The Minnesota Wild are looking to follow-up a 2011 campaign, where they failed to make the playoffs for a third-straight year, with a successful start to their 11th season today against Columbus.
And with an active off-season, there is a lot to be excited about in St. Paul
Fox Sports' Kevin Gorg expects the Wild to surprise fans.
Hockey Wilderness has ten questions for the Minnesota Wild.
But win, lose or draw -- former player and fan favorite Wes Walz will be joining the Wild broadcast team.
The Star Tribune's Michael Russo has tonight's lines for the Wild.
Prior to the 7 p.m. start at Xcel, the Wild will honor former players before face-off.