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USA TODAY Sports Buffalo left wing Matt Moulson makes a pass against the San Jose Sharks on Feb. 28 at First Niagara Center in Buffalo, N.Y. The Sabres traded Moulson and Cody McCormick to the Minnesota Wild for Torrey Mitchell and two draft picks on Wednesday.

Wild acquire Moulson, McCormick


By Chad Graff

St. Paul Pioneer Press

The Wild entered Wednesday’s trade deadline as the hottest team in the NHL, their 14-4-2 record since Jan. 1 the best in the league. So when general manager Chuck Fletcher and coach Mike Yeo said they were fine with the team they had, it made sense.

But as it became clear Wednesday that the Wild could nab a top-end forward without giving up a prospect, Fletcher decided to send a message:

The 2013-14 Wild are in it to win it.

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