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#1 Doubles

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Posted 21 December 2016 - 10:05 AM

Which Wild players' performances to this point in the season have surprised you?  Good or bad are acceptable, though things are looking pretty positive almost across the board at this juncture.  Let's hear it...

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Posted 21 December 2016 - 10:10 AM

Staal is the obvious call here. 

 

Looked old last year, and I expected very little. 

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Posted 21 December 2016 - 11:32 AM

Brodin has always been solid, but I've actually been surprised by his offensive output this year.

 

 

I haven't been surprised by Staal, but I can be a little overly optimistic.

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Posted 22 December 2016 - 10:58 AM

I'm not only surprised, but amazed at Duby's numbers so far.  Crazy good.

 

At the same time, the entire team is playing so well defensively.  Duby's been great, obvs, but the support he has received in front of him has been outstanding.

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Posted 22 December 2016 - 12:13 PM

Are there games that you feel Duby has stolen for the Wild? I can remember specific saves and such, and giving up no more than 3 goals definitely helps. But because of good defensive play I'm having a hard time remember games he stole...

 

 


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Posted 22 December 2016 - 12:34 PM

I thought of that, too, Aaron.  

 

Recently, Duby was great against Toronna, when the Wild were outshot 37-20 and something like 17-3 in the third.  But your point is valid.

 

 

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