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A logjam of veterans on the depth chart and a tight salary cap is working against former Gophers standout Sammy Walker, but he's scoring goals and turning heads so far.
The young defenseman made the Wild out of camp last year, but eventually got benched and struggled to retain his spot. This season, he's determined to put that time behind him.
The Wild's longest-running partnership on defense split up this summer with Matt Dumba's move to the Coyotes.
Forward Marcus Johansson rejoins teammates Matt Boldy and Joel Eriksson Ek to show his chemistry with the Wild.
A lock for the Hall of Fame, the three-time Stanley Cup champion is at 544 wins and needs just eight more to pass Patrick Roy for the second-most all-time.
Star winger Kirill Kaprizov had a busy summer and arrived at training camp on a mission to help the Wild do better than another first-round playoff exit.
Rebuilding a streaky power play, establishing defensive pairings, and battles around the edge of the roster will define the preseason.
Coach Dean Evason said the Wild's goal remains singular — win the Stanley Cup.
On and off the ice, Matt Dumba made an impact while representing the Wild. The experience changed him, too. Just because he's leaving for Arizona doesn't mean his time in Minnesota is over.
As unsurprising as Matt Dumba's exit is, that doesn't diminish the significance of his absence from the Wild — or the role he played in his 10 seasons with the team.