Wild dismiss holdover Thompson

Updated: April 20, 2010, 9:30 PM ET
Associated Press

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The Minnesota Wild have fired assistant general manager Tom Thompson.

General manager Chuck Fletcher released a brief statement on Tuesday saying the team will not renew Thompson's contract. Fletcher's statement read "the Wild thanks Tom Thompson for his years of service and many contributions to the organization. We wish Tom future success."

Fletcher declined further comment.

Thompson was the Wild's chief scout in 1999 and was promoted to assistant general ...

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