Good day, Wilderness! The Wild finally had a day off yesterday for travelling down to Columbus for their game against the Blue Jackets tomorrow. Hopefully their day of practice today will help get them back on the winning trail again. As of right now, the Wild are currently in 2nd place in the northwest division, and have now fell to 6th place overall in the western conference with Vancouver, Los Angeles, and San Jose leapfrogging them. for the 3rd, 4th, and 5th spots. Now, let's take a Walk:
Will Mikael Granlund Manage To Stick With Minnesota Wild This Time? - Only time will tell. Only question is, why can't he play the way that he's been playing down in Houston?
Minnesota Wild: Fatigue to blame for three-game skid - TwinCities.com - I guess it's finally caught up to them. With the lack of practices and days off during this condensed season, it's been tough for our players to keep up with this busy schedule.
Wild Losing Skid Brings About Experience Questions - The Hockey Writers - Maybe if our players didn't keep getting injured, we wouldn't have to be asking these questions...
New Amerks Johan Larsson, Matt Hackett get adjusted in Rochester | Democrat and Chronicle - It was a big trade the Wild did to get Pominville, but hopefully it will make us a better team.
Tending the Fields
Houston Aeros vs. Chicago Wolves Game Summary - Recap of the Aeros' game last night against the Chicago Wolves.
For you lacrosse fans out there, your Minnesota Swarm take on the Buffalo Bandits tonight at 7 at the X. I'll actually be going to the game! (Thanks Agnes!)
Off the Trail
Jaromir Jagr scores on Boston Bruins debut to beat New Jersey Devils | guardian.co.uk - What a debut he's had. If only Pominville could have had a start like this for the Wild.
NHL-National Hockey League roundup - chicagotribune.com - Here's a recap of some of the headlines from across the NHL.
NHL: Blue Jackets fall to Blues | BlueJackets Xtra - Hopefully the Wild will be able to catch a break and get a losing streak started for the Blue Jackets.