Originally posted on Fox - The Hockey Guy  |  Last updated 1/28/13
The Blues could not stop the Minnesota Wild’s top line Sunday night. They could not contain the trio of Saku Koivu centering Zach Parise and Danny Heatley.“This was hard,” Blues coach Ken Hitchcock said after the game. “That’s probably the best line they’ve played against yet this year. That was a hard challenge today.“They’ve got weight, they’ve got size, they’ve got speed. To me, Parise is the best player in the league bringing the puck off the boards to the net. He scored two goals today directly because of that.”The Koivu, Parise and Heatley combined for a seven-point night. But the other Minnesota forwards didn’t get much done as the Blues rallied for a 5-4 overtime victory.While the Note roll four lines and consistently generate scoring chances from three of them, the Wild rely heavily on their top grouping. “They need some help,” Wild coach Mike Yeo told reporters down the hall in the bowels of Scottrade Center. “We can't just ask those guys to score every goal for us
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