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Minnesota Wild depth chart

  • January 6, 2013 - 4:52 AM

With the NHL lockout coming to an end and games returning sooner rather than later, staff reporter Michael Russo takes a look at the Wild's depth chart which indicats coach Mike Yeo’s plans as of the State Fair in late August (pre-lockout):

 

Minnesota Wild Depth Chart
 
 
FORWARDS
 
(Left wing-Center-Right wing)
 
First line: Zach Parise-Mikko Koivu-Dany Heatley
 
Second line: Matt Cullen-Mikael Granlund-Devin Setoguchi
 
Third line: Pierre-Marc Bouchard*-Kyle Brodziak-Cal Clutterbuck
 
Fourth line: Darroll Powe-Zenon Konopka-Torrey Mitchell
 
Extra: Matt Kassian
 
Vying for spots: Stephane Veilleux, Jake Dowell, Jason Zucker, Charlie Coyle, Johan Larsson, Nick Palmieri**, Justin Fontaine, David McIntyre.
 
DEFENSEMEN
 
(Left-Right)
 
First pair: Ryan Suter-Jared Spurgeon
 
Second pair: Marco Scandella-Tom Gilbert
 
Third pair: Clayton Stoner-Justin Falk/Nate Prosser
 
Extra: Falk/Prosser
 
GOALTENDERS
 
No. 1: Niklas Backstrom
 
No. 2: Josh Harding
 
*Has not been officially cleared to play yet
** Must be signed to NHL deal first
 

 

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