the wild's week ahead

Sunday: at Columbus, 5 p.m. (FSN)

Tuesday: vs. Chicago, 7 p.m. (NBCSN)

Thursday: vs. St. Louis, 7 p.m. (FSN)

Saturday: vs. Columbus, 7 p.m. (FSN)

Player to watch:

Jay Bouwmeester, St. Louis

Thoroughbred who eats minutes and skates like the wind, the defenseman was traded from Calgary during last week's Wild game and is hoping to make the playoffs for the first time in his career.


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