Originally posted on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 10/28/11
FRIDAY'S STORY LINE: "We need to add to the way we try to score goals," said Mike Yeo after practice today. Yeo emphasized how he wants his team to go the net more often. "Look at the way goals are scored, and across the board (in the NHL) every game, it's the same thing. At least four out of the 5 goals in every game, you get a puck into that area around the blue paint and you have numbers there. We have to become better at that," said Yeo. The Wild are 26th in the NHL this season with 18 goals and are tied for 27th in the NHL averaging only 2.00 goalsper game. Yeo feels his team took a "step" last night in the 3-2 loss to Anaheim, but they need to change their mindset. "I should be going to the net. I should be going there, and our thought process right now is we are actually moving away from the net. We think we have a better chance of scoring a goal if I move out higher in the slot. We are moving out to the outsides. We have to start getting that initial movement to the net," said Yeo. OTHER NEWS: Josh Harding will be in the net tomorrow against Detroit. Harding stopped 38 of the 41 shots he faced in his last start on October 15th vs. the Red Wings. INJURY UPDATE: Greg Zanon and Clayton Stoner did not practice today. Neither are expected to play tomorrow vs. Detroit. The Wild expect to call up a defenseman from Houston before tomorrow's game. HE SAID IT: "Gui has been playing well for us. I think he is a guy that can add can some real strength on the puck and playmaking ability. He's another guy that can put the puck on the net on that line." --- Yeo on Latendresse, who practiced on the top line with Dany Heatley and Mikko Koivu today
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