Coach gone Wild: Lemaire extends deal with Minnesota

Updated: October 12, 2006, 1:57 AM ET
Associated Press

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Galvanized by an influx of talent and experience added to the roster in the offseason, Jacques Lemaire signed a multiyear contract extension on Wednesday to remain the coach of the Minnesota Wild.

Lemaire, who has coached the Wild since its inaugural season in 2000, entered this year in the final year of his deal. Terms of the new contract were not disclosed.

After the Wild spent millions on free agents Mark Parrish, Keith Carney and Kim Johnsson, ...

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