Morning from the X.
I'll be hosting a live chat on startribune.com at 1 p.m. CT, so come on back in a little bit.
Wild captain Mikko Koivu, who broke a finger on his left hand last Friday against Anaheim, addressed the media for the first time this morning. He said he'll see the doctor again next Monday and should have a better idea than how it's healing. He said they'll take it week by week, but the good thing is he'll be able to work out and skate while his finger gets better.
In other news, Matt Cullen will move up and play with Andrew Brunette and Antti Miettinen tonight, while Kyle Brodziak will move back with Marty Havlat, along with Pierre-Marc Bouchard.
Cal Clutterbuck did leave the ice grimacing early, but Todd Richards believes he just tweaked something and should be ok to play.
The Wild will go with 7 D tonight again, but the plan is to eventually go back to 6D once Marek Zidlicky feels comfortable enough to play a regular shift both physically with the shoulder and conditioning-wise.
Lastly, "Russo Radio" tonight at 6 on 1500 ESPN.