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Continued: Scoggins: Wild's No. 7 seed offers shot to overachieve

  • Article by: CHIP SCOGGINS , Star Tribune
  • Last update: April 17, 2014 - 12:24 AM

The Wild should feel good about itself as the postseason begins. And getting here isn’t satisfying enough. It seems defeatist to suggest that just making this series competitive will represent progress.

This is not last year. The Wild is good enough to win and advance. This team played as well as anyone down the stretch.

Yes, the Wild opens on the road as a No. 7 seed. So what? That only matters if they allow it.

 

Chip Scoggins • chip.scoggins@startribune.com

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