Deadline news, game night, so many things to do. I say we just just shut down and pretend the universe is made up of only one particle of matter. Distract yourselves with topics such as the meaning of life, the Roman Empire, pop tarts, giant purple elephants... whatever it takes to not think about the situation in St. Paul.
It still happens to be better than no hockey at all, right? Right? Anyone?
The Walk is dominated by talk of Marek Zidlicky, not surprisingly. If you don't want to read about it, go back to work. It's all about him, which is the bulk of the problem. It's. All. About. Him. Which is too bad, since the guy seems to really want to contribute, and yet remarkably, isn't.
So there's that.
Anyone hungry for pop tarts?
Meet Votey McVoterson - Time for you to meet the newest person in your neighborhood, Votey McVoterson. All you have to do is click on vote. Go see what it is.
Yeo on Zidlicky: 'We want people that want to go to war for each other' | StarTribune.com - This is the story surrounding the team now. Enjoy.
Zidlicky wants out, but the Devil's in the details | StarTribune.com - Newspaper version of the story.
Fletcher: I haven’t asked Zid to waive his no-trade for any specific trade | StarTribune.com - And the plot thickens. Dun dun dunnnnn
Zidlicky trade rumor just a rumor – for now - For now.
NHL trade deadline: Marek Zidlicky still with Wild - NHL - Sporting News - Again. For now.
Minnesota Wild's power play laboring this season - TwinCities.com - Laboring is a really nice way to put things.
Hitting The Post: The Zidlicky Mess - Mess. I like that word.
Erik Christensen of Minnesota Wild
- A good look at the new guy. You know the one. He's right th... right ther... he was just right there, I swear it.
Winnipeg Jets - Winnipeg Free Press - Newspaper of the stars. Or... you know... not so much.
Tending the Fields
The Third Intermission: Vancouuuuver Means I'm One Day Closer to You - The Aeros are on the road. Again.
Station Nation: RECAP: Blowout City. Dogs Win 10-1. - The Sea Dogs had a good night.
Off the Trail
First Round Bust: On The Winter Classic, Hockey Day In Minnesota, And Other Mutterings - Winter Classic. Yeah. Sure. (Good read.)