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Wild GM: Torchetti a 'very serious candidate' to be coach

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Minnesota Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher is about to embark on another coaching search, the third of his tenure and a critical one for the immediate future of the team and Fletcher's own standing as the leader in the front office.

A three-month scramble to get to the playoffs hasn't left him much time to consider the exact qualities Fletcher is looking for in the next coach. But he did acknowledge that the best man for the job may be sitting right in front of him.

Fletcher called interim coach John Torchetti "definitely a very serious candidate" to be the team's permanent coach in his end-of-the-season media briefing on Thursday.

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Leaders
Points: M. Koivu56
Plus/Minus: E. Haula21
Shots on Goal: Z. Parise234
PIM: R. Carter48
Win: D. Dubnyk32
Shutouts: D. Dubnyk5
Offense (Rank)
Goals: 213 (19)
Shots: 2374 (23)
PP%: 18.5% (15)
Penalty Minutes: 545 (30)
Assists: 356 (21)
SH Goals: 7 (11)
Standings
Central Division
  W L OTL Pts
xyz-Dallas 50 23 9 109
x-St. Louis 49 24 9 107
x-Chicago 47 26 9 103
x-Nashville 41 27 14 96
x-Minnesota 38 33 11 87
Colorado 39 39 4 82
Winnipeg 35 39 8 78
Full Standings
 
Defense (Rank)
Goals Against: 204 (22)
Shots Against: 2347 (24)
PK%: 77.9% (27)
Penalty Minutes: 702 (28)
Shutouts: 8 (5)
Sv%: 0.913 (14)
Injuries
Date Player Status
No Recent Injuries
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
4/18 T. Graovac Called up from minors from Iowa-AHL
4/18 S. Michalek Called up from minors from Iowa-AHL
4/18 Z. Mitchell Called up from minors from Iowa-AHL
4/18 Z. Palmquist Called up from minors from Iowa-AHL
4/18 T. Strachan Called up from minors from Iowa-AHL
4/18 H. Warner Called up from minors from Iowa-AHL
4/18 G. Downing Called up from minors from Iowa-AHL
4/18 K. Gabriel Called up from minors from Iowa-AHL
4/17 C. Bertschy Assigned to National Team Switzerland-IIHF
4/17 M. Reilly Called up from minors from Iowa-AHL
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