It's game day once again. The Wild are coming off a solid 2-game win streak with their 3-1 victory over Edmonton Thursday night. Now, they're trying to hold on and win their third game in a row as they take on the Calgary Flames tonight at 9. The last time these 2 teams met, it ended with a 2-1 shootout victory for the Wild. Let's keep this momentum going! In the meantime, enjoy perusing today's links:
Minnesota Wild vs. Calgary Flames - Preview - February 23, 2013 - ESPN - Here's a good read for before tonight's game.
Hall suspended for 'reckless' hit on Clutterbuck - He deserves it. Clutterbuck got hit hard. Hopefully he can be back on the ice again soon.
Tending the Fields
Barons hold off Aeros for 4-3 win - Aw, man. No need to worry though. The Aeros face them again tomorrow night, but back in Houston.
The Swarm didn't have a game last night, but they did have one against the Edmonton Rush Thursday night. A summary of that game can be found here on the site. Their next game is tomorrow afternoon at 2, also against the Rush, but back at the X.
Game Preview: Flames vs Minnesota Wild | Calgary Flames | The Checking Line - West Edition - Here's a preview from the Flames' perspective.
Off the Trail
Blackhawks Break NHL Record for Consecutive Games With a Point to Start Season | Bleacher Report - Oh man. This only means that our second meeting against them could be harder than the first.
NASHVILLE, Tenn.: Luongo makes 23 saves as Canucks blank Preds 1-0 | Canucks | The Bellingham Herald - What a low scoring game. The Canucks scored their first and only goal of the game with 9:14 remaining in the third period.
NHL star's artery severed by ice skate - News - BigPond Sport - Ouch. Just when we thought that hit Clutterbuck took Thursday night was horrible.
More news to come tomorrow after the game. Enjoy the game tonight, Wilderness!