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SUNDAY'S STORY LINE: There will be a lot of game-time decisions for the Wild tonight when they take on the Calgary Flames. Matt Hackett will get the start in net, but who will back him up is still a question mark. Josh Harding, who left Thursday's game vs. Phoenix with a lower body injury, is a game time decision. Mike Yeo said the Wild have a plan if Harding can't back-up, but wouldn't reveal the plan this morning.
Clayton Stoner (Lower Body) and Cal Clutterbuck (Undisclosed) skated this morning and both will be game-time decisions. Stoner has missed 17 games and was listed on the game sheet Thursday vs. Phoenix, but was unable to play.
In other injury news, captain Mikko Koivu (Upper Body) skated with the team yesterday. Koivu wore a non-contact shirt and there is no timetable for his return. Still Yeo said it was great to have Koivu back out there.
"It was great having him out there and he looked good. Not involved in any contact drills or anything like that right now, but emotionally it was definitely a lift for our group having him out there," noted Yeo.
The Wild did not hold a full morning skate this morning, but Koivu did skate with the other injured players.
HE SAID IT: "He sees himself in very high regard and that in not a negative thing. That is what you need from a goalie. He envisions himself having success and being successful and being the guy. Because of that he is always prepared and ready for the situation and we have seen this on a couple occasions when he has come into games under tough circumstances once in San Jose, once in Phoenix but he is prepared he is and he is ready for those situations and likewise I expect him to be ready and prepared for those situations" Yeo On Matt Hackett
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