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Will the Wild Win the Division


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  • 'we have more fun' FishingMN Creators

4 games less than Chicago and only 2 points out of 1st.

 

Can the Wild do it?

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I think they can, but i am not sure they will.  We did good on banking pts during the big streak, not sure we will keep it up long term.  I see some return to the mean.

I do worry about fatigue with this team, Boudreau rides the hot hands.  I worry we may ware down, down the stretch.

We also need to spell Dubnyk a little more, IMO.

I sure hope they do, as long as we carry that onto a long playoff run.  It will mean nothing if we lose in round 1.

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  • 'we have more fun' FishingMN Creators

The Wild in 1st place by 2 points with 4 games in hand as well.

 

Why is this happening guys?

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leech~~
10 minutes ago, Rick said:

The Wild in 1st place by 2 points with 4 games in hand as well.

 

Why is this happening guys?

 

These stats have a lot to do with it!  GF=138 GA=92

One of the highest and lowest in the NHL as of today that is huge. ;)

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  • 'we have more fun' FishingMN Creators

I love it but stats don't score goals or play defense :) 

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BringAnExtension
1 hour ago, Rick said:

Why is this happening guys?

 

  1. Dubnyk is playing exceptional
  2. Young forwards, especially Granlund, have taken a step forward.
  3. Adding veterans Staal and Stewart has filled some holes in last year's lineup.
  4. Team has gelled under Boudreau.
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1. Consistent great goalie play

2. Staal is Staal again, great catalyst.

3. Lower shot totals but much better shot opportunities.

4. Offensive and defensive load carried through all 4 lines.

5.  CONFIDENCE 

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