Wild hope to escape Avalanche
Last year, the Wild came back from a 3-1 deficit to stun the Avs en route to the Western Conference finals.
Minnesota's David is the evil, neutral-zone trapping defensive minded team that some say is speeding up the demise of the sport. Goliath is the high-powered Avalanche with two exciting, offensively gifted lines that have raised hope of a rebirth of free-flowing, creative hockey.
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