Tom Gilbert to make Wild debut vs. Kings

Bloomington native Tom Gilbert makes his debut in a Wild uniform tonight as Minnesota meets Los Angeles at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. Gilbert was dealt to the Wild from Oilers Monday in exchange for Nick Schultz.
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Bloomington native Tom Gilbert makes his debut in a Wild uniform tonight as Minnesota meets Los Angeles at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. Gilbert was dealt to the Wild from Oilers Monday in exchange for Nick Schultz.

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