Minnesota Wild Bring Magic of Their Own on Hockey Day In Minnesota

A 5-2 Minnesota Wild win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Hockey Day in Minnesota was a perfect time to remember I love hockey, and this morning was a good day to write hockey. I grew up in Minnesota and lived here for half of my years on this planet. I wanted to play for Herb Brooks’ Gophers when I was a kid; as an adult, I still cry at Miracle’s “Who do you play for?”  I hate Norm Green to this day for taking the NHL team with the…

Stars Still Shine In Minnesota’s Wild Jersey Evolution

Minnesotans love their hockey. And they love their hockey teams. Plural.   The Wild have been in business since 2000. But from 1967-93, the North Stars were Minnesota’s NHL entry. When the squads met in the playoffs for the first time, in 2016, Wild fans were still given to chants of “Norm sucks” — aimed at the North Stars’ owner, Norm Green, who took them to Texas to become the Dallas Stars.   To this day, the Wild carry a nod to their predecessors in the form of the North…