Minnesota Wild About Having A Winning Hockey Team Again

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The Minnesota Wild are providing a glimmer of hope for the suffering fans of the State of Hockey as winter falls upon us.  After a dramatic shootout win in Edmonton on Wednesday night, the Minnesota Wild now have their best start in the 11 year history of the franchise.  “You’re now f-ing with the best in the world” as Minnesota has flirted with the top of the NHL standings, currently sit tied atop the Western Conference, and reside comfortably atop the Northwest Division, all before the calendar turns to December.  The Wild are not longer a lollipop on the schedule of other teams, and much of the credit goes to new coach Mike Yeo.  For more on Yeo and the dramatic turnaround for the Team of 18,000, continue after the jump.

 

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Minnesota Wild To Name Mike Yeo As New Head Coach

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Mike Yeo Is Minnesota Wild’s choice over veterans like MacTavish and Hitchcock

It has bee reported that the Minnesota Wild have scheduled a press conference for 11:00am Central Time to announce the hiring of Mike Yeo as the new head coach.  Yeo will be the third head coach in Minnesota Wild history, following Jaques Lemaire’s long tenure and Todd Richards’ brief two year stint.  Mike Yeo spent last season leading the minor league affiliate Houston Aeros to the Calder Cup Finals.  Yeo has never been a head coach in the National Hockey League.

 

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