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The opening home opener is now in danger of being canceled. Things are about to get real.
As of today, there are technically twelve days until the Minnesota Wild are scheduled to take the ice for their home opener. The league has been canceling games that are scheduled just under the two weeks out mark. For those of you keeping score at home, that means that, barring a miracle that isn't going to happen, the season opener is about to be shredded. Good times continue to build up.
Since this doesn't look like it is going to end, and there are barely enough links to entertain a four year old, let's ask this... What are you all doing rather than watching hockey? What's on the docket out there in the Wilderness?
NHL Lockout 2012: Clearing Up Confusion - Winging It In Motown - Great read over at WIIM.
Minnesota portion of Houston Aeros camp ends | StarTribune.com - With a whimper, no doubt.
Off the Trail
A Stick Tap To An Old Rival - Second City Hockey - Very classy move from the new boss at SCH.
Lacrosse is Like Hockey with Balls, according to Washington Stealth pro lax team’s new campaign | Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports - "Hockey with Balls." That's a good one. Super catchy, and really funny. You know... just like the Swarm's campaign that's been around for about 7 years now.