Wilderness, we’ve had a major setback. Parise is injured. Again. This is no good.
Niederreiter is injured. Badly.
Coyle is injured. Also badly. Ish.
Foligno is injured. It was self-inflicted. Ish.
Granlund is injured.
Dubnyk is lukewarm.
The only fortunate(?) thing is that the Wild have about one game per fourteen days. so. Maybe they’ll heal? We’ll see.
Anyways, here’s some soul music.
MN Wild assistant coach Darby Hendrickson practices with team
Darby Hendrickson hasn’t played in the NHL in more than a decade, yet there he was skating with the Wild during Monday’s practice at St. Thomas Ice Arena.
Wild's Zach Parise leaves practice with another 'setback'
It looks like Zach Parise’s return to the Wild lineup might have to be put on hold.
Parise has injury setback, leaves Wild practice - StarTribune.com
The Wild had hoped to have Zach Parise back in the lineup Friday, but he left the ice at Monday's Wild practice after about 25 minutes.
Boudreau doesn't mince words when it comes to Wild's slow start - StarTribune.com
The Wild's severely depleted lineup is no excuse for lapses, coach Bruce Boudreau said after the team started the young season 1-1-2.
Off the Trail
5 players who've struggled out of the gate this season | theScore.com
Can't believe Parise isn't on this list. Or Pominville.
Ehlers rides 5-goal week to 1st star honors | theScore.com
Nikolaj Ehlers is the NHL's latest recipient of its first star of the week distinction.
Minor-pro league will allow top teams to choose playoff opponent | theScore.com
The SPHL announced its new playoff format Monday, which will see the top three teams in the standings hand pick their postseason opponent.