Hmmm...the constant 'start-stop' type feel to begin things may be tough mentally on the players, but it's doable.
12 games...if the Wild don't relax too much between long breaks AND stay very businesslike, I can see them coming out of October with at LEAST a 6-4-2 record.
Getting every Saturday night at home will be nice.
The 4 regulation losses?
Home against TB
Home against LA
2 OT/SO losses?
Home against Vegas, road a