Posted November 09, 2011 on AP on Fox
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The Minnesota Wild acquired Dany Heatley and Devin Setoguchi from the San Jose Sharks during the offseason in hopes of improving one of the worst offenses in the NHL. While they're still having difficulty scoring, the Wild find themselves on the verge of their longest winning streak in more than four years thanks to a tremendous effort from their goaltenders. Facing their former team for the first time, Heatley and Setoguchi look to help visiting Minnesota record a sixth consecutive victory in Thursday night's matchup with the Sharks, who haven't lost in regulation at home to the Wild in nine games. After finishing 26th in the league with 203 goals last season, the Wild (8-3-3) acquired some much-needed offensive firepower, sending All-Star defenseman Brent Burns and forward Martin Havlat to the Sharks in separate deals for Setoguchi and Heatley - a four-time 40-goal scorer. Heatley leads the team in scoring, but he has only 10 points in 14 games while Setoguchi has ...
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