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Continued: For the Wild, it's fight or the end

  • Article by: MICHAEL RUSSO , Star Tribune
  • Last update: May 9, 2013 - 6:58 AM

“We had plenty of opportunities coming through the neutral zone to maybe create something that was awfully close to being three-on-twos or two-on-ones,” Cullen said. “We put a lot of passes in the feet and just maybe a foot ahead or a foot behind. You don’t have much margin for error.”

Koivu doesn’t have a point in the series. Parise has only one goal. Brodziak says it’s up to others to step up.

“We understand that they’re playing their best players and defenders against our top guys,” he said. “It makes it very difficult for them. That’s when depth has to step up.”

The most important thing Thursday, defenseman Tom Gilbert said, it to “not think of the climb we have to win this series.”

If that happens, it’ll be overwhelming and infiltrate Game 5.

“We can’t sit here and dwell on what’s happened,” Yeo said. “We can’t feel sorry for ourselves. This is where we’re at. We got ourselves here, so we have to get ourselves out of it.”



 

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