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…

John Scott Retires From Professional Hockey

John Scott has had enough. He has retired from his career as a professional hockey player, and he did it in magnificent fashion: a self-written article for the Players’ Tribune. If you haven’t read it, do it now, because it’s an awesome piece. If you thought he was a heartless fighter who just kicked the snot out of guys for fun, the article will prove you wrong. Scott was first signed by (guess who) the Minnesota Wild during the 2006-07 season. He went undrafted through four years at Michigan Tech, where he…