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The Wild's week ahead

  • October 8, 2011 - 11:51 PM

Monday: at N.Y. Islanders, noon (FSN). Tuesday: at Ottawa, 6:30 p.m. (FSN). Thursday: vs. Edmonton, 7 p.m. (FSN). Saturday: vs. Detroit, 7 p.m. (FSN)

Player to watch: Dany Heatley, Wild Monday, he visits the Islanders, the team that regrets not taking him first overall in 2000. Tuesday, he visits Ottawa, where they burned his jersey during his previous return. Thursday, he plays the Oilers, whom he refused to play for in 2009.

Voices "I’m definitely disappointed, but i’ve got air in my lungs, health on my side." — A text message from Eric Nystrom after he was cut by the Wild

MICHAEL RUSSO
 

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