Domination Without Domination

Only the Wild.

Only the Wild can out-shoot, out-muscle, out-hit, out-skateĀ  and out everything an opponent, and still need an Alamo-stand (death free) at the end of the game to hold on to a narrow win. Continue reading


Matt Cooke is Now Begging Us to Believe Him and Other Links

Matt Cooke’s statement to the media about his suspension.

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Game 3: Everyone Goes Beast Mode

First of all, apologies for not posting after game 2 (I know the world was waiting with rapidly dwindling patience). I was busy reffing flip cup at a charity tournament for breast cancer, which is actually a totally true sentence from start to finish, so after watching the game on Saturday night I was too gassed to write anything. Anyway, here’s what my recap of game 2 would have been:

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Three Things: Game 1

It’s just one game. It was a missed opportunity. Long series ahead, just need to steal one on the road. The Wild have absolutely no answer for Nathan MacKinnon. The Wild could play like that and win nine times out of ten. The Wild could play like that and get blown out nine times out of ten. Continue reading