Well, it's another sad day for us Wild fans here in the State of Hockey. They are now on a 2-game losing streak as they fall to the Red Wings 5-3. As most of you probably know, this is my first of many times that I will be doing the Wilderness Walk (on Saturdays), so just bear with me as I try to get in the swing of things. Now, to hopefully lessen our sadness, let's take a Walk:
Game Recap - Miss any of the game? Here's a full period-by-period recap.
Minnesota Wild power play fizzles in loss to Red Wings - TwinCities.com - We had so many opportunities during our power plays, but just couldn't really take advantage of them.
Missed opportunities haunt the Wild in 5-3 road loss to Detroit - This definitely seems to be the theme for yesterday's game.
Two goals by Zach Parise not enough as Wild fall to Red Wings | 1500 ESPN Twin Cities – Minnesota Sports News & Opinion (Twins, Vikings, Wolves, Wild, Gophers) | Sportswire: Minnesota Wild - Parise is definitely having a good debut with the Wild, but it just didn't work out for him last night.
NHL Power Rankings: Top 10 teams, weekly all-stars and games to watch - Yahoo! Sports - The Wild are at the number 9 spot. Let's step it up!
Mike Eruzione: 'Miracle On Ice' jersey going to auction - TwinCities.com - Anyone interested?
Tending the Fields
Griffins try to adjust to changes as coach warns, 'this is the way it's going to be the rest of the way' - This definitely helped out the Aeros, as it lead them to a 1-0 victory over the Griffins in Grand Rapids, MI.
Minnesota Swarm at Toronto Rock Game Recap - For those lacrosse fans out there, here's a recap of the Swarm's game last night in against the Toronto Rock.
Off the Trail
Maple Grove incident decried | Minnesota Hockey Hub | MN Boys High School Hockey - You just have to read this shocking story.
Winners and Losers from the NHL's Opening Week | Bleacher Report - Here are the good and not-so-good moments that stuck out during Opening Week.