Updated: 02/26/2014 4:52 PM KSTP.com
KSTP's Nick Tabbert and Chris Long break down the Wild's final 26 games and the NHL's new playoff format.
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The Minnesota Wild return to action Thursday night against the Edmonton Oilers after a three-week break for the Sochi Olympics. The Wild are sixth in the Western Conference at 31-21-7, but that doesn't mean they will be the conventional six seed in the playoffs. KSTP's Chris Long and Nick Tabbert explain.