THURSDAY'S STORY LINE: Play our game, stick to our systems. Those are words spoken in the Minnesota Wild locker room when discussing what they need to do to slow down the high-powered Vancouver Canucks on Thursday night.
Vancouver is sixth in the NHL with 3.00 goals per game. The Canucks are led by the always-dangerous Henrik and Daniel Sedin, who are tied for sixth in the NHL with 14 points each.
"Sticking to our systems and worrying about ourselves out there, our systems have shown that they work," Wild defenseman Jared Spurgeon said.
Those systems, along with outstanding goaltending by Josh Harding, held the Detroit Red Wings to one goal over that past two games. Rookie defenseman Nate Prosser believes if the Wild stick to the same plan they should be successful Thursday night at shutting down the Canucks and their top offensive weapons.
"We just have to do the same things we have been doing the past few games," he said. "That was a high-powered Detroit team. We have to be re...