Professional Sports

Hibbing Native Scott Perunovich Named AHL Player of the Week

Perunovich leads the league in assists and points as the 23-year-old has found the scoresheet in his last five games.

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – This week, former UMD standout Scott Perunovich was been named AHL Player of the Week. The Hibbing native notched one goal and five assists in three games for the Springfield Thunderbirds. Perunovich missed all of last season, but now leads the league in assists and points as the 23-year-old has found the scoresheet in his last five…

Jungle Gym’s Huffman, Walters Highlight Boxing Card at Grand Casino

Jungle Gym Boxing will have two fighters taking part in the big card Friday night at the Grand Casino in Hinckley.

DULUTH, Minn. – Jungle Gym Boxing will have two fighters taking part in the big card Friday night at the Grand Casino in Hinckley. For Danny Huffman, he’ll take on Nicholas Compton from Minneapolis, who handed Huffman the only loss of his career back in January of 2020. “Over a year and a half ago now. I’m just thankful for…

Minnesota Wild Take Team-Bonding Road Trip to the Northland

The Minnesota Wild won't be getting their season started until later this week, so they decided to use some of that free time on a road trip to the Northland.

DULUTH, Minn. – Tuesday night, the NHL dropped the puck on the regular season. And while the Minnesota Wild won’t be getting started until later this week, they decided to use some of that free time on a road trip to the Northland. The team stayed at the Larsmont Cottages along the North Shore. And after a few hours in…

Curl Mesabi to Host 2021 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Curling Mixed Doubles

Curl Mesabi has hosted major events in the past, but this will be the first time they host an Olympic trial since the facility opened back in 1998.

EVELETH, Minn. – Later this month, Curl Mesabi will be hosting the 2021 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for curling mixed doubles. The event was originally scheduled to take place in Irvine, California, but was relocated to the Iron Range due to the high transmission of COVID-19 out on the west coast. “It made it very challenging for everyone to be…

Grandmas’s Marathon Registration Opens Friday Night

Registration will be open on a first-come, first-serve basis beginning Friday night at 7 p.m. on the Grandma's Marathon website.

DULUTH, Minn. – Great news for runners as registration for next year’s Grandma’s Marathon begins Friday night. The 46th annual Grandma’s races are back to full capacity. There is still a virtual option for next year and the cancellation contingency plan is still in place in case the race is moved back to being virtual. “we kind of opened the…

Former UMD Captain, Assistant Coach Ashleigh Brykaliuk Signs with Minnesota Whitecaps

During her time with the Bulldogs, Brykaliuk posted 145 points in 146 games, which ranks 12th in program history.

DULUTH, Minn. – Former UMD women’s hockey captain and assistant coach Ashleigh Brykaliuk has signed with the Minnesota Whitecaps. During her time with the Bulldogs, Brykaliuk posted 145 points in 146 games, which ranks 12th in program history. She served as an assistant coach on the team for the past three seasons before stepping down back in June. Categories: Professional…

UMD’s Carson Shanks Lands New Position with Milwaukee Bucks

Shanks has joined the defending NBA champion Milwaukee Bucks as a player development and video assistant.

DULUTH, Minn. – Former UMD men’s basketball assistant coach Carson Shanks has joined the defending NBA champion Milwaukee Bucks as a player development and video assistant. Shanks has spent the past two seasons with the Bulldogs under head coach Justin Wieck. Shanks played three seasons at the University of North Dakota and one season at Loyola Chicago during their Final…

Top Disc Golfers in Town for 13th Annual Lake Superior Open

This year will feature around 400 participants, which will be their biggest turnout ever.

SUPERIOR, Wis. – This weekend, disc golfers from all over the country will be in the Twin Port for the 13th annual Lake Superior Open. The tournament is held at Mont Du Lac in Superior and includes four courses, including one down in Carlton. This year will feature around 400 participants, which will be their biggest turnout ever. “I built…

Duluth Marshall Girls Hockey Coach Amanda Boulier Signs with Boston Pride

Boulier spent the past three seasons with the Minnesota Whitecaps and is the league's all-time leading scorer among defenseman.

