Sep 23, 2013; Columbus, OH, USA; Minnesota Wild center Jake Dowell (18) skates with the puck as Minnesota Wild center Torrey Mitchell (17) and Columbus Blue Jackets right wing Cam Atkinson (13) trail the play during the second period at Nationwide Arena. Mandatory Credit: Russell LaBounty-USA TODAY Sports

Minnesota Wild Call Up A Pair of Players

The Minnesota Wild are in the middle of a three-team battle for the two wild card positions in the Western Conference, but they are battling for the playoff spot pretty banged up. Because of injuries, the Wild have called up a pair of players, goaltender John Curry and forward Jake Dowell, from AHL Iowa to play against the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday.

The Wild head into Thursday’s game with Chicago in the first wild card spot after winning back-to-back games against Phoenix and Los Angeles. They sit four points ahead of both Dallas and Phoenix.

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