WILD’S WEEK AHEAD
(Games on FSN)
Sunday: 7 p.m. at Anaheim
Thursday: 7 p.m. vs. Columbus
Saturday: 5 p.m. vs. Anaheim
Player to watch: Brandon Saad, Columbus
The former Blackhawks young gun was stunned this summer when he was traded to the Blue Jackets in a salary-cap move.
“In 2005 when I came in, [half the team] or the 4, 5, 6 defensemen, they couldn’t really skate.”
Zach Parise on the evolution of the fast NHL.