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Wild Roster Includes Jake Dowell


St. Paul, Minnesota (WQOW) -- Thanks to an E:60 report that aired Tuesday night on ESPN, as well as a Star Tribune article Tuesday, a lot more people know about Eau Claire native Jake Dowell's story, and his family's struggle with Huntington's Disease.

Dowell does get some very good news Tuesday, the Minnesota Wild trims its roster down to 28 players, and Dowell is one of those who remain.

The Wild opens the regular season on Thursday, October 5, at Xcel Energy Center against Los Angeles.  Wednesday, September 25, Minnesota hosts St. Louis in a preseason game.

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