Apparently none of the Western Conference Wild Card hopefuls are allowed to have nice things.
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).
Or idiocy, we may never know.
What we do know, is that there is a doins a transpirin’ in Toronto…for a change. Continue reading
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
So here we are 24 hours later, and the Wild are looking different. Only two more days and fans will actually be able to see this product on the ice. Continue reading
I love the trade deadline. And I love the Minnesota State High School Hockey Tournament. What? They’re both today? Yahtzee! Here we go… Continue reading
Well, against my wishes, if you’ve followed this blog since the beginning (all of five days ago), the Wild have gone out and gotten themselves a goalie. He’s Ilya Bryzgalov, and he’s possibly insane. Continue reading