MINNESOTA NOW ON THE CLOCK
THE WILD made subtle changes and expectations are growing. We know what Ryan Suter, Zach Parise, Mikko Koivu and Jason Pominville provide year after year. The difference comes in Minnesota’s youth: Charlie Coyle, Mikael Granlund, Jason Zucker and Jonas Brodin. If there’s a question mark, it’s in goal: Niklas Backstrom and Josh Harding have health issues.