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Yeo: 'I think we're good enough'

A day after saying the Wild "stink" following a 5-2 loss to the Canucks, head coach Mike Yeo has had a change of heart. He says the Wild and its fans deserve to win. He also said the Wild has been the league's best practice team for two months, but added, "we need to be gamers right now."
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A day after saying the Wild "stink" following a 5-2 loss to the Canucks, head coach Mike Yeo has had a change of heart. He says the Wild and its fans deserve to win. He also said the Wild has been the league's best practice team for two months, but added, "we need to be gamers right now."

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