SATURDAY'S STORYLINES: "They (the Edmonton Oilers) were ready to go and they were all over us. ... We weren't ready to go," said Wild forward Nick Johnson when speaking of Friday's 5-2 loss to Edmonton.
Slow starts are something the Wild have battled all season, however their uncanny ability to come back has oftenovershadowed the slow starts. The Wild haveseven comeback wins, tied for second-most in the NHL. Minnesota is never out of a game andits comebacks have shown amazing character and resilience.
The constant battling back can become taxing on a team, though.
"Every time you give up a lead you spend so much energy mentally and physically trying to fight your way back into the game,"noted Wild forward Devin Setoguchi.
Last night vs. the Oilers the Wild were unable to complete another dramatic comeback win. The Wild went down 2-0 came back to tie the game at 2, but eventually went on to lose 5-2.
Yesterday's game was a 3pm and slow starts can be very common in day games w...