Found July 19, 2013 on Fox Sports North:
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The Minnesota Wild will begin the 2013-14 season at home. The NHL full 82-game schedule was released Friday, and Minnesota will host the Los Angeles Kings on Oct. 3 to start the year. The highlight of the schedule includes the league's new divisions thanks to the NHL's realignment. Minnesota will play in the seven-team Central Division, along with Chicago, Colorado, Dallas, Nashville, St. Louis and Winnipeg. Teams will play a total of 29 games against division foes -- five games against five teams and four games against one team, in the Wild's case. The Pacific Division in the Western Conference includes Anaheim, Calgary, Edmonton, Los Angeles, Phoenix, San Jose and Vancouver. Both Eastern Conference divisions -- the Metropolitan and Atlantic -- are eight-team divisions. The Wild will have five games against the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks. The first meeting between the two Central Division teams will be Oct. 26 in Chicago, follow...

Erik Haula makes move from Gophers to Wild

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota hockey fans have become accustomed to the offensive skill of Erik Haula over the past five years, but even the biggest followers of the University of Minnesota men's hockey team -- where Haula starred for the past three seasons -- might have been surprised at his latest show of talent. Competing in a shootout at the end of the Minnesota Wild'...

Wild re-sign forwards Justin Fontaine, Carson McMillan

ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Wild announced Thursday that forwards Justin Fontaine and Carson McMillan have been re-signed to one-year, two-way contracts. Fontaine, 25, led the Houston Aeros with 56 points last season in American Hockey League action. He also added 10 power-play goals with a 10 rating. Fontaine also led all Aeros skaters with eight points in five playoff games. The...

Nashville tries out ice dying

So Nashville has had a rough stretch lately. They lost Ryan Suter, they are being put into a division that will require them to take regular trips to Winnipeg, and their offseason signings involved two players that the Minnesota Wild couldn't find space for. But hey, the Preds were able to select future superstar Seth Jones with pick number 4 in the draft, and they have long...

The hidden meanings of this year's Wild's Prospect Development Camp, 2013-14 schedule released

Summer time for athletes of most sports not named baseball it is the offseason.  Back in the day, especially for NHL'ers, the summer time was work time, literally.  Before players were routinely making six and seven-figure salaries they used the summer to make some extra cash.  Players had to work all kinds of odd summer jobs just to tide them over before the NHL season resumed...
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