Morning. Hopefully you saw today's Josh Harding/Darcy Kuemper/Ilya Bryzgalov story here and the Q and A with coach Mike Yeo here.
 
It'll be interesting to see if GM Chuck Fletcher ultimately ends up suspending Harding for his off-ice injury that came following an off-ice altercation with a teammate. Harding is to earn $2.1 million this season. He is expected to miss at a minimum two to three months. It's a costly injury to the Wild, not just competitively, but financially because now the Wild may have to go out and pay Bryzgalov -- an unexpected expenditure.
 
The Wild has plenty of salary-cap space, but in real dollars going out, the Wild's payroll is near the top of the league at around $70 million and all teams have internal budgets. So nobody's happy with this injury and my gut says Fletcher is wrestling with how to handle Harding's status. I believe Fletcher is scheduled to meet with Harding today.
 
The Wild added 22 players to its main training-camp roster from the Traverse City prospect tournament plus Bryzgalov's tryout. Invited to camp were forwards Brady Brassart, Raphael Bussieres, Reid Duke, Tyler Graovac, Kurtis Gabriel, Ryan Graham, Pavel Jenys, Chase Lang, Zack Mitchell and Ryan Walters; defensemen Matt Dumba, Tanner Faith, Christian Folin, Guillaume Gelinas, Alex Gudbranson, Dylan Labbe, Gustav Olofsson and Hunter Warner and goalies Alexandre Belanger, Johan Gustafsson and Brandon Whitney.    
 
The Wild released forwards Olivier Archambault, Jessey Astles, Reid Gardiner and Andrew Ryan from their amateur tryouts.
 
The training-camp roster now stands at 57, including some invitees who earned their way to main camp but are also needed so Yeo has enough players to fill three groups the first three days of camp. In order to get players more reps in practices, Yeo added an extra group, saying there's a big difference when you have, say, 17 skaters in a practice as opposed to more than 20. It'll allow more reps, which causes better conditioning, too. There will be more skating in practices as opposed to afterward.
 
Players report for camp today for fitness testing and physicals. They will be on the ice for the first time Friday.
 
And a reminder, Saturday's practices are open to the public from 8:30 a.m.-1. The scrimmage starts at 9:25. Single-game tickets go on sale at Xcel Energy Center's box office at 10 a.m.
 
