The Wild begin their campaign to win Lord Stanley's Cup in 3 short days... and I can't wait!
Hey all- sorry for the absence yesterday- I had some healthy issues, but they are getting sorted out. Thanks to the Noogie for taking over for me.
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Mikael Granlund or Gronlund, which one is it? A State of Hockey News’ investigation | State of Hockey News
More than you ever wanted to know (unless you are a nerd like me) about the Finnish language.
Minnesota Wild Strategy: Beating St. Louis Blues In Round One | Gone Puck Wild
What strategy should the Minnesota Wild use to beatt the St. Louis Blues in the Western Conference Quarterfinals, what Blues weaknesses can they exploit?
Predicting The Playoffs | Wild Xtra
Ben Remington runs down who the Wild will be facing on their road to the cup.
End of the (Regular) Season Grading: Goalies | Wild Xtra
Mike Berg looks at the Wild's goalies from this regular season. *SPOILER ALER* it ain't pretty.
Wild faces daunting task against Blues in playoffs | Star Tribune
Russo tells us why we should be afraid of the Blues.
Wild's Parise, Suter bound by shared highs and lows | Star Tribune
A great read by Russo.
Blues haven't settled on goalie for playoffs | Star Tribune
WATCH PARTY ON THURSDAY!!!! Who's in? Probably not me.
Wild muscle up, gird for physical Blues team | TwinCities.com
Yet another preview.
Wild owner Craig Leipold sees open lane to Stanley Cup | TwinCities.com
Seven months after signing Zach Parise and Ryan Suter to 13-year, $98 million contracts, Wild owner Craig Leipold sat in his office overlooking Rice Park and laid out a blueprint for the new-look team.
Wild savior Devan Dubnyk eager to make postseason debut | TwinCities.com
Doobie don't care who's in net for the Blues.
Off the Trail
Blackhawks' Kane cleared to return ahead of opening round | theScore
Kaner Kould Kome KBack.
Brendan Shanahan on Maple Leafs' purge: 'Yesterday was just the beginning' | theScore
So... the Wild could get Dion???
Oilers' MacTavish: 'It's going to be a very busy summer' | theScore
Meanwhile in Edmonton...
Bruins' Chara: PCL in left knee permanently torn | theScore
Woof. That doesn't sound like fun.
Todd Richards named USA coach for World Championships | theScore
What do we think? Can they find success?
NHL Weekend: Picking Up the Regular-Season Pieces | Grantland.com
The lesson, as always: The shootout is terrible. And we’ve seen the last of it for another year. Bring on the playoffs.
when the sports media weaponizes itself | Hockey Without Propriety
An interesting read on sports media and what might be wrong with it.