BOSTON, Mass. – Duluth Marshall girls hockey coach Amanda Boulier has signed a new deal with the Boston Pride of the Premier Hockey Federation, formerly known as the NWHL. Boulier spent the past three seasons with the Minnesota Whitecaps and is the league’s all-time leading scorer among defenseman. Last season, Boulier skated for the Whitecaps, who lost to the Pride…

Hibbing Native, Former UMD Star Scott Perunovich to Captain St. Louis Blues Prospects Team

Perunovich signed with the Blues after his junior campaign with the Bulldogs, which saw him win the 2020 Hobey Baker Award.

ST. LOUIS, Missouri – Former UMD men’s hockey star Scott Perunovich will serve as team captain for the St. Louis Blues at a prospects tournament this weekend. The tournament will take place in Traverse City, Michigan beginning Friday. Perunovich missed the entire 2021 season due to shoulder surgery. The Hibbing native signed with the Blues after his junior campaign with…

UMD, DECC to Host Minnesota Wild for Open Practice

The practice will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Oct 12 and admission is free and open to the public at this time.

DULUTH, Minn. – UMD Athletics and the DECC will host the Minnesota Wild at AMSOIL Arena for an open practice on Oct. 12. The Wild will return to Duluth for the first time in six years at the end of their training camp for some team bonding and practice. It will come right after their final exhibition game in Chicago…

Duluth Native CJ Ham Named Vikings Team Captain

This is the first time in his career that Ham will be wearing the "C" on his jersey after he earned his first Pro Bowl selection back in 2019.

DULUTH, Minn. – Duluth Denfeld alum CJ Ham has been named one of the team captains for the Minnesota Vikings this upcoming season. This is the first time in his career that Ham will be wearing the “C” on his jersey. He earned his first Pro Bowl selection back in 2019 and is one of the key members of a…

Washington Mystics Sign Port Wing’s Megan Gustafson for Remainder of Season

The South Shore alum had previously signed three seven-day contracts with the team and has appeared in six games with them, averaging 3.2 points and 4.0 rebounds a game. 

WASHINGTON D.C. – The Washington Mystics announced that they have signed Port Wing native Megan Gustafson for the rest of the season. The South Shore alum had previously signed three seven-day contracts with the team and has appeared in six games with them, averaging 3.2 points and 4.0 rebounds a game. Gustafson originally signed with the Mystics on June 21…

Former UMD Defenseman Matt Cairns Signs AHL Deal With Rochester Americans

Cairns spent just one season with the Bulldogs after playing three seasons for Cornell, tallying six assists.

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Former UMD defenseman Matt Cairns has signed a one-year contract with the Rochester Americans, the AHL affiliate of the Buffalo Sabres. Cairns spent just one season with the Bulldogs after playing three seasons for Cornell. This season, he tallied six assists with a +18 rating. Cairns was selected in the third round of the 2016 NHL Draft…

Nashville Predators’ John Hynes Receives Tour of Heritage Center

The majority owner of the Predators, Herb Fritch, is a Duluth native and is one of the biggest contributors to the Duluth Heritage Sports Center Foundation.

DULUTH, Minn. – One of the NHL coaches that attended the 2021 USA Hockey Level 5 Coaches Symposium was Nashville’s John Hynes, who spent some time getting a tour of the Heritage Center, courtesy of the Duluth Amateur Hockey Association. Hynes says he was taken aback by the art in the Seitz Arena and how much pride it shows for…

USA Hockey’s Level 5 Coaches Symposium Welcomes Over 400 Attendees

Topics of discussion include how to be a better passing team, as well as developing a team culture and identity.

DULUTH, Minn. – Over 400 coaches from all levels came together for the 2021 Level 6 Coaches Symposium, which is hosted by USA Hockey. The four-day symposium features several guest speakers, including coaches from the AHL and NHL. Organizers say it’s a way to celebrate coaches all over the country who care about the game and want to give back,…

Discover Pro Wrestling to Hold First-Ever Event This Weekend

The goal of this new promotion is to reel in wrestling fans who only watch the top brands, like WWE.

DULUTH, Minn. – We have a new pro wrestling promotion in the northland. Discover Pro Wrestling will be holding its first-ever event “DPW 1: the Warmth of Warfare”. It will take place Sunday at Clyde Iron Works in Duluth. The goal of this new promotion is to reel in wrestling fans who only watch the top brands, like WWE. “We…

Inner Strength MMA to Host “MMA Outdoor War”

Outside of the other major promotions, it is the biggest MMA event in the entire state of Wisconsin.

