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Wild @ Avalanche: Game Thread

Come talk some puck.


Minnesota Wild (14-10-2)


Colorado Avalanche (10-12-4)

Pepsi Center @ 2:00 PM CDT
Television: FSN
Listen Live at: KFAN (100.3) or

For the Colorado perspective, check out Mile High Hockey

Minnesota Wild Colorado Avalanche

Zach Parise - Mikko Koivu - Charlie Coyle
Devin Setoguchi - Matt Cullen - Pierre-Marc Bouchard
Dany Heatley - Kyle Brodziak - Cal Clutterbuck
Mike Rupp - Zenon Konopka - Torrey Mitchell

Ryan Suter - Jonas Brodin
Tom Gilbert - Jared Spurgeon
Clayton Stoner - Justin Falk

Niklas Backstrom
Matt Hackett

Jamie McGinn - Matt Duchene - P.A. Parenteau
Aaron Palushaj - Paul Stastny - David Jones
Cody McLeod - Michael Sgarbossa - Milan Hejduk
Patrick Bordeleau - Mark Olver - Chuck Kobasew

Erik Johnson - Greg Zanon
Shane O`Brien - Ryan O`Byrne
Jan Hejda - Tyson Barrie

Semyon Varlamov
Jean-Sebastien Giguere

We're going to assume the same lineup tonight. Enjoy the game.

Five Questions:

  1. Can the dominant play continue?
  2. Do the Wild play into a revenge game or play their own style?
  3. Who is the hero tonight, if one is to be had?
  4. The Wild need this to keep pace with the Nucks. Is there a sense of urgency?
  5. How much wood could a woodchuck chuck, if a wood chuck could chuck wood?