Our Best Player Will Save The Season – No, Our Other Best Player

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In the spirit of “those who can’t play, write”, I’ve used this space for the banishment of Ryan Suter and Jared Spurgeon to the far-flung regions of Hallock. I threw unmitigated amounts of shade at Matt Dumba because he forgets he plays defense sometimes, and by that I mean a lot. I pleaded for Zach Parise to think of the children and rest his very expensive body for the sake of the Commonwealth.  During all my demands the Wild surprised everyone – well, mainly me because I didn’t take a…

What Are Nice Things? Wild Win 5-2 In Chicago, Lose An Entire Forward Line

  I procrastinated on doing a Minnesota Wild season preview and after two cringe-worthy games on the road against league powerhouses Detroit (2-4 loss) and Carolina (4-5 OT), I figured I’d just ignore those first two games and start my Wild season last night in Chicago. Friday morning arrives and I still don’t have a season preview. That’s okay. I figured I’m safe for two reasons. First, the NHL did their annual snow job on the Wild with a skimpy October schedule (Wild fans can’t even enjoy the #IsItOctoberYet sensation…