@yave1964 the problem with the Wild is they want every line to be balanced. For the past 5 years the younger players have out-scored the 'favored vets' by a landslide when you compare their lopsided ice time. In those same 5 years you have their core veterans saying the younger players need to "step up" by they themselves are pretty much off the score sheets. They score, sure, but they're on the ice twice as much. Up until last year you hardly if ever saw Zucker or Nino on the PP. Instead as I'v
Way too soon to tell that. Right now Fenton is probably quickly evaluating the assets he has. I don't think we'll see anything really jaw dropping. If we deal one or more of #16, #22 or #3 it would be a surprise to me. Cutting Koivu's hamstring...while I'd be ok with that...the still far too large cap hit would remain; although it might let you put him on LTIR, but the problem is we'll probably need to save that for Parise or Suter if they're not ready to go at the start of the season. Enni
rebuild, rebuild, rebuild... blow up the roster Fenton. It will be painful for a few years (used to that anyways) but outcome/payoff later is worth the wait granted I can not handle 18 more years but 3 or 5 is possible.