SUPERIOR, Wis. – This weekend, Gondik Law Speedway will host “MMA Outdoor War”. The event is organized by Inner Strength MMA Promotions, which is based in Superior. It will feature 18 fights on the card and outside of the other major promotions, it is the biggest MMA event in the entire state of Wisconsin. “We have what’s called “pankration matches”,…

Superior Native Mike Carlson to Continue Pro Basketball Career in the Netherlands

The former Duluth Marshall star will suit up for Heroes Den Bosch of the BNXT League.

DEN BOSCH, Netherlands – Superior native Mike Carlson has signed with a new pro basketball team in the Netherlands. The former Duluth Marshall star will suit up for Heroes Den Bosch of the BNXT League. Carlson has been playing oversees for the past seven years with stops in Italy and Spain, even playing the latter’s ACB League, widely considered the…

Hermantown Native Neal Pionk Signs Four-Year Deal with Winnipeg Jets

The former UMD standout led all defenseman on the team with 32 points in 54 games last season.

WINNIPEG, Canada – For the past three seasons, Hermantown native Neal Pionk has defied expectations that people had of him as a pro hockey player. And now, he’ll continue to do that with a new contract and some more money. Wednesday, Pionk signed a four-year, $23.5 million contract with the Winnipeg Jets. The 26-year-old was a restricted free agent, but…

73rd Women’s Arrowhead Invite Expecting the Best of the Best in the Northland

Two-time defending champion Amy Schintz will be back, looking for her 9th Ladies Arrowhead title.

DULUTH, Minn. – The 73rd annual Women’s Arrowhead Golf Invitational tees off later this week at the Ridgeview Country Club. This year’s field features 64 golfers divided up into eight flights. Two-time defending champion Amy Schintz will be back, looking for her 9th Ladies Arrowhead title. The tournament helps bring in some of the top local female golfers in the…

Former Bulldogs Stalder, Mrazova to Play at IIHF Women’s World Championship

Lara Stalder will represent Switzerland, while Katerina Mrazova will skate for the Czech Republic.

DULUTH, Minn. – A pair of former UMD hockey standouts will be taking part in the 2021 IIHF women’s world championship. Lara Stalder will represent Switzerland, while Katerina Mrazova will skate for the Czech Republic. Stalder scored 148 points in her Bulldog career, was named 2017 WCHA Player of the Year and a finalist for the Patty Kazmaier award. Mrazova…

Twin Ports Gymnastics Talk Team USA Success at the Olympics

The most popular USA gymnast is of course St. Paul native Suni Lee, who captured a gold medal last week.

SUPERIOR, Wis. – The Olympics are well underway and Team USA’s gymnastics squad has already racked up five medals, including two gold. Twin Ports Gymnastics has been following the action too, especially with three Minnesota natives representing the state in Tokyo. “It’s very impressive and it’s very exciting. It really gives these athletes here motivation. And it’s nice that it’s…

Timberwolves & Lynx Basketball Academy Summer Clinics Returns to Northland for Second Year

Academy coaches from the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx put on these clinics throughout the summer, hoping to create relationships with the youth basketball players across the state. The two sessions in Proctor this week sold out, with 40 kids in each excited to learn from the experts.

PROCTOR, Minn. – In 2019, Starks Academy had the largest showing of any of the Minnesota Timberwolves & Lynx Basketball Academy Summer Clinics. Now the youth basketball camps are back for its second year and the sessions in Proctor were sold out as local basketball players were ready to learn from the pros. “It’s bigger than basketball, it’s really reaching…

Coaches Corner: Karson Kuhlman and Neal Pionk

For this week's segment, we chat with two former UMD men's hockey standouts.

DULUTH, Minn. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, we hear from former UMD men’s hockey standouts Karson Kuhlman and Neal Pionk as they are back in town to help with the Bulldog Hockey Camp at Amsoil Arena. Categories: Coaches Corner, Friday Night Frenzy, Professional Sports, Sports, University of Minnesota – Duluth

Local YMCA Seeing Increase in Swimming Session Sign-Ups During Summer Olympics

Team USA has taken home a handful of medals already and it's inspiring more people to get in the pool, including at the Hermantown YMCA. 

