That’s right, you read that correctly. Today, is gameday.
The Minnesota Wild will play their first 2017-18 preseason game against the Winnipeg Jets in Winnipeg, tonight, at 7:00 pm Central time.
As the door closed for Marco Scandella’s career with the Wild, the door for the Wild’s next full-time blueliner opened.
In addition to the quote about the backup goalie position, this post serves as a general training camp update.
With their current cap situation, the Wild may have to Luke Kunin to Iowa whether he earns a spot or not, but he isn’t going to make it an easy decision.
Off the Trail
“Joffrey Lupul called out the Toronto Maple Leafs for their treatment of the winger on Sunday”
“As the NHL makes a fresh push into the world's biggest sports market, there are plenty of lessons to be learned from its first, failed foray into China.”
It seems like the price for a right-shot defender has gone down since the Taylor Hall - Adam Larsson trade.
But before that trade manifested, a different one was in the works...