OK, OK. The Walk is late. Sue me. Better yet, sue Nathan. No school today, and I slept in. Life is good.
First Things First
Backstrom rebounds in shootout to knock off Edmonton | StarTribune.com - Post game Rants.
Rule cramping Cal Clutterbuck's style | StarTribune.com - The Shanaban has changed a lot of things. Clutterbuck is one of them. Of course, other players continue to put themselves in harm's way to draw a call.
Wild players adjusting to new rules on hitting - TwinCities.com - Pioneer Press version.
Oilers’ winless skid in St. Paul extended to 17 games - 17 games. Yikes.
Lennart’s long NHL wait over, makes regular-season debut against Wild - He played well, but was mostly unnoticeable.
RNH: Learning on the job | Edmonton Journal - Going to be tough to learn at 4 minutes a game. Not sure the HWSRN school of developmental thinking is the best for a number one overall pick.