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The Look Of A Winner

from Tom Powers of the Pioneer Press,

The Wild played their ninth game of 2011-12 Thursday night against the Anaheim Ducks. They have scored a grand total of 18 goals (not counting shootouts). Last season, which generally is referred to as “that God- forsaken season,” the team had 25 goals after eight games.

They lost 3-2 to Anaheim. And afterward, coach Mike Yeo did everything but light a victory cigar.

“You have to look at the big picture,” Yeo explained. “Did we deserve to win the game? I believe we did.”

Uhhh, OK.

“Through the course of that game, we were better than them,” he added.

Hmmmm.

“We’re doing the things that winners do.”

Actually, no. Winners win.

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NHLJeff's avatar

As a Penguins fam, it’s disappointing to see our AGM move become GM elsewhere and just recycle former Pittsburgh assistants through his head coaching carousel. I believe fletcher has it in him to be a great GM, but it seems he needs to start putting hockey and business ahead of his friendships when it comes to hiring.

Posted by NHLJeff from Pens fan in Chicago, IL on 10/28/11 at 11:26 AM ET

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