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Unhappy Zidlicky vents to Russo

Wild defenseman Marek Zidlicky isn't happy with his lack of playing time. He's been a healthy scratch three straight games, and he's now wondering if there is a place for him with the Wild. Zidlicky told Michael Russo of the Star Tribune that head coach Mike Yeo told him he's doing everything wrong with and without the puck.
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Wild defenseman Marek Zidlicky isn't happy with his lack of playing time. He's been a healthy scratch three straight games, and he's now wondering if there is a place for him with the Wild. Zidlicky told Michael Russo of the Star Tribune that head coach Mike Yeo told him he's doing everything wrong with and without the puck.

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