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Wild still searching for offensive touch

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Wild still searching for offensive touch

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Calgary (17-11-3) at Minnesota (15-13-1), 8:00 pm EST

ST. PAUL, Minnesota (Ticker) -- The Minnesota Wild hope a return
to their home ice can end their offensive woes.

Goals have not been easy to come by lately for the Wild, who
will host the Calgary Flames on Wednesday in hopes of snapping a
five-game losing streak.

Minnesota, which is coming off a disappointing four-game road
trip, has managed just five goals over its current slide.

Eric Belanger scored a goal and set up another Sunday as the
Wild produced their first multi-goal effort in 11 days, but
still suffered a 4-2 loss to the Anaheim Ducks.

Minnesota hasn't produced a point in two weeks, crippling its
status in the standings. The Wild are currently tied for ninth
with the Los Angeles Kings and Colorado Avalanche in the Western
Conference.

Captain Jarome Iginla scored two goals and set up two others as
the Flames snapped a three-game losing streak with a 6-3 triumph
over the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday.

Matthew Lombardi had a goal and two assists and Craig Conroy and
defenseman Cory Sarich each had a pair of assists for the
Flames, who have posted a 3-1-2 record over their last six
contests.

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Wild still searching for offensive touch