Morning in St. Paul

A weary bunch of travelers arrived at the team hotel right around 3:45 a.m. It’s never a good sign when the next day’s newspaper is waiting for you at the door. Darryl Sutter elected to take the players to the arena this morning — 11 a.m. local time — for what figures to be only a team meeting, to make sure everyone is awake as much as anything. Players will be able to rest a bit in the afternoon and then use whatever energy they have remaining to face the Minnesota Wild tonight. Here’s how things looked in St. Paul this morning. It’s actually supposed to get up to 72 degrees today. Here’s the view…

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