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Digging deep to bring you news about the Wild in August.

Alex Tuch has a boo boo.
Alex Tuch has a boo boo.
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It was a rough day for Wild prospects taking part in the World Juniors for Team USA as Alex Tuch injured his knee in the first period of a 10-3 debacle against Kaapo Kahkonen and Team Finland.  The next punch landed squarely on Wild #2 pick Jordan Greenway who was cut from Team USA and will pack his bags and head for Boston University in the Fall.  Joel Eriksson-Ek has tallied an assist and Louie Belpedio remains on the USA squad.

A slow day as expected in August.  Only 64 days til opening night.  We Walk.

Wild News

Wild's Suter skates for charity | FOX Sports
Suter is a good dude who gives back.

Tending The Fields

NHL.com - Wild prospect Tuch injured in exhibition game - 2016 World Junior Championship
#RuhRoh

NHL.com - USA Hockey releases six players from WJC camp - 2016 World Junior Championship
The 2016 World Junior Championship will be played in Helsinki, Finland from Dec. 26, 2015 to Jan. 5, 2016.

2015 Final U.S. National Junior Evaluation Camp Roster
Wild prospects Belpedio and Tuch make the roster, but Jordan Greenway was cut.

Off The Trail

Big Bad Blog " Sources: MLB Advanced Media to take over NHL Network, web operations, apps, streaming video
MLB takes over NHL.com and NHL Network

Matt Nieto succumbs to Dark Side with custom Star Wars figurine (Photos) | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
#NerdAlert

Sidney Crosby is still NHL's best player, but who is next in line? - CBSSports.com
Even if his team hasn't won a Stanley Cup since 2009 Sidney Crosby is still the best player in hockey. But how much longer will he hold that title, and who will take it away from him?

Summer Stock: Winnipeg Jets - Articles - Articles - Homepage - Wild Xtra
How they FaredThe Jets made a 15 point improvement in 2014-15 over the previous season, pulling themselves out of the Central Division cellar and into the final Wild Card spot, making Winnipeg a playoff city for the first time in two decades. T...