|September 26, 2014: Wild's Vanek Dealing With Soreness|
Vanek likely won't play in Saturday's exhibition game against the Jets since he's dealing with soreness "after getting bumped" in Thursday's exhibition game, Chad Graff of the Pioneer Press reports.Vanek's status seems to be precautionary when considering that the Wild's first game of the season is on Oct. 9. A little added rest will be the norm in the preseason before the long grueling season starts and time off the ice is less affordable.
|September 26, 2014: Wild's Vanek Scores Power Play Goal|
Vanek scored a power play goal in Thursday's exhibition loss to Pittsburgh.Vanek has already fit in with his new Wild teammates and will likely be on a line centered by Mikko Koivu and have a large role on the power play. The Wild are still experimenting with line combinations in the preseason, but Vanek should be in a high-profile role regardless.
|September 25, 2014: Sutter scores in OT, Penguins beat Wild 3-2|
PITTSBURGH (AP) Brandon Sutter scored his second goal of the game 2:23 into overtime to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 3-2 exhibition victory over the Minnesota Wild on Thursday night.
|September 25, 2014: 2014 Draft Prep: Busts for Draft Day|
Not every player is created equally. That also goes for expectations placed upon them. Dan Pennucci examines those he thinks are lining up to disappoint Fantasy owners.