It's a somber occasion which requires me to be your guide on today's Walk. Can we please have a moment of silence for Bryan's grandfather, who passed yesterday? Thank you.
- Staying or going: Which NHL rookies should stay in the NHL or go back to juniors? | ProHockeyTalk A cocky kid in Minnesota? There’s a team that needs a little attitude and Bulmer gives it. Hockey Wilderness raves about him and Bulmer has fit in seamlessly. He’s the perfect third/fourth line tough kid. No reason to send him back to Kelowna.
- Heatley among 3 Wild players to miss practice; Beloved on- and off-ice official dies | StarTribune.com
- Haula, Rau of Gophers among national leaders in offensive stats | StarTribune.com
- Wild like what they see in 19-year-old Brett Bulmer - TwinCities.com Brett Bulmer has not only forced the Minnesota Wild to give him a job for the foreseeable future, he has forced general manager Chuck Fletcher to change one of his tactics.
- Tough Koivu helping Wild find a new identity After being clipped under the chin by the skate of Minnesota Wild teammate Dany Heatley in a scary scenario on Friday night in Edmonton, captain Mikko Koivu kept playing until he realized the magnitude of the moment.
- Heatley back at practice; Concern about Latendresse; New lines, power-play formations | StarTribune.com The threshold GM Chuck Fletcher will always be concentrating on is the Game 40 threshold. If he is on the roster for 40 Wild games, his seven-year free-agent clock begins.