Wild Set Preseason Slate; Host 3 Games In Sept.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild have finalized their preseason schedule.

The Wild announced Tuesday they’ll host the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday, Sept. 23; the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday, Sept. 27; and the Edmonton Oilers on Friday, Sept. 30. Those games will all be at Xcel Energy Center, the site of this weekend’s NHL draft.

The Wild will play four preseason road games. They’ll play at Edmonton on Tuesday, Sept. 20; at St. Louis on Thursday, Sept. 22; and at Columbus on Thursday, Sept. 29. They’ll also play at the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday afternoon, Sept. 24.

The NHL’s regular season schedule is expected to be announced later this week.

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