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…

Wild Might Start Out Playoffs Without Parise

The Minnesota Wild and Dallas Stars start their playoff series on Thursday, but it looks like the Wild might be without a key component in Zach Parise.   Parise has not played since re-injuring his back against San Jose last week, which I thought was him just resting up for the playoffs after that. That’s cool Zach, you play in the trenches and scrap nightly for this team. Take a week off and be ready to go up against Benn and the Stars. Well now comes news that Parise has…

Officially worried: Parise & Zucker out for roadie

I’m not sure why this isn’t getting more press, but Zach Parise is out of the game tonight with an injury. He didn’t even make the east coast trip, along with Zucker. This is bad news bears, the Wild cannot afford to go on another losing streak, and losing two of your top guys isn’t helping. The Wild take on the Flyers tonight, then go over to DC to take on the cream of the crop in the Capitals. Philly rookie sensation Shayne Gostisbehere just had his 15-game point streak…