Minnesota Wild: Great December Helps Them Climb Out of the Cellar

December 27th, 2009 by Eric LaForge Leave a reply »
At the beginning of the month, the Minnesota Wild were slowly falling out of the playoff picture. They weren't being looked at as a contending team, and they definitely weren't winning the games that they wanted to.

After entering the month with a record of 10-12-3, the Wild proved everybody wrong. They started to turn their season around.

They entered the month with back-to-back wins over the Avs, and were able to stretch that winning streak to an incredible five games.

They would defeat the Predators twice, and the Ducks once.

However, that would only be the beginning of the winning that they would do. Right now, they are 9-4-0 in the month of December with three games left to play.

What this team has done this month could have saved the rest of their season. They are 11th in the conference and a measly three points out of the sought-after eighth place.

Really, the Wild have improved both offensively and defensively. For the most part, the defense has done a great job of keeping the puck out of the net, and the offense has been able to score.

There were a few times this month where this wasn't tru ...

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