It's really happening, we've made it to the first week of the season. Now we just have to wait until Thursday for the Wild to play a game... So close... yet so far away.
Anyway, let's get the week started on the right foot, and rock out a little.
Minnesota Wild: Former seventh-round pick Tyler Graovac looks like a keeper - TwinCities.com I like this kid.
Wild counting on defenseman Christian Folin to add physicality - TwinCities.com That's nice.
Mike Yeo misses Sunday's practice; Erik Haula, Jordan Schroeder updates - StarTribune.com Injury update from practice.
Join Michael Russo, Mark Parrish for Wild season preview event Tuesday - StarTribune.com Are you really bored and looking for something to do in downtown Minneapolis Tuesday afternoon? I really love the library, and Gold Medal Park is an absolutely great place to walk around before the weather gets to cold. Or I guess you could go to this.
I thought this chart was pretty cool to look at.
Wild preseason. pic.twitter.com/bAfV9a8Wge— Micah Blake McCurdy (@IneffectiveMath) October 4, 2015
Off the Trail
Raffi Torres will have hearing Monday for hit to the head of Ducks' Silfverberg | theScore Raffi Torres still exists, continues to do Raffi Torres things.
Edmonton Oilers place goaltender Ben Scrivens on waivers | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports It looks like Jenny Scrivens's husband will be starting the year in the AHL.
Flames acquire Freddie Hamilton from Avalanche for 7th-round pick | theScore The Flames went from having zero Hamiltons to two since the end of the season. This acquisition is a lot less impressive than the other one though.
Report: Canadiens' Kassian hospitalized with minor injuries following car accident | theScore Raise your hand if you had forgotten that Kassian wound up in Montreal. o/ Raise your hand again if it doesn't make sense but also you don't care. o/