Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 10/29/11
SATURDAYS STORY LINE: Nate Prosser was all smiles after Saturdays morning skate. The 25-year-old Elk River, Minn., native will be playing in his sixth NHL game tonight in front of about 25 friends and family members. Prosser, who was called up from the Houston Aeros to take injured defenseman Greg Zanons place on the roster, arrived in Minnesota on Friday night.Im excited to get up here and do what I can to help the team win a game, he said Saturday.The defenseman, who was plus-4 in seven games with Houston this season, is also excited for the opportunity to show that he can play in the NHL.Thats the goal when you are down in Houston, he said. You want to come back up, and you are just itching for it. When you get the opportunity, you do everything you can to show them what you are made of and show them that you can play here. Prosser played 73 games for Wild coach Mike Yeo in Houston last season and believes his familiarity with Yeo and the system will help him Saturday night.Its h...
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