Some quick thoughts about last night's overtime win against Carolina: Cal Clutterbuck may be the key to this team. It's hard to overestimate his impact on the Wild's team energy. Hope he stays healthy. Nik Backstrom should play every night. Who cares if we need to showcase Josh Harding? Backstrom needs 70 starts this season. Best player on the ice last night. I've said it before...Rod Brindamour is the ugliest player in professional sports and it's not close. Enough with the matching purple ties on the coaching staff, we get it.

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