Latendresse to return to Wild lineup against Jets

Guillaume Latendresse is back in the Wild lineup tonight after missing 15 games due to a concussion. Coach Mike Yeo wanted to give him more time, but decided to make the move after Matt Cullen came down with the flu.
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Guillaume Latendresse is back in the Wild lineup tonight after missing 15 games due to a concussion. Coach Mike Yeo wanted to give him more time, but decided to make the move after Matt Cullen came down with the flu.

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After missing 32 of the last 34 games with a concussion, Guillaume Latendresse has returned to practice with the Wild. The Star Tribune reports Latendresse skated with Mikko Koivu today, who is out with a shoulder injury. The Wild start the second half of the NHL season tomorrow night, hosting Nashville.

Latendresse and Zidlicky could return soon

Guillaume Latendresse and Marek Zidlicky have missed significant time this season as they continue recovering from concussions. Mike Yeo says both players have been on the ice and skating hard, and it's just a matter of time before they return to practice.

Wild defender Scandella joins Latendresse with concussion

Defenseman Marco Scandella suffered a concussion Saturday night against Los Angeles, and was scratched from the Wild lineup against Anaheim tonight. It was the second straight game a key Minnesota player sustained a concussion. Guillaume Latendresse suffered one against San Jose on Thursday.

Wild GM unsure when Bouchard, Latendresse will return

The return of Pierre-Marc Bouchard to the Wild lineup is growing more doubtful by the day. GM Chuck Fletcher tells the Star Tribune that barring a “stroke of good fortune” he doesn’t think Bouchard or winger Gullaume Latendresse will play again this year. Both are out with concussion symptoms.

Latendresse could play against Anaheim

Wild forward Guillaume Latendresse was back at practice Wednesday after missing one game and three practices because of a groin injury. He'll be available for Mike Yeo to insert into the lineup Thursday against Anaheim.

Wild's Zidlicky not in lineup to face Jets

Wild coach Mike Yeo is scratching Marek Zidlicky from Thursday night's game against the visiting Winnipeg Jets. Trade rumors have surrounded the Wild defenseman for the past couple of weeks. Reports claim Zidlicky waived his no-trade clause Wednesday to go to New Jersey. The NHL trade deadline is February 27.

Wild lose Latendresse to concussion

Minnesota Wild forward Guillaume Latendresse is out indefinitely with a concussion. The oft-injured star hasn't been able to stay healthy in his career with the Wild. This latest injury forces coach Mike Yeo to shuffle his top line.