SAINT PAUL, MN - JANUARY 16: Niklas Backstrom #32 of the Minnesota Wild warms up prior to the game against the Vancouver Canucks at Xcel Energy Center on January 16, 2011 in Saint Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by Bruce Kluckhohn/NHLI via Getty Images)
This is a big year for us in a lot of ways. You can see Garth and management really trying to find that solution to get us into the playoffs and consistently have that. The pressure is great. You have to enjoy it. It just means there's a great opportunity ahead of you.