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01-06-2013, 09:46 AM
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This is probably what I would do. I would definitely go with Coyle on the top line if Butch is not ready
Rather have Zucker than Coyla atm.

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01-06-2013, 10:19 AM
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Zucker and Granlund have been magic on the ice whenever they are paired. Doesn't hurt that he's been performing all season long down in Houston

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Gut feeling is:

Without Granlund/Zucker, Coyle would struggle
Without Granlund/Coyle, Zucker would be just fine

Don't know what that means for lines/callups.

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From Russo's blog:

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Also, Marco Scandella is hurt and Pierre-Marc Bouchard has yet to be cleared from a concussion. He is feeling better and is close, but he’s missed more than a year and hasn’t cleared the last major hurdle – contact. So there’s a chance he is not ready to start the year.

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So if Scandella is out for a while does that mean we can sign Foster again?!

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So if Scandella is out for a while does that mean we can sign Foster again?!
If the Wild get rid of a contract they could sign Foster if he is not under contract with another team. Former Wild players Barker and Skoula are also looking for employment the last I checked.

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01-06-2013, 11:52 AM
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So this is our D to start the year...

Suter - Spurgeon
Falk - Gilbert
Stoner - Prosser

Not great. Although it would be interesting to see what Falk could do with expanded minutes.

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01-06-2013, 12:06 PM
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Yeah.. Anything but Barker.

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So this is our D to start the year...

Suter - Spurgeon
Falk - Gilbert
Stoner - Prosser

Not great. Although it would be interesting to see what Falk could do with expanded minutes.
I think you probably flip Falk and Stoner. Staff seems to like Stoner on the rare occasion he's actually healthy.

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Rather have Zucker than Coyla atm.
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Gut feeling is:

Without Granlund/Zucker, Coyle would struggle
Without Granlund/Coyle, Zucker would be just fine

Don't know what that means for lines/callups.
My reasoning for Coyle on the top line is due to his style of play and mature frame. His positioning, cycle game, and ability to screen/tip shots lead me to believe he would be more effective in the NHL at this point in time.

With that said, I think Zucker has easily been the best offensive forward in Houston. His speed, shot, and ability to be effective with everyone has been impressive. I could go either way - I just happen to really think Coyle's game is going to really blossom in the NHL.

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I hope Brodin is healthy for camp and can contest for a spot in the squad.

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I hope Brodin is healthy for camp and can contest for a spot in the squad.
Being that he's so young, in his first professional NA season, I do not see them bringing him to the NHL after a few months being injured.

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Russo seems to think Brodin still might be a month or so away. I don't think we seen Brodin in a Wild sweater for a little while and probably not this season unless the team suffers multiple injuries.

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A.J. Thelen is still in ECHL, right?

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Russo seems to think Brodin still might be a month or so away. I don't think we seen Brodin in a Wild sweater for a little while and probably not this season unless the team suffers multiple injuries.
Really? He must have had some problems with that. Its been 2 months now.

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01-06-2013, 04:37 PM
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Looking at the possible #1 powerplay unit is making me frisky.....

I think its a toss-up between Coyle and Zucker. In one of Russo's earlier blogs, a few months ago, he seemed to think Coyle was NHL ready and would be in the lineup on opening day if Bouchard was still out.

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01-06-2013, 05:21 PM
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Gut feeling is:

Without Granlund/Zucker, Coyle would struggle
Without Granlund/Coyle, Zucker would be just fine

Don't know what that means for lines/callups.

Your right but Imagine Coyle with Koivu or Bouchard...he'd be just fine in our top 6. Question is is he more deserving or more ready than Zucker/Larsson right now..

My gut says he gets the spot even over Zucker..

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01-06-2013, 05:42 PM
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Our defense past Suter, Gilbert Spurgeon is bad...very bad. They need to make a move with Brodin/Scandella out.

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01-06-2013, 06:04 PM
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I see some people are forgetting about Jake Dowell.

I highly doubt he's gonna be scratched all season long.

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I see some people are forgetting about Jake Dowell.

I highly doubt he's gonna be scratched all season long.
He will be an Aero before long...

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He will be an Aero before long...
Maybe next season.

I doubt the Wild will place him on waivers this season. Prosser on the other hand...

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01-06-2013, 06:52 PM
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Dowell is on a 2 year, 1st year 2way, 2nd year 1way.

doubt we see him unless kenopka, or powe go down.

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