3 Reasons Why the Minnesota Wild Can Win the Stanley Cup
The Minnesota Wild have been the best team in the Western Conference this season, and they've arguably been the best team in the league.
The Wild lead the Western Conference in points, and their plus-51 goal differential not only paces the West -- it's 31 goals better than the next-best team (Edmonton Oilers at plus-20). They've been a surprising offensive juggernaut, too. Leading the West in goals scored while also allowing the fewest goals in the conference.
A deeper dive into the stats shows us that the Wild are every bit as legit as their fast start makes it seem.
Let's take a look.