Minnesota Wild defeat Colorado Avalanche, 5-3

The old adage in pro sports is you don't lose your spot because of an injury, but it doesn't say anything about illness.

When Antti Miettinen returns from a bout with the flu, he might have a hard time unhinging Chuck Kobasew from the Wild's top line after Kobasew caused hats to litter the ice during Friday's 5-3 victory over Colorado.

When GM Chuck Fletcher traded for Kobasew last month, it's safe to say he didn't take into account Kobasew's knack for munching on th...