The Wild held an optional practice today, with eight players on the ice for about 45 minutes. Colton Gillies, James Sheppard, Dan Fritsche, Peter Olvecky, Derek Boogaard, Kurtis Foster
, John Scott and Josh Harding
all participated, with assistant coaches Mike Ramsey, Mario Tremblay and Bob Mason. Many more players, including Mikko Koivu
and Andrew Brunette, were in the building but not on the ice.
The Avs arrive tonight for Tuesday’s big 7 p.m. game. The teams battled on St. Patty’s Day ’08 as well.
Not much else news to report.
Tuesday’s Press Meal:
Chicken wild rice soup
Parmesan breaded Walleye
Loaded mashed potatoes
More to come after Tuesday’s morning skate.