HERMANTOWN, Minn. – The 2020 Summer Olympics are underway and one of the sports in the main spotlight is swimming. Team USA has taken home a handful of medals already and it’s inspiring more people to get in the pool, including at the Hermantown YMCA. “I think the Olympics are definitely helping us with numbers. We definitely see an uptick…

Duluth Native Andy Welinski Signs with Calgary Flames

The former UMD standout has appeared in 46 NHL games with the Anaheim Ducks over the past three seasons

CALGARY, Canada – Thursday, the Calgary Flames announced that they have signed Duluth native Andy Welinski to a one-year deal. The former UMD standout has appeared in 46 NHL games with the Anaheim Ducks over the past three seasons, and even scored his first career NHL goal back in 2019 against the Flames. Welinski brings in a lot of AHL…

Minnesota Wild Sign Grand Rapids Native Alex Goligoski

The veteran defenseman has spent the past five years with the Arizona Coyotes and is excited to return home.

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The NHL free agency period began earlier Wednesday and the Minnesota Wild were expected to be very active in their quest to build a Stanley Cup contender. And one of Wednesday’s signings has some local ties. Grand Rapids native Alex Goligoski has signed a one-year deal with the Wild worth $5 million dollars. The veteran defenseman…

Former UMD Captain Hunter Shepard Signs Two-Year, Two-Way Deal with Washington Capitals

The former UMD captain helped the Bulldogs win back-to-back national titles in 2018 and 2019.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Cohasset native and former Bulldog Hunter Shepard has signed a two-year, two-way deal with the Washington Capitals. The 25-year-old appeared in three games last season for the Hershey Bears of the AHL, going undefeated with one shutout and a .969 save percentage. Shepard also played in 21 games for the Carolina Stingrays in the ECHL, recording a…

Duluth East Alum Derek Forbort Inks Three-Year Deal with Boston Bruins

The former Greyhound ranked fifth among all defenseman in blocked shots last season with the Winnipeg Jets.

BOSTON, Mass. – Duluth native Derek Forbort has agreed to a three-year, $9 million dollar deal with the Boston Bruins. The Duluth East alum ranked fifth among all defenseman in blocked shots last season with the Winnipeg Jets. Forbort started just over 58% of his shifts in the defensive zone and played 151 minutes for the Jets on the penalty…

Boston Bruins Re-Sign Former UMD Defenseman Nick Wolff

Last year, Wolff spent time overseas in Slovakia before appearing in 24 games with the Providence Bruins of the AHL.

BOSTON, Mass. – The Boston Bruins announced this week that they have re-signed former UMD defenseman Nick Wolff to a one-year, two-way deal. Last year, Wolff spent time overseas in Slovakia before appearing in 24 games with the Providence Bruins of the AHL. The former Bulldogs captain powered UMD to three straight national championship appearances and back-to-back national titles in…

Twin Ports Pro Development Camp Returns for Sixth Year with New Instructors

Current UMD players Koby Bender and Ben Patt along with pros Brett Olson, Andy Welinski, Brenden Kotyk and 2012 Hobey Baker winner Jack Connolly are all coaching this week, with Connolly and Patt making their first appearances at the camp which runs through Thursday.

SUPERIOR, Wis. – The Twin Ports Pro Development Camp is back for their sixth year, allowing local youth hockey players to learn from the pros and current college players who were in their shoes not too long ago. “Anytime you can have the chance to skate with an NHL player or past Hobey Baker, you have to take advantage of…

UMD Defenseman Connor Kelley Picked By Blackhawks in 7th Round of NHL Draft

UMD Defenseman Connor Kelley was selected in the seventh round Saturday afternoon by the Chicago Blackhawks at pick no. 204.

DULUTH, Minn.– The Bulldogs weren’t left out of the NHL Draft day action. UMD Defenseman Connor Kelley was selected in the seventh round Saturday afternoon by the Chicago Blackhawks at pick no. 204. The freshman totaled three goals and two assists. Along with four blocked shots last season for the Bulldogs as they made another Frozen Four appearance. Kelley is…

Grand Rapids Star Jack Peart Stays Close to Home After Being Drafted by Minnesota Wild

The former Thunderhawk heard his name called by the hometown Minnesota Wild in the second round with pick no. 54.

