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Wild Think Defense First

from Jim Matheson of the Edmonton Journal,

The Minnesota Wild are the NHL’s No. 1 team a quarter of the way into the season.

Has anybody noticed?

“Let Sidney Crosby do his thing and we’ll do ours,” Wild winger Cal Clut-terbuck said jokingly….

Why are the Wild so good so far this season?

“Here’s why,” said New York Rangers pro scout Tim Thompson, a former Wild assistant general man-ager, reaching for his game notes and the game-by-game breakdown.

“You see how many games where it says two, two, two, two, one, the odd three. They don’t give up any goals. You tend to win a lot of games that way. Forty two goals against in 21 games.”

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