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Wild sign defenseman Jon Merrill to 1-year deal

Jon Merrill Photo: Minnesota Wild. Jon Merrill

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Created: July 29, 2021 05:44 PM

The Minnesota Wild added another defenseman to the roster on the second day of free agency on Thursday.

Defenseman Jon Merrill signed a one-year, $850,000 contract with the Wild.

The 29-year-old had five assists and 70 blocked shots in 49 games for Detroit and Montreal last season.

The 6-foot-3, 195-pound Oklahoma City native also had 11 hits and 23 blocked shots in 13 Stanley Cup Playoff games last year.

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