Originally written January 04, 2012 on Fox Sports North:
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VANCOUVER, B.C. -- The Minnesota Wild have seen their share of ups and downs this season along with a substantial amount of injuries but as they get ready pass the halfway point game No. 41 -- of the season they are right where they want to be.Coach Mike Yeo summed it up beautifully after morning skate on Wednesday."I think if you would have asked us back in October if we would have been alright playing Vancouver tonight with a chance to post 50 points in our 41st game, I think we all would have taken that," he said.If the Wild are going to upset the red-hot Canucks, who are 6-2-1 in their last nine games, they will have to find a way to score goals. Minnesota has scored just 16 in their last 10 games and has gone 1-6-3 in that stretch.The offense should get a pretty solid spike tonight with the return of forwards Devin Setoguchi and the Casey Wellman. Setoguchi has been out since suffering a lower body injury Dec. 6 at San Jose. With Setoguchi in the lineup, the Wild wer...
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