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…

Minnesota Wild Are Exactly Who Dennis Green Thought They Were

  Turkey day is over and the Minnesota Wild, with 25 points and a 11-10-3 record, find themselves two points out of a playoff spot behind the Chicago Blackhawks and Dallas Stars in the Central Division.  Hockey fans returned from annual food pilgrimages stuffed like Aunt Mary’s turkeys and this year the gluttony came with a bonus as the Minnesota Vikings vanquished the Detroit Lions on the single day of the year Detroit celebrates something. “Vanquished” is a generous term as that game was far too Minnesota for my liking,…