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TUESDAY'S STORY LINE: Kris Foucault, who was recalled from Houston yesterday, will make his NHL debut tonight. The 21-year old said it is a dream come true and joked he hopes he doesn't fall in his first shift.
Foucault's parents, Gary and Heather, were flying in from Calgary this afternoon and will see their son make his debut in St. Paul.
Foucault will be on a line with Erik Christensen and Carson McMillan, and said the other players have helped prepare him for his debut.
"Basically they said everyone has done it. We have had our first games now it is my turn, don't be too nervous and show us what you got," said Foucault.
Mike Yeo reiterated today that he wants goals and some playmaking from Foucault.
Another player the Wild are looking for points from is Matt Cullen. Despite playing well, Cullen hasn't scored a goal since January 10th, and has just five assists over the last 12 games.
For tonight's game against Anaheim, Yeo moved Cullen,...
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The Minnesota Wild have recalled defenseman Marco Scandella and forward Kris Foucault from the AHL.
The move was made Monday. Roster spots opened when forward Brad Staubitz was sent to the Houston Aeros and defenseman Clayton Stoner was put on injured reserve with a lower body injury last week.
Stoner joined forwards Pierre-Marc Bouchard, Guillaume Latendresse and Jarod Palmer...
ST. PAUL, Minn. Wild coach Mike Yeo has done the math.
Minnesota's first-year coach has looked at the possible scenarios for making the playoffs and knows what his team needs to accomplish if it has any hopes for a postseason berth.
Yeo also knows the task can appear daunting if taken from a big-picture perspective. So, he's hoping the Wild can just get a win in their...
As it turns out, Minnesota Wild defenceman Marek Zidlicky is not being traded to the New Jersey Devils.
Marek Zidlicky, shown in this file photo, is suggesting he may be on his way out. Management says otherwise.
With Zidlicky (0 goals, 13 assists, -7, 22 PIM) being a side distraction in the downfall of the Wild this season, it seems the headache would be dealt.
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The Minnesota Wild, Xcel Energy Center and St. Paul are hosts for Hockey Day in America presented by McDonald’s on Sunday, Feb. 19. Hockey Day in America is capped off by the Wild’s nationally-televised game on NBC at 2:30 p.m. ver...
Wild GM Chuck Fletcher contradicted Marek Zidlicky's agent that he has waived his no-trade to go to New Jersey
A deal may be in the works to bring Minnesota's righty defenseman and power play pointman Marek Zidlicky to the Devils.
Reports say Zidlicky, 35, has agreed to waive his no-trade clause to come to New Jersey, where fellow Czechs Patrik Elias and Petr Sykora play.
Reports also say...