If anyone needed a break, it was the Minnesota Wild. After a hot December that saw them tally 10 victories (a team record for the month), the team proceeded to lose three games in five days looking like a very tired team for the majority of those games. But a two-day break in the Windy City and the presence of their fathers has the team rejuvenated and ready for action against the team that is arguably the best in the league—the Chicago Blackhawks. The Wild have an extremely daunting task in front of them, as their loss on Saturday to the New Jersey Devils kicked off a month of January in which nine of the team’s 14 games are against teams that are currently in playoff contention and three more are against teams currently ahead of them in the standings. &nb ...
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