WEB EXTRA: Previewing the Minnesota Wild's Second Half

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.
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.