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“It’s a high compete level in that dressing room, and they bring it on the ice,” McCormick said. “My game is a lot of grit, a lot of body contact. I like to play an in-your-face kind of style.”

Wednesday’s moves were a show of faith by management that it believes the Wild, 14-4-2 in 2014, not only can make the playoffs, but also do something special once it gets there.

It also — on paper — made the Wild a more formidable opponent.

“This is another strong move to put us to another level, we believe,” Yeo said. “This is a great opportunity for us, but the work has to be put in. We’ve got to work now to build chemistry, we’ve got to work to make sure that we got everybody in the right roles, and we’ve got to make sure that we’re working to continue to build as a team.”



 

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