Parise: 'We have to learn how to finish a game off'


After starting the season 2-0 the Wild has dropped three straight games, and Zach Parise knows they have to "clean it up right away."

On Sunday the Wild blew a 3-1 lead to St. Louis. Parise told the Pioneer Press that they "have to learn how to close out those types of games."

Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher told the Pioneer Press that he's not alarmed by three straight losses. He made note that it's "not an unusual phenomenon" for teams to lack consistency early in the season.

Head coach Mike Yeo swapped Matt Cullen with Pierre Marc-Bouchard at St. Louis and he could make more line changes before Tuesday's home game against Columbus.

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