2014-15 MINNESOTA WILD TRAINING CAMP ROSTER

FORWARDS (31) HT WT SHOOTS BORN BIRTHPLACE 2013-14 TEAM LGE GP G A PTS PIM ACQ
 
3 Charlie Coyle 6-3 221 Right 3/2/92 East Weymouth, Mass. Minnesota NHL 70 12 18 30 33 TRD/11
9 Mikko Koivu 6-3 217 Left 3/12/83 Turku, Finland Minnesota NHL 65 11 43 54 24 EN/01
10 Jordan Schroeder 5-9 180 Right 9/29/90 Prior Lake, Minnesota Vancouver NHL 25 3 3 6 2 FA/14
11 Zach Parise 5-11 195 Left 7/28/84 Minneapolis, Minnesota Minnesota NHL 67 29 27 56 30 FA/12
12 Cody Almond 6-2 217 Left 7/24/89 Calgary, Alberta Geneve-Servette Swiss 44 18 16 34 75 FA/14
14 Justin Fontaine 5-10 175 Right 11/6/87 Bonnyville, Alberta Minnesota NHL 66 13 8 21 26 FA/11
16 Jason Zucker 5-11 186 Left 1/16/92 Newport Beach, California Minnesota NHL 21 4 1 5 2 EN/10
19 Stephane Veilleux 6-1 200 Left 11/16/81 Beauceville, Quebec Minnesota NHL 21 0 2 2 21 TRD/12
21 Kyle Brodziak 6-2 210 Right 5/25/84 St. Paul, Alberta Minnesota NHL 81 8 16 24 61 TRD/09
22 Nino Niederreiter 6-2 208 Left 9/8/92 Chur, Switzerland Minnesota NHL 81 14 22 36 44 TRD/13
24 Matt Cooke 5-11 205 Left 9/7/78 Belleville, Ontario Minnesota NHL 82 10 18 28 54 FA/13
26 Thomas Vanek 6-2 217 Right 1/19/84 Vienna, Austria BUF/NYI/MTL NHL 78 27 41 68 46 FA/14
27 Brett Sutter 6-0 200 Left 6/2/87 Viking, Alberta Carolina NHL 17 1 1 2 9 FA/14
28 Joel Rechlicz 6-4 220 Right 6/14/87 Brookfield, Wisconsin Hershey AHL 25 1 1 2 87 FA/14
29 Jason Pominville 6-0 185 Right 11/30/82 Repentigny, Quebec Minnesota NHL 82 30 30 60 16 TRD/13
36 Michael Keranen 6-1 176 Left 1/4/90 Stockholm, Sweden Ilves Tampere Finland 52 17 35 52 47 FA/14
40 Curt Gogol 6-1 190 Left 9/21/91 Calgary, Alberta Worcester/Iowa AHL 56 4 2 6 204 TRD/13
49 Raphael Bussieres 6-1 198 Left 11/5/93 Longueuil, Quebec Iowa AHL 61 5 14 19 51 EN/12
53 Tyler Graovac 6-4 205 Left 4/27/93 Brampton, Ontario Iowa AHL 64 13 12 25 29 EN/11
54 Brett Bulmer 6-4 212 Right 4/26/92 Prince George, B.C. Iowa AHL 43 11 8 19 79 EN/10
56 Erik Haula 5-11 192 Left 3/23/91 Pori, Finland Minnesota NHL 46 6 9 15 29 EN/09
57 Ryan Graham 6-2 205 Left 5/6/96 Calgary, Alberta Saskatoon WHL 70 15 8 23 37 INVITEE
59 Zack Mitchell 6-0 184 Right 1/7/93 Caledon, Ontario Guelph OHL 67 31 52 83 40 FA/14
61 Zack Phillips 6-0 194 Right 10/28/92 Fredericton, New Brunswick Iowa AHL 76 12 21 33 16 EN/11
62 Brady Brassart 6-2 196 Right 6/15/93 Vernon, British Columbia Calgary WHL 70 35 50 85 94 FA/14
63 Kurtis Gabriel 6-4 214 Right 4/20/93 New Market, Ontario Owen Sound OHL 60 16 35 51 99 EN/13
64 Mikael Granlund 5-10 186 Left 2/26/92 Oulu, Finland Minnesota NHL 63 8 33 41 22 EN/10
71 Ryan Walters 6-0 190 Left 7/30/91 Rosemount, Minnesota Nebraska-Omaha NCHC 34 6 24 30 16 INVITEE
75 Reid Duke 6-0 189 Right 1/28/96 Calgary, Alberta Lethbridge WHL 62 15 25 40 91 EN/14
76 Chase Lang 6-1 182 Right 9/13/96 Nanaimo, British Columbia Calgary WHL 68 10 15 25 52 EN/14
81 Pavel Jenys 6-2 198 Left 4/2/96 Brno, Czech Republic Brno Czech 29 2 0 2 4 EN/14
 
