Granlund.... Gandalf.... they sound so similar.... COULD THEY BE THE SAME?
I've been obsessed with this piece lately... just brilliant. One of the best things every to be Dutch.
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Minnesota Wild: 2015 Preseason Review | Gone Puck Wild
Danny Lambert gives a preview to the season.
Fontaine and Haula skate for Wild, but status still unclear | StarTribune.com
After a long practice Sunday, the Wild didn't skate Monday--or at least, most of the team didn't.
Wild aims to trim Suter's ice time | StarTribune.com
"The goal is to give Suter 24 to 26 minutes per game, enabling the Wild’s senior defenseman to stay on the ice for a healthy chunk of time without reaching the point of exhaustion." I'll believe it when I see it.
Tending the Fields
Top 10 Calder Trophy Candidates | The Hockey Writers
The obvious 2 candidates, plus one Wild...
From the Frozen Pond
Five Coaches on The Hot Seat | SB Nation College Hockey
These five coaches might need a strong season to keep their job.
Off the Trail
Raffi Torres' Suspension is Good For the NHL | The Hockey Writers
There's almost no chance this stands up to appeal, but it was the right move.
Zack Kassian suspended without pay as part of league's substance abuse program | theScore
Obviously we're all hoping he gets the help he needs.
NHL recognizes increase in cocaine use, hoping to augment banned substances list | theScore
Wait, Cocaine wasn't already banned?
5 predictions for the 2015-16 NHL season | theScore
None of these are good for the Wild.
Marc Staal explains the NHL's shot-blocking fetish, and how D-men have to adjust | theScore
A really really interesting read.