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Mike Yeo and the St. Louis Blues will play the Minnesota Wild tonight.

NHL: Toronto Maple Leafs at St. Louis Blues Billy Hurst-USA TODAY Sports

Tonight, Mike Yeo will stand on the Xcel Energy center’s Away team bench for the first time as the St. Louis Blues Head Coach as they face off against the Minnesota Wild.

Wild News

On Wild’s top line, Chris Stewart will have to work on his aim | Pioneer Press

On the one hand, Stewart’s play hasn’t really earned him top line minutes, but on the other hand, the Wild’s fourth line on Sunday could do a lot of damage.

Wild keeping practices short but efficient | Star Tribune

With 19 games in 33 days, the Wild are looking to get the most out of shorter practices.

Minnesota Wild: Graovac’s Demotion Not About His Play | Gone Puck Wild

Unlike before, Graovac’s recent demotion is more about roster space than his play.

Seeing the Good Side of Jason Zucker | Zone Coverage

Zucker already set a career record for points about 13 games ago, but he looks to continue to push himself as far as he can go this season.

Off the Trail

Golden Knights make first signing: Reid Duke of WHL | ESPN

After the Wild passed on him over last summer, Reid Duke has gone on to have the 35th most points in the WHL as a 21 year old.

NHL GMs talk faceoffs, shot blocking, three-point wins during meetings | Yahoo Sports

Discussions about enlarging goalie nets have found their way into the GM meetings once again.

Vegas GM McPhee a popular guy as expansion draft looms | CBC Sports

Expect multiple deals involving the Vegas Golden Knights as the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft draws closer.