Gooooooooooooood-Morning Wilderness! Welcome to the Friday after Black Friday edition of the Wilderness Walk. Since we last convened, nothing has happened. It’s only been a day after all. We have turned the calendars over to the month of December and that mid-winter breakdown for your Minnesota Wild is right around the corner. I wonder if anyone warned Bruce Boudreau ...
Boudreau: 'Crazy allegation' that Wild targeted Calgary's Gaudreau - StarTribune.com
Those whiny cryin' bloggers, I tell ya.
Gap Control - Wild Xtra
Who shops at The Gap these days? And on Black Friday?
On Frozen Pond
Morris/Benson goalie makes astounding 98 saves | Boys Hockey Hub
If only he could have made 100...
Gophers open Big Ten play against No. 10 Ohio State | Pioneer Press
The UMN Gophers hockey team is 6-4-2 after playing the Big Ten's toughest nonconference schedule. Next up: No. 10 Ohio State in Friday's conference opener.
Women's hockey: No. 2 Gophers headed for top-ranked Wisconsin | Pioneer Press
The second-ranked UMN Gophers women's hockey team will play two games against No. 1 Wisconsin this weekend in Madison.
Off the Trail
As everyone expected, Blue Jackets could soon lead the Metro division | NBC Sports
The hockey world TOTALLY saw this coming.
NHL - How standings would look if teams got three points for a win | ESPN
Vital flaw in your logic here ESPN. Nobody should get a point for a loss.
Four first-round picks invited to Russia WJC camp | NHL.com
Kirill Kaprizov also merited an invite. Not sure why he's not the headline.
Jonathan Toews, Auston Matthews engage in 'call your shot' battle (Video) | YAHOO! Sports
Hockey players are fun.
Puck Lists: 5 goalies who are over- and underperforming | YAHOO! Sports
WE'RE NUMBER 1! WE'RE NUMBER 1!
Gerard Gallant says post-firing taxi photos 'blown out of proportion' | Puck Daddy
Oh, the noble panther. Ever willing to call you an Uber.
NHL All-Star Fan Vote | NHL.com
Russian hockey player banned for vicious attack on referee (VIDEO) — RT Sport
Angry Russian SMASH!
Keep Your Enimies Closer
Blackhawks vs. Devils recap: Marian Hossa finishes off 4-3 overtime win - Second City Hockey
Hawks doing their thing some more.
Jori Lehtera: Overpaid, overrated, and over-privileged - St. Louis Game Time
Jori! Jori! He's our man! If he can't do it Taresenko can!
Dallas Stars Valued At $500 Million - Defending Big D
Just imagine how much they'd be worth if Norm Green packed them up and moved to Mexico City!
Matchsticks & Gasoline
Of course you should all stop by and say hi to our friends up at Matchsticks & Gasoline. Just be sure to keep you stick on the ice. They are NOT fans of the slashing.
Dougie Hamilton Trade Tremors - Matchsticks and Gasoline
The biggest news in Calgary since the invention of fire.