SATURDAY'S STORY LINE: The Wild get one injured player back and lose another tonight in Calgary. Clayton Stoner (lower body) will be back in the lineup, Pierre-Marc Bouchard (lower body) missed practice the past two days andwill be out. Bouchard is day-to-day and will be re-evaluated when the team gets back to the Twin Cities.
Stoner has missed 5 games and Yeo is happy to have the big, physical defenseman back on the blue line. Yeo said Stoner brings an "edge to the back end" while playing a tight defensive game.
"Defensively he is very reliable. He executes the way we want him to execute," said Yeo. "He moves the puck quick and hard. When it is time to defend he defends hard," added Yeo.
Stoner is excited to get back in the lineup and is physically ready. "The groin feels good, I needed to rest it for a few days and try to strengthen in. Now it feels where I am comfortable to play with no pain," said Stoner.
After missing a few weeks of play Stoner said he and the coaching staff...