Robert Picarello at FOX Sports holds the Wild steady at 21. The fact that the Wild stopped their free fall should help them in many of the rankings, and this is the first example of that.
Picarrello had this to say:
Veteran Andrew Brunette helped the Wild put an end to their five-game skid last week when he buried two pucks in a 3-2 win over Phoenix on Dec. 9.
Skid stopped, free fall stopped. Funny how that works.