Minnesota schedule has 5 of first 6 on road

Published 9:05 pm Friday, June 23, 2017

The Minnesota Wild will start the season with five of their first six games on the road, with the home opener Oct. 14 against Columbus.

The NHL released the schedule Thursday, giving the Wild one home game over the first 20 days of the season. Then they begin a six-game homestand, which includes an Oct. 28 visit by defending champion Pittsburgh. The Wild have 15 games in 30 days in November.

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