KDLT Home KDLT on Facebook KDLT on Twitter Get the KDLT iPhone App Get the KDLT Android App

Wild's Prosser Thankful For Stampede Roots



Bookmark and Share

DETROIT, Mich--Nate Prosser is now a full-fledged member of the Minnesota Wild.

After spending some time in the Sioux Falls Stampede organization it's been great to see him playing in the NHL in places like Joe Louis Arena in Detroit where the Wild recently took on the Red Wings. Nate played a key role in the 4-2 win this particular night, but it didn't surprise his teammates or his coach.

"You come from the college game and quite often a player has to make changes in his game. Some people aren't able to do that. They've had success doing things at different levels and have a tough time adjusting. But this kid is all character and just wants to get better and I give him a lot of credit because right from day one he's shown steady improvement."  Wild Coach Mike Yeo says.

"He plays a gritty game. I remember playing against him and he was kind of annoying to play against. He's always  whacking you after the whistle but that's good. We like guys who will mix it up and he does a good job protecting the goalie in front." Wild Forward Zach Parise says.

Solid seems to be the word that best describes Prosser's game. And he credits his time in Sioux Falls for where he's at today.

"Words don't even describe it honestly. It was probably the biggest step of my career. I was young and immature in high school and they came calling my senior year. I left after Christmas to go down there and play and I'm just thankful that they saw me and I was able to get in the lineup and just to mature and become a man. You're on your own and it was a whole new step for me to take and I needed that step before I could go to college."  Prosser says.

And it's sure turned out well for Nate and his Minnesota Wild team.

"You just feel the energy in here and the excitement and there's a lot of smiles in this room right now because guys are feeling good about the way they are playing. There's no weak link on this team right now."  Nate Says.

Especially Prosser who couldn't be happier playing on his hometown team being as a Minnesota kid.
< Prev Story Back To Top Next Story >
     

MVP and MIller join SFC and DV in A semifinals  story with video

The Miller Rustlers and Mount Vernon/Plankinton Titans will play in the final ...

Mustangs advance to Region semi's Friday

DULUTH, Minn. – Southwest Minnesota State University ...

Flying Dutchmen remain focused for Friday's title game  story with video

The Flying Dutchmen of Edgerton/Ellsworth play in the 9-man title game ...

Warner rolls, Parker wins thriller at State B Volleyball  story with video  Nov. 20

Knights blanks Pierre, Huron rolls at AA volleyball  story with video  Nov. 20

Northern wins OT thriller iover SMSU  Nov. 19

USD women win big at Portland State  Nov. 19

Vikes roll to big win over Dakota State  story with video  Nov. 19

KDLT Sports Stories
     

3 Injured In Multi-Vehicle Ax. Near Lennox

Three people were taken to the hospital with serious ...

Life With Laura: TRX Training  story with video

The Downtown Sioux Falls YMCA is undergoing a multi-million ...

Cher Cancels Sioux Falls Show

Cher has cancelled the remaining shows on her Dressed To Kill tour, including the ...

Garage Goes Up In Flames In NW Sioux Falls  Nov. 20

SF Homeowner: "I heard an explosion"  story with video  Nov. 20

Tribe Rounds Up And Kills Dogs After Girl's Death  Nov. 21

Sioux Falls Home Damaged In Hit And Run  Nov. 20

Brookings County Authorities Search For Teen  Nov. 21

KDLT News Archive
     
Back To Top