Fellow Minnesota Wild blogger and friend of the blog, Giles Ferrell, has written a book wherein “Readers will learn about some of the most meaningful and fun debates in the world of hockey such as should fighting be allowed, and comparing Wayne Gretzky to modern day greats like Sidney Crosby and many more.” If you’re interested, you can find it here.
THW’s Jordan Adams looks over the Wild’s relatively brief history and comes up with a reasonable all-time starting lineup.
Off the Trail
Boudreau shouldn’t even be on the list considering the Wild probably wouldn’t have made the playoffs last season without him.
“For the second straight game, a Montreal Canadiens prospect has been stretchered off the ice.”
“This is the first part of a series where I’ll show you some ways in which you can use R to analyze hockey data.”
Provorov, Grubauer, Nugent-Hopkins have higher ceilings ahead of expanded roles.
All Around the Nation
“We all need to do more.”
“It wouldn’t be USA Hockey without a little bit of controversy.”
“The NWHL Players Association Director talks her playing days, her plans for the NWHLPA.”
“It sounds like a Prog Rock band, but it’s much more interesting and danceable.”