the wild’s week ahead

Sunday: 6:30 p.m. at Detroit (NBCSN)

Wednesday: 6:30 p.m. vs. Vancouver (FSN)

Thursday: 7 p.m. at St. Louis (FSN)

Saturday: 8 p.m. at Phoenix (FSN)

Player to watch: Vladimir Sobotka, St. Louis

Overshadowed by David Backes, T.J. Oshie, Alex Steen, Alex Pietrangelo and the Blues’ deep cast of great players, this hard-hitting forward always seems to hurt the Wild in every facet.


« He was a fan favorite. Little girls were pretty excited to see him play out there, 15-, 16-year-olds. He looked so young, you know? »

New Jersey Devils goalie Martin Brodeur, laughing, on former Devils captain Zach Parise.