Today’s the day folks. The one we’ve all been waiting for. Two good teams face off for the first time of the campaign. The US plays against Canada tonight in the 2017 World Junior Championships.
Oh, in addition, the Minnesota Wild play the Columbus Blue Jackets tonight, so that should be fun.
Tied with Charlie Coyle for the most points on the team, Staal has certainly been a steal for the Wild.
The Wild are staying focused and keeping everything in perspective in preparation for tonight’s game.
Obadiah Gamble, who recently gave the best “Let’s Play Hockey” chant ever, visited the Wild yesterday.
Ghostface Kirilla has been an incredibly fun player to watch in the World Junior Championships so far, and he and Team Russia play again tonight against Slovakia.
Off the Trail
Halak was waived a day after being chased from the net by the Wild. Here, the folks over at Lighthouse Hockey share a little more insight.
Finland have not been having a good World Juniors tournament, and that came to a head last night as they fired their coaching staff.
You can probably guess who the Wild’s MVP was, and he’s earned it.
An interesting take on the problems of the Colorado Avalanche.
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