THURSDAY'S STORYLINE: A quick start. That is what the Wild are looking for tonight in Edmonton. The Wild came out lackadaisical in Tuesday's 4-2 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Head coach Mike Yeo said he expects his team to come out ready tonight. "We talked about it, we addressed it. I am really expecting our group to respond with a great effort tonight. I am expecting our group to respond with a great focus on the way we are supposed to play the game."
Yeo will put out the same lineup tonight as he did Tuesday vs. Pittsburgh. He said he thought of making lineup changes for tonight's game but he likes to give players a "chance to respond."
The top line of Dany Heatley, MIkko Koivu and Devin Setoguchi will be back together after being broken up during Tuesday's game. The one change will be Heatley and Setoguchi will swap wings. Setoguchi will move to the right wing and Heatley will play on the left side.
"We want to get those guys back ...