Found October 02, 2013 on Fox Sports North:
ST. PAUL, Minn. One point Minnesota Wild coach Mike Yeo made clear in the preseason was his opening night roster wasn't going to be a permanent, set-in-stone final look at how the team will shape up this season. Minnesota has several players on entry-level contracts and have the ability to mix-and-match during the season based on the types of matchups Yeo desires each game. "It might be one way at the end of camp and it might be another two weeks into the season," Yeo said earlier in training camp. "That's what these guys are playing for right now. There's guys that are vying for jobs. For some of them it might be on opening night. For some of them it might be two weeks down the road. But there's guys that we believe have the potential to play in the NHL and it's up to them to earn that opportunity now." More depth than the Wild have maybe had in their existence led to competition and flexibility, and eventually true, difficult decisions f...
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