Greeting Wilderness! It has been a while since I've been here, so we will try to get through this thing together. Your Minnesota Wild took the champs to a shootout last night after being down 2 goals. The panic appears to have left this squad and they are back on to their winning ways. Of course the always feared regression can strike anyone, at anytime. It's not a pretty picture.
Now if you don't mind Wilderness, I'm going to catch that elusive bunny that keeps leaving colored eggs all over my house.
Tom Powers: Minnesota Wild have oldies but goodies in Matt Cullen, Niklas Backstrom - TwinCities.com - Apparently, this whole youth thing is overrated. Powering the Wilds drive to the playoffs these days are Nik Backstrom and Matt Cullen, a couple of veterans who just missed the glory days of Eddie Shore.
Minnesota Wild show character yet again with shootout victory - TwinCities.com - Last year, this one would of been headlined 'Wild steal one from the champs'.
Minnesota Wild Beat Los Angeles Kings In Shootout - Gone Puck Wild - Puck Wild recap.
Myers: Zach Parise makes most of another chance to knock off Kings - Minnesota Wild news | 1500 ESPN - Just another view of how it all broke down last night.
Koivu enjoying a dominating stretch | StarTribune.com - The very underrated Kaptain, always dominant, and loving it.
Tending the Fields
Top 10 moments of Solar Bears' season - OrlandoSentinel.com - The Orlando Solar Bears have forged plenty of memories in their first season in the ECHL.
Gophers hockey: looking to next year | StarTribune.com - A look at where some of these kids may go after their disappointing loss in the tourney.
Off the Trail
NHL-Highlights of Saturday's National Hockey League games - Yahoo! Sports - In case you missed it.
Hall sets franchise mark for fastest hat trick to start a game and Oilers blank Canucks 4-0 | StarTribune.com - Just another stupid thing for Edmonton to brag about. At least the Canucks lost.
Logan Couture scores lone shootout goal to lead Sharks to 3-2 win over Coyotes | StarTribune.com - Another 3 point game in the west.
Sean Avery calls for John Tortorella’s head | ProHockeyTalk - Twitter is a powerful tool, used by a tool ...
Rumor: Isles and Blackhawks talking big deal? | ProHockeyTalk - Put on your insiderrp thinking caps.
Ryane Clowe trade coming? Sharks reportedly ask for no-trade clause waive | Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports - Your the GM, what do you do?
Sabres trade Jordan Leopold to Blues | Backhand Shelf | Blogs | theScore.com - You can all stop with the Leopold to the Wild talk now. It was never going to happen anyways, but the dream is dead.
Hearing impairment doesn't stop these hockey players - Los Angeles Times - Trey Wilson can't hear the crowd applaud when he scores a goal, and he has scored quite a few since he discovered hockey was a perfect outlet for his energy. The 25-year-old left wing from Riverside
Hockey Without Borders Aims To Promote Sport In Most Unusual Places - Bringing hockey to markets that might not be the first place you'd think.