Russo went on to report that the team is still doing tests on the 32-year-old forward, and it's unknown if he will participate in camp at all. For a player who was using camp as a tryout, missing time is a bad look for his chances to make the team.
Fleischmann joins Minnesota after spending last season playing for both the Canadiens and the Blackhawks. In 76 total contests, the journeyman notched 25 points and 32 PIM, not far off his normal level of production. The 32-year-old will likely be competing with fellow veteran Ryan Carter to secure the left wing spot on the Wild's fourth line, but don't count out rookie Mario Lucia who could swoop in and steal the job out from under both players.