Some quick updates folks, and most are good news!
The Wild’s long stretch of road is over, and now we have a majority of home games to look forward to. I think I speak for the entire State of Hockey when I say, “Whew!”
No final word on lineup tomorrow, but Jed Ortmeyer got placed on waivers to head back to Houston. What does that mean? Mikko, baby! Expect to see Koivu back tomorrow night, and if practice today was any indication I may be wrong on Seto’s place in the depth chart. Mikko was centering Heatley and Setoguchi in practice today, so it seems like Mike Yeo wants to get that line kicking full-strength. Mikko’s been strong, Heater is starting to hit the net, maybe it will rub off on Seto. He’s a better player than his performance lately would indicate.
More tomorrow once we hear about lines and goalie selection. Rumor has it that the Canucks are down a Sedin. That would be a great break for the Wild.