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EC NATIVE SLIDES INTO NEW NHL POSITION

EC NATIVE SLIDES INTO NEW NHL POSITION

NHL player and Eau Claire native Michael Kapla is coming back to the northern Midwest. 

Yesterday, Minnesota Wild General Manager Paul Fenton announced the 24-year-old had been acquired from the New Jersey Devils in a trade for defenseman Ryan Murphy.  Kapla has played a majority of his career in the lower-level American Hockey League but debuted in the NHL in 2017 and has played in a handful of games.  He’s tallied 16 points in 45 games in the AHL this season. 

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