|February 26, 2014: Wild's Scandella Likely Out Thursday|
Scandella (knee) is not expected to play Thursday against the Oilers, Chad Graff of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.Scandella was moved to injured reserve earlier in the day to facilitate the call-up of Stephane Veilleux, and after he was still a bit limited in Wednesday's practice, coach Mike Yeo will likely give him Thursday off. Yeo didn't rule him out for Friday's game against Canucks.
|February 26, 2014: Wild Move Scandella To IR|
Scandella (sprained knee) was placed on injured reserve Wednesday.Though Scandella seems to be progressing well and resumed practicing Tuesday, there's still a decent chance he might not be ready to go for Thursday's game against the Oilers. The Wild decided it was best to place him on injured reserve retroactively, opening the door for Stephane Veilleux to join the roster as insurance.
|February 25, 2014: Scandella Practices With Wild|
Scandella, who sprained his MCL on Feb. 4, practiced Tuesday, Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.Though Scandella was able to take part in most of the team's drills Tuesday, he left the ice a little early, which clouds his status for Thursday's game against the Oilers. In reference to that contest, coach Mike Yeo indicated that a return Thursday is a "possibility" for Scandella, while adding that he "wouldn't say it's a probability."
|February 25, 2014: Wild's Scandella (knee) Could Practice Tuesday|
Scandella (knee) skated on his own again Monday and might practice Tuesday, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.It sounds like he has a chance of playing Thursday, but he may still need a few more days.
|February 20, 2014: Wild's Scandella Cleared To Begin Skating|
Scandella (knee) has been cleared to begin skating on his own, Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.He'll probably be limited to working out with the Wild's strength and conditioning coach over the next handful of days, but could soon progress to joining his teammates at practices. Scandella hasn't played since Feb. 4 against the Lightning.