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The 21-year-old center is on track to be a key forward for the team this season.
Marco Rossi had two assists, including on the game-winner in overtime, and Calen Addison scored a goal.
After last season's first-round exit to the Blues, Wild defenseman Matt Dumba is making good use of the lessons learned right from the beginning.
After arriving from Chicago in March and re-signing in July, Marc-Andre Fleury's role on the Wild has changed more than he expected.
While GM Bill Guerin said he didn't believe Kaprizov was in a position that was "life-threatening or anything like that," he did acknowledge the Wild didn't know about his safety initially.
Forward Tyson Jost, who missed out on a Stanley Cup when he was traded from Colorado last season, is on a top Wild line this preseason after an injury to Jordan Greenway.
After another summer of turnover, the Wild is back on the ice for training camp at Tria Rink in St. Paul — and there's still plenty to figure out.
Many of the best players are back, including Kirill Kaprizov, but goalie Cam Talbot and forward Kevin Fiala are not.
The 24-year-old scored six goals for the Anaheim Ducks last season.
Uncertainty surrounding Kaprizov and the dozens of other Russian in the NHL heightened because of the war in Ukraine.