This is pretty close to what the actual game one roster might look like, with Soucy, Sturm, Stafford, and Belpedio being the only players really pushing for NHL spots. Hunt could be a game one starter with Greg Pateryn dealing with a minor injury. Captain Mikko Koivu and Ryan Suter are both making their preseason debuts.
It’s expected that Kevin Fiala will finally arrive in Minnesota in time to make the trip to Colorado with the team, and there has been a concern that Fiala will not be in prime fitness for the season. The sooner he joins the team, the better and quicker he’ll be ready.
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Finally, let’s wrap up with:
Twelve days till the season starts. Let’s. Play. Hockey.