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…

The Quarter Pole; How The Wild Things Are Playing

I’ve been away from most things Minnesota Wild hockey for about a week. I figure I was hardcore tuned in during October and that felt like passing a kidney stone, so I simply took some hard-earned PTO. I’d like to say Taylor Swift read my glowing review of her new album and hired me to watch her cats for an exorbitant amount of money, but that wouldn’t be true. I’m aware the Minnesota Wild continued playing in my absence and I did hear tell of maddening inconsistencies on a game-by-game…

Wild Update (Jan. 24)

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Got off the morning shift of work early this morning and found myself checking out NHL stats — particularly having to do with Minnesota, so I thought I’d just toss out a quick Wild update to keep you guys hungry for more wins. The Wild are (it’s technically supposed to say “is” here but I can’t stand that so are) the best team in the Western Conference. I’m confident in saying that even though they’re tied with Chicago with 65 points because they’ve (should say “it’s,” ugh) played three fewer…