Prospect camp scrimmage #1 - White vs. Green || 7pm CST || Wild.com || #hfwild
Hello again, it's time for some offseason GDT action. Tonight, Minnesota Wild's prospects will be facing off against each other in an electrifying battle to determine which team is best.
Competing for a place in the sun will be, among others, highly-touted prospects such as Mikael "FBJ" Granlund, Jonas "Bacon" Brodin and Charlie "We don't really have a nickname for him" Coyle. 2012 7th overall pick Mathew Dumba will be making his first appearance in front of the roaring crowd at Xcel Energy Center as will be Raphael Bussieres and, for the first time in Wild colors, hometown college star and current Gopher Erik Haula who might just be the black horse in tonight's game.
Also worth mentioning is one of the most famous finesse players in CHL and future Lady Byng candidate Brett Bulmer as well as Jason "Sugar" Zucker. Marco Scandella will be also making an appearance and he is expected to be the most effective defenseman on the ice tonight.
Here are the full rosters for tonight's game:
Justin Fontaine - Mikael Granlund - Jason Zucker
Brett Bulmer - Zack Phillips - Mario Lucia Drew LeBlanc
Bobby Farnham - Adam Gilmour - Louis Nanne
Marshall Everson - Carter Sandlak - A.J. Michaelson
Marco Scandella - Mathew Dumba
Sean Lorenz - Daniel Gunnarsson
John Draeger - Cody Corbett
Between the pipes:
Kris Foucault - Johan Larsson - Charlie Coyle
Raphael Bussieres - Christoph Bertschy - Erik Haula
Tyler Graovac - Joel Broda - Brett Olson
Ryan Van Stralen - Kyle Thomas - Will Merchant
Jonas Brodin - Steven Kampfer
Tyler Cuma - Nick Seeler
Kyle Medvec - Colton Jobke
Josh Caron - Ashton Sautner
Between the pipes:
So, who's it gonna be? Offensively loaded Green or defensively solid White? Find out tonight at 7pm CST on Wild.com!
if it's like last year it will be low-contact so we might not actually get a complete picture of what guys like Dumba, Bulmer, and Coyle can do. Unfortunate, but it's better than reading "Granlund out two months with upper body injury sustained in training camp".