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Wild go young by naming Yeo new coach

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By Dave Campbell, AP Sports Writer

ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Wild have decided they need a younger team and they've hired 37-year-old Mike Yeo to lead the overhaul.

Yeo was introduced Friday as the Wild's new head coach after one season in charge of Minnesota's top farm club in Houston. Yeo led the Aeros to the American Hockey League finals, impressing Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher with his organization, leadership and confidence.

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