RESEASON OUTLOOK: Good bordering on rosy. They had added Dubnyk in net halfway through the previous season and he had solidified the team, they rallied and were a tough out in the playoffs. A full season of Dubnyk in net and the Wild looked forward to a deep run in the playoffs.
FINAL RECORD: 38-33-11 87 points. 8th in West. Elininated first round by the Stars.
HIGH POINT OF THE YEAR: A decent stretch drive accompanied by an utter collapse by the Avalanche during the fina