Skip to main content

Wild roundup: Harding might go to Iowa; Blum does; Parise back this week?

  • Author:
  • Updated:
    Original:

The Wild take on the Dallas Stars for the second time in four days Tuesday after Minnesota won 3-2 in overtime Saturday.

Here's a few notes to get you prepped for the clash between Minnesota's current team and Minnesota's former team.

Goalie Josh Harding, who hasn't played in a game in 2014 as he continues to work through complications surrounding his Multiple Sclerosis, practiced again over the weekend, but there is still no timetable for his return.

According to the Pioneer Press, head coach Mike Yeo expressed feelings that when Harding is ready to return, whenever that may be, he may take a rehab stint with the Iowa Wild.

Speaking of Iowa, that's where defenseman Jonathon Blum is headed.

With Keith Ballard back in the lineup, who Blum was playing for following an inconsistent run of play by the former Vancouver Canuck, Minnesota sent Blum to Iowa to keep getting the former first-round pick playing time.

As for winger Zach Parise, who hasn't played since December 22 as he recovers from a broken foot, rumors are swirling that he could be back to game action as soon as Thursday.

Parise's expected recovery time was 4-6 weeks when he was originally diagnosed with the injury, meaning a Thursday return would put him right on the low end of that timetable.

With the possible late-week return coming, it sounds as if Parise will ramp up contact before returning to meaningful games.

Wild-Stars at 7 p.m. from Dallas Tuesday.

Next Up

Omar Samuels

Rep. Ilhan Omar defeats Don Samuels in contentious primary

Unofficial results for one of Minnesota's most-watched primary races are in.

Ambulance Hennepin Healthcare

Boy, 14, critical after accidental shooting at Minneapolis apartment

Police say the shooting happened during a gathering at an apartment.

Screen Shot 2022-08-09 at 3.25.49 PM

Charges: Man caused Burnsville building fire because girlfriend was late

The alleged arson fire displaced around 50 residents.

Famous dave granite city

Famous Dave's, Granite City owner sold for $200 million

The owner of Famous Dave's, BBQ Holdings, is based in Minnetonka.

Alanna McLean

Appeal to find missing northern Minnesota woman

Alanna McLean was last seen this past weekend.

image

Minnesota reaches 55 confirmed cases of monkeypox

Nearly 9,000 cases have been confirmed nationwide.

derek chauvin

$1.45M payout for correctional officers prevented from guarding Derek Chauvin

The officers were reportedly ordered to avoid Derek Chauvin while he was in jail.

DSD_6142

Palm Springs residents: Divert the Mississippi to solve our drought problems

Should the southwest have some of the Mississippi River?

Image from iOS (10)

Minneapolis tries to spruce up street barriers with motivational messages

Police said the barriers will be in place through the beginning of the fall.

BearTracks3

MnDOT debuts driverless shuttle in White Bear Lake

This is one of several self-driving pilot programs MnDOT is working on.

Related