Found February 11, 2012 on
The Wild's GM feels like his young players form a strong group, but there's that pressure to make the playoffs.
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from Michael Russo of the StarTribune, Would it be smart for the Wild to give up a Johan Larsson or Jonas Brodin or Charlie Coyle just for the prayer of making the playoffs? And even though anything can happen in the playoffs, the reward for making the playoffs may be Detroit or Vancouver in an opening-round matchup.
“We feel like we’re starting to build up a pretty good group...
Or I guess you could call it the Early Morning Line too.
“We flat-out stink the last two months. We stink. I’m concerned about the fact that we come into games and we don’t have enough guys when we should have absolute desperation in our game.”
“We’re 28th in the league in offense and you look at the goals that they scored: They have a point shot and a deflection...