The Fridley native is the depleted Wild's 10th rookie called up, and dozens of family and friends were expected to be in attendance.
ST. PAUL, Minn. The first-place Minnesota Wild have been doomed by injuries of late. Seemingly every game, another player is banged up and the lineup is again juggled.For Jarod Palmer, that was his ticket to the NHL.The 25-year-old Palmer, who grew up in nearby Fridley, Minn., made his NHL debut with the Wild in Saturday's 2-1 shootout loss to the New York Islanders at Xcel...
Making a grand return to his home state, former Miami University standout Jarod Palmer is slated to make his National Hockey League debut Saturday as he was called up to the Minnesota Wild, Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher announced Friday.
Also against the Islanders, Minnesota will be without Casey Wellman, and Jarod Palmer will make his NHL debut.