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Continued: Wild notes: Nashville broadcaster, GM hospitalized

  • Article by: MICHAEL RUSSO , Star Tribune
  • Last update: February 6, 2014 - 11:51 PM

GM Chuck Fletcher said he might have conversations with a few agents during the Olympic break.

“But I’m content to wait until after the season,” Fletcher said. “If a player wants to stay and you want him to stay, it’ll work out.”

Switching practice sites

Beginning Feb. 19, when the Wild can resume practicing during the break, the team will change practice facilities when there are conflicts at Xcel Energy Center. It will go from St. Thomas Academy in Mendota Heights to Braemar Arena in Edina.

The Wild will make renovations at Braemar, and there are locker-room showers available, so players no longer will need to dress at the arena and bus to and from practice. The rink also is closer to the homes of many players.


• Erik Haula was reassigned to Iowa for the Olympics. Stephane Veilleux cleared waivers and also was reassigned to Iowa.

• Jason Zucker is having what the team called a minor procedure, and it hopes he will be ready after the Olympic break.

• At 11:15 a.m. Feb. 23, the Wild will hold an outdoor practice at Roseville’s John Rose OVAL. It is free and open to the public.

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