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Wild prospect Kaprizov tells representation he wants to join Minnesota

Minnesota Wild star Russian prospect Kirill Kaprizov says he wants to join Minnesota next season.  According to Wild General Manager Bill Guerin he has relayed this message through his agent. Kaprizov is 22-years-old and was selected by the Wild 135th overall in 2015.  Since then, he has lit up the international scene and is one of the top players in the Kontinental Hockey League in Russia.  Guerin plans to meet with Kaprizov while visiting Russia in early December.  The news is significant as the Russian Hockey Federation has put pressure on Kaprizov to remain in Russia and sign another deal with CSKA Moscow where he currently 13 goals and 25 points.