ST. Paul, Minn.– The NHL draft wrapped up this weekend and it was a special day for Grand Rapids native and 2021 Mr. Hockey winner Jack Peart. The former Thunderhawk heard his name called by the hometown Minnesota Wild in the second round with pick no. 54. “It’s always been a dream of mine to play for the Minnesota Wild…

Grand Rapids Native Jack Peart Taken by Hometown Minnesota Wild in Second Round of NHL Draft

Grand Rapids alumni and 2021 Mr. Hockey winner Jack Peart has been selected by the Minnesota Wild with the second round of the NHL Draft.

ST. PAUL, Minn.– Grand Rapids alumni and 2021 Mr. Hockey winner Jack Peart has been selected by the Minnesota Wild with the second round of the NHL Draft at pick no. 54. The defenseman scored 11 goals and recorded 24 assists in his senior campaign helping the Thunderhawks make it to the section title game. Along with winning the USHL…

Former Bulldog, Wild Defenseman Carson Soucy Selected by Seattle in Expansion Draft

Soucy finished with a career high 16 assists this season for the Wild.

SEATTLE, Was. – The Seattle Kraken held their expansion draft on Wednesday night and a Bulldog is headed out west as former UMD defenseman Carson Soucy was selected from the Wild. Soucy established himself on the third pairing this year, finishing with a career high 16 assists and 17 points. The 2013 draft pick had two seasons left on his…

Bucks’ 50-year wait ends with a title behind 50 from Giannis

The Bucks defeated Phoenix 105-98 in game six on Tuesday night in Milwaukee to win their first NBA title since 1971.

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Giannis Antetokounmpo capped one of the greatest NBA Finals ever with 50 points – and a championship Milwaukee waited 50 years to win again. Antetokounmpo had 50 points, 14 rebounds and five blocked shots as the Bucks beat the Phoenix Suns 105-98 on Tuesday night to win the series 4-2. It was the third game this series…

C.J. Ham Returns to Denfeld High School for Second Annual Youth Football Camp

The camp had two sessions and both were completely sold out, as over 400 kids ages five to 13 attended to get one-on-one instruction from Ham and members of the Denfeld football team, with a focus on character development, leadership and sportsmanship. 

DULUTH, Minn. – Before Duluth Denfeld alum C.J. Ham returns to the gridiron for the start of his sixth NFL season, the Vikings fullback returned to his hometown to host his second annual youth football camp. After last year’s camp was unable to happen due to the pandemic, Ham and his youth camp returned to Duluth on Saturday, this time…

Coaches Corner: CJ Ham

For this week's segment, we chat with the Vikings Pro Bowlers and Duluth Denfeld alum.

DULUTH, Minn. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, we hear from Minnesota Vikings fullback and former Duluth Denfeld star CJ Ham as the Pro Bowler will be hosting his second-ever football camp this weekend at Public Schools Stadium. Categories: Coaches Corner, Professional Sports, Sports

Duluth Denfeld’s Kade Shea Selected by Anchorage Wolverines in 2021 NAHL Entry Draft

The former Hunters captain finished his senior campaign this past season leading the team in goals and tied for the lead in total points.

DULUTH, Minn. – This week, Duluth Denfeld hockey alum Kade Shea was selected by the Anchorage Wolverines in the 2021 NAHL Entry Draft. Shea says when the pick happened, he received multiple texts from family and friends, as well as his coaches who helped him tremendously through the draft preparation process. “They made phone calls trying to advocate for us….

Grandma’s Winner Rotich, UMD’s Nielsen Winners at 50th Annual Park Point 5-Miler

The top men's finisher was 2021 Grandma's Marathon winner Milton Rotich of Kenya with a time of 25:20.

DULUTH, Minn. – Northern Minnesota’s oldest race celebrated five decades of running Thursday night as Park Point hosted its 50th annual 5-miler run and two-mile walk. Over 500 runners took part in the race with another 200 running virtually. The top men’s finisher was 2021 Grandma’s Marathon winner Milton Rotich of Kenya with a time of 25:20. He becomes the…

Proctor Native Jake Malec Signs with Great Falls Voyagers

He joins fellow Bison teammate and Esko native Nick Emanuel, who also signed with the Voyagers last month.

