ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota Wild head coach Mike Yeo took the podium to speak with the media on Friday morning following his team's dominating Game 4 win against the Colorado Avalanche a night before.
Yeo had re-watched parts of Thursday night's 2-1 win, though he avoided the final flurry of pressure Colorado applied in the last minutes of Minnesota's series-tying win, perhaps to save his heart from the same suspense of watching it live.
A relaxed day-after included the Wild going with an optional skate and many players resting. Yeo was caught up on the NHL's daily news, which included the announcement of the Vezina Trophy nominees for the league's best goaltender during the regular season.
Each of the past four days, the NHL has announced three nominees for major awards. A common theme is a Colorado representative in three of the four awards announced so far, and it's just one example of the difficult test still ahead for Minnesota.
"We're still pl...