Originally posted on State of Hockey News  |  Last updated 2/7/13
A popular song from the late 1960's once said, "A time to build up,a time to break down, A time to dance, a time to mourn, A time to cast away stones, a time to gather stones together" these were lyrics from Turn, Turn Turn by the Byrds.  This would be an accurate description of the Minnesota Wild as of late as they attempt to adapt and shuffle its lines try to find its offense that has more or less gone completely dormant.  The Wild have just 21 goals in 9 games this season.  57% of those goals have come from its top line of Mikko Koivu (2), Dany Heatley (4) and Zach Parise (6) and while having your top line lead the way is something to be expected you still want goals from your bottom 3 lines to supplement what your top line is doing but that isn't really happening.  Minnesota's other 9 forwards have scored just 5 goals this season making up 41.7% of the offense while the blueline has chipped in another 3 goals (14.2%).  Toss in a losing record and you have all the motive you need...
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