DEFENSEMEN (18) HT WT SHOOTS BORN BIRTHPLACE 2013-14 TEAM LGE GP G A PTS PIM ACQ
 
2 Keith Ballard 5-11 208 Left 11/26/82 Baudette, Minnesota Minnesota NHL 45 2 7 9 37 FA/13
4 Stu Bickel 6-4 207 Right 10/26/86 Chanhassen, Minnesota Hartford AHL 24 1 7 8 85 FA/14
5 Christian Folin 6-3 210 Right 2/9/91 Gothenburg, Sweden UMass-Lowell HE 41 6 14 20 31 FA/14
6 Marco Scandella 6-3 210 Left 2/23/90 Montreal, Quebec Minnesota NHL 76 3 14 17 20 EN/08
7 Jonathon Blum 6-1 190 Right 1/30/89 Long Beach, California Minnesota NHL 15 0 1 1 0 FA/13
20 Ryan Suter 6-1 198 Left 1/21/85 Madison, Wisconsin Minnesota NHL 82 8 35 43 34 FA/12
23 Gustav Olofsson 6-4 191 Left 12/1/94 Boras, Sweden Colorado College NCHC 30 4 4 8 20 EN/13
25 Jonas Brodin 6-1 180 Left 7/12/93 Karlstad, Sweden Minnesota NHL 79 8 11 19 22 EN/11
34 Guillaume Gelinas 5-10 185 Left 6/14/93 Quebec City, Quebec Val d’Or QMJHL 67 23 69 92 81 FA/14
44 Justin Falk 6-5 215 Left 10/11/88 Snowflake, Manitoba New York Rangers NHL 21 0 2 2 20 FA/14
46 Jared Spurgeon 5-9 185 Right 11/29/89 Edmonton, Alberta Minnesota NHL 67 5 21 26 16 FA/10
55 Matt Dumba 6-0 183 Right 7/25/94 Regina, Saskatchewan Minnesota NHL 13 1 1 2 2 EN/12
Portland WHL 26 8 16 24 37
58 Corbin Baldwin 6-5 215 Left 2/5/91 Winnipeg, Manitoba Iowa AHL 64 0 1 1 129 INVITEE
68 Alex Gudbranson 6-2 204 Right 9/3/94 Orleans, Ontario Sault Ste. Marie OHL 66 7 8 15 76 INVITEE
73 Tanner Faith 6-3 211 Right 10/5/95 Terrace, British Columbia Kootenay WHL 10 0 1 1 9 EN/14
74 Colton Jobke 6-0 190 Left 4/20/92 Delta, British Columbia Iowa AHL 11 0 0 0 4 INVITEE
78 Dylan Labbe 6-2 194 Left 1/19/95 St. George, Quebec Shawinigan QMJHL 63 9 18 27 20 EN/13
79 Hunter Warner 6-2 202 Right 9/21/95 Eden Prairie, Minnesota Waterloo/Fargo USHL 50 2 10 12 127 INVITEE
 
GOALTENDERS (7) HT WT CATCHES BORN BIRTHPLACE 2013-14 TEAM LGE GP W-L-OT SO GAA SV% ACQ
 
30 Ilya Bryzgalov 6-3 213 Left 6/22/80 Togliatti, Russia Minnesota NHL 12 7-1-3 2.12 .911 TRYOUT
31 Johan Gustafsson 6-2 202 Left 2/28/92 Koping, Sweden Iowa AHL 40 12-20-4 1 2.98 .903 EN/10
32 Niklas Backstrom 6-2 194 Left 2/13/78 Helsinki, Finland Minnesota NHL 21 5-11-2 0 3.02 .899 FA/06
33 John Curry 5-11 185 Left 2/27/84 Maplewood, Minnesota Iowa AHL 19 7-9-2 1 2.62 .920 FA/14
35 Darcy Kuemper 6-5 205 Left 5/4/90 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Minnesota NHL 26 12-8-4 2 2.43 .915 EN/09
37 Josh Harding 6-2 202 Right 6/18/84 Regina, Saskatchewan Minnesota NHL 29 18-7-3 3 1.65 .933 EN/02
50 Alexandre Belanger 6-1 184 Left 8/19/95 Sherbrooke, Quebec Rouyn-Noranda QMJHL 52 28-18-3 1 3.23 .881 EN/13
70 Brandon Whitney 6-5 208 Right 5/11/94 Kentville, Nova Scotia Victoriaville QMJHL 41 13-18-7 4 3.25 .906 INVITEE

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