That's a bummer, but at some point the Wild need to start giving these young guys more responsibilities and ice time, and you can't do that if you keep populating the team with a majority of NHL cast-offs...
You can see most of the 3-on-3 tournament here
The standouts for me...
Ivan Lodnia - he has a pretty wicked release. Looked very mature and played well at both ends of the ice. I thought he was impressive.
Ivan Khovanov - he can score from in close or on the perimeter, very noticeable in terms of his quickness, skill and stickhandling to dangle around opposing skaters. Great instincts. I liked how he relished his team's victory a bit mo
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Camp starts today, a little earlier than normal. In the past I've gone to the practices and scrimmages and I have always felt they're pretty cool. One interesting switch this year seems to be they're not doing the big scrimmages and instead replacing it with a 3-on-3 tournament. Enjoy and discuss.
From an Iowa perspective, they look like they will have some nice additions to the roster, at least up front. Gordeev will be a nice addition to the blueline. A big player with more skill and mobility than you'd expect. If I was Tim Army and Brett McLean I'd really like what I saw at camp.
(shrugs) I'd agree. I'd guess Wild management was hoping Greenway would flip a switch and felt if he decided to dominate he could be a game changer in that series. Instead, he continued to go through the motions. While we know pretty well that Wild upper management was not pleased with Greenway and Donato's play, did anyone on the Iowa Wild say anything to those two about it?
Did Cal O'Reilly or some of the other veteran leaders confront these players and tell them to start pul