After weeks of back-and-forth, Wild winger Matt Read gets another chance

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After weeks of back-and-forth, Wild winger Matt Read gets another chance
After weeks of back-and-forth, Wild winger Matt Read gets another chance

WASHINGTON — Matt Read woke up in Tucson, Ariz. Thursday ready for a game as a member of the Iowa Wild later that night. Then his phone rang. Just like that, Read was headed to the airport to meet up with the Minnesota Wild in the nation's capital. He had been recalled under emergency conditions in advance of Friday night's game against the Washington Capitals. “I was at the airport at 8:15 in the morning and just caught flights all day,” said Read, who has navigated the less-than-glamorous role of emergency call up for the past month. “I got here (around 10:30 at night) and then went to bed.” As the emergency call up, Read is only allowed to play in place of someone suffering from injury or

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