Updated: 04/15/2014 3:25 PM
Created: 04/15/2014 3:18 PM KSTP.com
By: Jeff Brioschi
Minnesota Wild defenseman Ryan Suter talks candidly with KSTP-TV Sports Director Joe Schmit in this weekly one-on-one interview. Joe and Ryan discuss the rigors of the playoffs and what it takes to stay focused on the task at hand to make a deep run.
The Wild will play the Colorado Avalanche in the first round of the playoffs beginning on Thursday. The Avalanche won the Central Division while the Wild earned a Wild Card berth.
Below is the Wild's playoff schedule:
Game 1 - Thursday, 4/17 - at Colorado, 8:30 p.m.
Game 2 - Saturday, 4/19 - at Colorado, 8:30 p.m.
Game 3 - Monday, 4/21 - at Xcel Energy Center, 6 p.m.
Game 4 - Thursday, 4/24 - at Xcel Energy Center, 8:30 p.m.
Game 5* - Saturday, 4/26 - at Colorado, TBA
Game 6* - Monday, 4/28 - at Xcel Energy Center, TBA
Game 7* - Wednesday, 4/30 - at Colorado, TBA
(* if needed)