Fridley native Jarod Palmer will make his regular-season NHL debut tonight for the Wild, the 10th rookie and 33rd player to dress for the team this season. He'll also be one of 14 members of last year's Houston Aeros team, coached by current Wild coach Mike Yeo, who has played for the Wild this season. Those players:

Forwards: Cody Almond, Colton Gillies, Palmer, Warren Peters, Casey Wellman, Matt Kassian*, David McIntyre*, Jeff Taffe*

Defensemen: Marco Scandella, Jared Spurgeon, Justin Falk, Kris Fredheim*, Nate Prosser*

Goalie: Matt Hackett*

*-currently in Houston