Wild Coach Mike Yeo Talks Before Game vs. Predators

Created: 10/21/2013 3:00 PM
By: Alex Miller

After the Wild had what coach Mike Yeo considered, "a great practice", he said a few words on how the team is doing through nine games and what to expect playing against Nashville Tuesday.

Yeo has said the team is playing well, but just can't get a win when encountering overtimes and shootouts -- the Wild are tied for the most overtime games in the NHL with three. He says, “The team can carry the puck all game, but it needs to get it in the goal.”

Yeo provided insight on why he’s putting certain players on the ice and who will be paired up throughout the game with his lines.

When it comes to goaltenders, both Josh Harding and Niklas Backstrom practiced on Monday. There were no confirmation on who will be on the ice vs. Nashville, but Yeo says Backstrom's knee injury is subsiding.

***To hear from Yeo, click the video box above

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