And the Ghana global is upbeat of an improved team display at John Smith's Stadium on Sunday while reiterating his desire to make the fans happy with results.
Having landed striker Joselu from Stoke City since that game, Newcastle will hope to get off the mark with their first win of the season, especially having beaten Huddersfield 3-1 on the road back in March.
For Newcastle, however, it was another worrying display and result in what has been a nightmare return to the top flight.
The manager revealed on Friday that while Hogg has a chance of being back involved with the first-team next week, Wells is expected to be out for another five to seven weeks and Cranie for another four.
At the other end, Matt Ritchie forced a save out of Terriers stopper Jonas Lossl.
Both sides endured a contrasting start to the campaign last week.
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David Wagner reacting to those odds with 'We are favourites?
Huddersfield boss David Wagner has a superstition or habit of slapping all of his players and staff on the back of the neck as they walk out to for the game - it worked a treat against the Toon for their flying start.
But the firsts don't stop there; the goal also goes down as Huddersfield's first top-flight home goal in 45 years.
Newcastle United travel to take on Huddersfield Town this afternoon.
"It is a insane world where Huddersfield Town are favourites in the Premier League". Their first ever Premier League goal was an own goal in the 23rd minute.
Huddersfield won promotion to the Premier League last season with a final Championship goal difference of minus two.