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Slumping Wild, Canadiens both searching for answers

Two troubled teams meet in Montreal tonight. That’s where the Wild face the slumping Canadiens. The Habs have lost five straight and are at the bottom of the Eastern Conference standings. The Wild are spinning their wheels in the Western Conference, six points out of playoff spot.
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Two troubled teams meet in Montreal tonight. That’s where the Wild face the slumping Canadiens. The Habs have lost five straight and are at the bottom of the Eastern Conference standings. The Wild are spinning their wheels in the Western Conference, six points out of playoff spot.

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