2,000 show up at X for Wild scrimmage

Wild fans excited for the new season got a glimpse of Mike Yeo's team Saturday at a free scrimmage at XCel Energy Center. No goals were scored, but coach Yeo said he was happy with the way his players are grasping his system. Another scrimmage will be held Sunday at 10 a.
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Wild fans excited for the new season got a glimpse of Mike Yeo's team Saturday at a free scrimmage at XCel Energy Center. No goals were scored, but coach Yeo said he was happy with the way his players are grasping his system. Another scrimmage will be held Sunday at 10 a.

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