After a long day of travel that started at 8 a.m. in Edmonton, the Minnesota Wild hit the ice at the Xcel Energy Center around 3 p.m. to start preparing for Friday's game versus New Jersey.
When the Wild faceo ff against New Jersey tomorrow night it is unlikely Cal Clutterbuck or Darroll Powe will be in the lineup. Neither skated with the team Thursday and both are suffering from charley horses they suffered in Edmonton.
Clutterbuck suffered his injury when he was hit knee-on-knee by Ryan Whitney at the end of the first period. Clutterbuck came back and tried to play in the second period, but eventually was forced to leave. Powe left the game after being checked into the open door of the Oilers' bench by former Wild forward Eric Belanger.
Yeo said he isn't "optimistic" either will be in the lineup Friday. He did, however, note things can change. "You never know about these things. Sometimes you come to the rink the next day and you feel pretty good."
Yeo also expressed his rel...