Well, let's try to just forget last night as quickly as possible huh? Yuck.
Anyway, Bryan is out today with an upper body injury, and I'm once again in charge of the Walk. Join me, won't you?
- Another flat start dooms Wild | StarTribune.com
- Wild misses chance to pounce | StarTribune.com If there ever was a time to play the powerhouse Pittsburgh Penguins, this was it
- Dupuis, injury-depleted Penguins top Wild - NHL - CBSSports.com Whether due to injuries or penalties, playing short-handed hasn't deterred the Pittsburgh Penguins. Man down? They just man up.
- Johnson, Dupuis and the vets step up. Pens 4, Wild 2 - PensBurgh At the end of the day, a win on the road is a good thing, especially when it comes on the second day of a back-to-backer and it breaks a three-game winless streak. The Pens were able to get two points in the standings and get out of town before anything else bad happened injury wise. For tonight in October, that's about all you can ask for.
- All Penned up: Lots of shots, not enough goals for Wild | 1500 ESPN Twin Cities Playing a Pittsburgh Penguins team that has been shorthanded for some time, a shorthanded goal was all the Minnesota Wild could muster for the first 53 minutes in a relatively lifeless 4-2 loss.
- Penguins 4, Wild 2: Minnesota offense sputters again - TwinCities.com A Pittsburgh team missing injured stars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin nevertheless had too much for the Wild on Tuesday night and skated to a victory in front of 17,287 at the Xcel Energy Center.
- Rookie Brett Bulmer loves Wild ride The 19-year-old Prince George native played his sixth game with the Minnesota Wild Tuesday night, taking on the Pittsburgh Penguins at the Xcel Energy Center. Another four starts and Bulmer's rookie contract kicks in and he's one year closer to free agency.
- Gaborik starts season with heavy heart The New York Rangers star lost two of his closest friends in the off-season. Rangers teammate Derek Boogaard died from an overdose after mixing alcohol and pain killers on May 13. Fifteen weeks later, Gaborik was mourning the death of Pavol Demitra, a country-mate and one of 44 passengers killed when a plane carrying the KHL's Lokomotiv Yaroslavl crashed shortly after takeoff.
- Lundin itching to put on his skates | StarTribune.com A back injury has kept the 27-year-old defenseman from participating in anything. This is not how the former Apple Valley star wanted his Minnesota return to start.