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Bruce Boudreau agrees to terms to coach Minnesota Wild

Bruce Boudreau has agreed to terms to coach the Minnesota Wild, giving the team the most sought-after candidate on the market.

Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher announced the move Saturday night, barely a week after the 61-year-old Boudreau was fired by the Anaheim Ducks. At 409-192-80, his winning percentage of .659 is the highest among active NHL coaches, and he was the fastest in history to 400 wins (663 games).

The Wild said Boudreau would be introduced Tuesday at a news conference. Fletcher wasn't available for comment.

Interim coach John Torchetti, who took over the Wild in mid-February when Mike Yeo was fired and helped guide them into the playoffs, was...