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    For weeks, Wild coach Mike Yeo has repeated the same message to his team, over and over: Shoot the puck. Thursday, those instructions finally sunk in. How else to explain what happened in a 5-1 …

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    04 Nov 11
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    K Ryan Longwell is in the midst of his worse slump since joining the Vikings in 2006. After making 15 consecutive field goal attempts and going two-plus seasons with only three misses, Longwell has missed …

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    03 Nov 11
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    THE STORY: The Minnesota Wild have had their troubles of late with the Vancouver Canucks. Given what the Eastern Conference champions have done in their past two games, Thursday night may not be the best …

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    03 Nov 11
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    QB Christian Ponder has given the team a spark primarily because of his poise on third downs. Drives are lasting longer because he’s making things happen, whereas Donovan McNabb often sputtered and threw inaccurately. In …

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    02 Nov 11
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    Devin Setoguchi scored at 1:33 of overtime and the visiting Minnesota Wild completed a home-and-home sweep of the Detroit Red Wings with a 2-1 victory on Tuesday night. Mikko Koivu scored his first goal with …

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    02 Nov 11
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    THE STORY: Josh Harding has been in goal for only three games in the past 19-plus months, and each time the opponent has been the Detroit Red Wings. Harding could make it four straight appearances …

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    01 Nov 11
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    DE Jared Allen missed two practices last week because his wife delivered the couple’s first child, a daughter. How did it affect him? Well, he had a sack for the 10th consecutive game, extending his …

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    01 Nov 11
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    TE Visanthe Shiancoe missed his second consecutive practice because of a foot injury. It’s possible that rookie second-round draft pick Kyle Rudolph, a close friend of rookie quarterback Christian Ponder, could get his first start …

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    28 Oct 11