Koivu, Latendresse, Zanon questionable for Vancouver

The Wild could be short-handed Saturday afternoon against the Vancouver Canucks. Mikko Koivu, Guillaume Latendresse, and Greg Zanon are questionable for the game. Koivu needed ten stitches after taking a skate to the chin Thursday against Edmonton.
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The Wild could be short-handed Saturday afternoon against the Vancouver Canucks. Mikko Koivu, Guillaume Latendresse, and Greg Zanon are questionable for the game. Koivu needed ten stitches after taking a skate to the chin Thursday against Edmonton.

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