GREAT FALLS, Mont. – Proctor native Jake Malec has signed a minor league deal with the Great Falls Voyagers of the Pioneer Baseball League. The North Dakota State alum just wrapped up his college career being named the Summit League Tournament MVP. He joins fellow Bison teammate and Esko native Nick Emanuel, who also signed with the Voyagers last month….

Normal Race Operations Expected for 50th Annual Park Point 5-Miler

This year's installment will also mark the return to a more normal version of the race with a traditional mass start.

DULUTH, Minn. – This Thursday, the Park Point 5-Miler will celebrate its 50th anniversary as the oldest race in Northern Minnesota. This year’s installment will also mark the return to a more normal version of the race with a traditional mass start. Organizers say they’ve used the past year to improve race operations for the runners. “You look at some…

Former UMD Hockey Star Maddie Rooney Vying for Spot on Team USA Roster

Former UMD women's hockey goalie Maddie Rooney has been named to her second U.S. Olympic residency roster.

DULUTH, Minn. – Former UMD women’s hockey goalie Maddie Rooney has been named to her second U.S. Olympic residency roster. She will be one of 27 players vying for a spot on Team USA for the 2022 Winter Olympics. The Andover native made international headlines when she backstopped her country to a gold medal over Canada in the 2018 Winter…

90th Annual Cloquet Golf Invitational Begins This Weekend

The action begins Friday with the championship flights taking place on Sunday. Fans are welcome to attend.

CLOQUET, Minn. – This weekend, the 90th annual Cloquet Golf Invitational will be taking place at the Cloquet Country CLub. This year’s installment will have a few changes, including a 21-and-over age limit. Other than that, it’s expected to be another competitive bracket of 180 golfers, including some of the best names in the Northland. “I think there’s some good…

Winnipeg Jets Agree to Extension with Duluth Native, Former UMD Captain Dominic Toninato

Toninato scored his first goal with the team in Game One of their first round playoff series against Edmonton.

WINNIPEG, Canada – This week, the Winnipeg Jets have agreed to a two-year extension with Duluth native Dominic Toninato. The 27-year-old played two regular season games with the Jets and scored his first goal with the team in Game One of their first round playoff series against Edmonton. The former UMD captain has played in 87 games in the NHL…

Esko Native Nick Emanuel Signs First Pro Deal with Great Falls Voyagers

Emanuel is the first Northland player to sign a minor league deal since Hermantown native Kevin Follman. And he's hoping to not be the last.

GREAT FALLS, Mont. – Earlier this week, Esko native Nick Emanuel signed his first professional deal with the Great Falls Voyagers of the Pioneer Baseball League. This season, the former North Dakota State catcher helped the Bison capture the Summit League championship. The PBL is an independent league that does have a partnership with Major League Baseball. “The big difference,…

Minnesota Wild Defenseman Ian Cole Flies with Navy Blue Angels

The Ann Arbor, MI native comes from a military background with both of his grandfathers having served.

DULUTH, Minn. – This weekend, the United States Navy Blue Angels will be performing at the Duluth Airshow. But Wednesday, they welcomed a special guest and a big fan. Minnesota Wild defenseman Ian Cole was in town to fly with the Blue Angels. The Ann Arbor, MI native comes from a military background with both of his grandfathers having served….

Former UMD Hockey Coach Mike Sertich Reacts to Passing of Tom Kurvers

The Saint Paul native was UMD's first-ever Hobey Baker Award winner back in 1984, when he led the Bulldogs to the national championship game.

DULUTH, Minn. – This week, the hockey world is in mourning for a player who exemplified what it meant to be a Bulldog, on and off the ice. Former UMD hockey legend Tom Kurvers passed away Monday morning after a two-and-a-half year battle with lung cancer. The Saint Paul native was UMD’s first-ever Hobey Baker Award winner back in 1984,…

Port Wing Native Megan Gustafson Signs with Washington Mystics

The Iowa standout was drafted by Dallas 17th overall in the 2019 WNBA draft.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Port Wing native Megan Gustafson signed with the Washington Mystics. The South Shore alum was waived by the Dallas Wings back on May 12th. Gustafson played 34 career games with the Wings, appearing in just one preseason game this season, recording nine points and four rebounds. The Iowa standout was drafted by Dallas 17th overall…