assists in 10 games with New Jersey.

In five pro seasons, Mermis has skated in 304 games in the AHL with Binghamton, Tucson and Springfield, collecting 13 goals and 74 assists for 87 points. He established career highs in assists (21) and points (24) in 2018-19, when he served as captain of the Tucson Roadrunners.

Mermis has played 20 career NHL games with New Jersey and Arizona.