Latendresse, Koivu Improving For Wild
The Minnesota Wild are getting healthier as wing Guillaume Latendresse is nearing a return. He’s been out with a concussion but is now skating with the team. Mikko Koivu (separated shoulder) is also skating with the team but appears to be further away from returning. Pierre-Marc Bouchard remains out with concussion-like symptoms.
The Wild recalled forwards Matt Kassian, Jed Ortmeyer and Chad Rau from the Houston Aeros. The Wild will host Nashville at 7pm tonight, pregame on AM 1390-the Fan at 6:35. Minnesota is 24-18-7 and with 55 points are in 8th place in the Western Conference Standings.