|Jun. 11 1:09 PM PT2:09 PM MT3:09 PM CT4:09 PM ET-The Wild acquired Locke from Montreal on Friday in exchange for defenseman Shawn Belle.
Analysis: The 24-year-old Locke had 85 goals and 144 assists in four seasons with the Hamilton Bulldogs. He was Montreal's fourth-round pick in 2003 and was a two-time MVP of the Ontario Hockey League. The Wild need centers after losing Pavol Demitra, who signed a two-year deal with Vancouver on Thursday.