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Continued: Loss to Dallas stings, but Wild can't let it linger

  • Article by: MICHAEL RUSSO , Star Tribune
  • Last update: March 9, 2014 - 8:06 AM

“That mistake was kind of coming all night long,” Yeo said. “We turned over way too many pucks. We gave up way too many odd-man rushes.”

Par for the Wild’s course in Dallas, the Stars struck on their first shot 31 seconds into the game on Jamie Benn’s snapshot before Haula tied it. In the second, Alex Chiasson gave Dallas a 2-1 lead four seconds into a power play. With the Wild being outplayed, Yeo called timeout and the Wild responded by dominating the rest of the period.

Matt Moulson, making his Wild debut, drew his second power play and then assisted on Charlie Coyle’s tying power-play goal, Coyle’s first goal since Jan. 11.

But the Wild handed the game back to Dallas after Brodziak’s goal.

“We battled really hard in this game,” Yeo said. “Our guys put a lot into it, but we just didn’t do it smart enough.”

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