You don't know me, but perhaps you should get acquainted with me before I step up and hit you hard tomorrow and every Wednesday throughout the Wild season.
You can call me Hockey Joe for now and I know you'll bristle at a lot of the things I'll share about the Wild compared to how the outside of Minnesota world sees them.
Hey, they're on Versus a bunch of times this year, that makes me fully qualified to mouth off.
I kid, I kid.
I've gotten the call out of the Eastern bullpen to provide some perspective on the Wild and perhaps dish out a little common sense if necessary.
If you're trying to figure out what to expect, think of it this way:
I'm sure you've had a friend that supports you but you almost never see eye-to-eye with, right?