The Wild won’t have too much time to brood about last night’s 2-1 loss to Winnipeg. They face Chicago at the X in a nationally-televised battle of Western conference heavyweights. The puck drops at 6:30 p.m.
NHL approves conference realignment, Wild out of Northwest Division
The NHL Board of Governors has approved a major change to realignment. The new format wipes out the current six divisions in favor of four conferences. The Wild will join Chicago, Columbus, Dallas, Detroit, Nashville, St. Louis and Winnipeg. Each conference will include seven or eight teams.