Coyotes’ Mike Smith Injured in Loss

Apparently none of the Western Conference Wild Card hopefuls are allowed to have nice things.

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Weekend Wrap-up and Link-o-Rama

Apologies for not weighing in on the Wild-Red Wings playoff scramble bonanza this weekend, but my mens league team was trying to qualify for a fifth straight postseason appearance and they needed their goalie present (more on that later). 

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Mix n’ Match Does the Job

Apologies for not posting in 11 days. Here’s a quick recap:

Nothing went right. The Wild blew a three-goal lead against a terrible team, lost a bunch of shootouts and saw their “comfortable” playoff spot get a little prickly.   Darcy Kuemper started to look like a kid again and the Wild looked like a second class team against Boston on Monday night.  On the plus side, they did manage to beat the Rangers (2-1, of course) and color analyst/wind bag Mike Greenlay got hit in the face with a stick while commentating between the benches during a game. Though that turned out to be a net loss as well, as he kept on talking, and likely hasn’t stopped since. Continue reading