Originally written April 21, 2013 on State of Hockey News:
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Just give up already, you know its over, its pointless, resistance is futile are all things Wild fans might be thinking as their team plays the Calgary Flames.  If you expect the Flames to just throw in the towel then you do not know this team which has fully embraced the role of spoiler as they rallied to beat 2nd place Anaheim and then held on to beat a desperate Detroit team on Wdnesday.  The Flames are playing for next year, hoping to prove it to team management that they have a future role on the club.  So you have a team that is not resigned to its fate but one that feels it needs to prove thay can compete with anyone.  The Wild still control their own destiny, but its mission is simple, keep winning and they will qualify for the post-season for the first time since 2008.  At this point, every game is a playoff game.   It recent seasons, it was the Wild who found themselves in this position where many felt the team sabotaged its own position in the draft by winning &#...
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