Wilderness Walk 9-2-2013: Jersey Aftermath Edition

The new road whites, in all their glory! - Wild.com

So, the new Minnesota Wild road jerseys have been revealed. You have had some time to think about it, even sleep on it. What do ya think?

Happy Labor Day Wilderness. This is the day that recognizes the hard working American, or the slacker as well I suppose. For some of us this means a paid day out of the office, for those of us with kids it means a hectic dash to get those last minute school supplies (assuming your kids haven't started already), and get everything ready for their first day.

Yesterday the Minnesota Wild officially released their new road jerseys. Some are disappointed they didn't just invert the green "alternates" and use the script logo. I am perfectly fine with these new jerseys. A change was needed just to shake things up (and make us all buy new whites). To get crazy with it would have just invited a whole lot of angry fans complaining, and I'm not sure that Russo's comment section can handle much more negativity.

You've all seen the pictures by now, and if you haven't then I really don't know what to tell you. We simply do not have any here. Nope, none around, not on this site. Seriously, I would have easily used it as the picture for today's walk, wouldn't you think? If you haven't seen the new road jerseys yet, you must as always, walk...

Wild News

Wild unveils new white road jersey | Russo's Rants | StarTribune.com
And the comment's section is furious!

Pass or Fail: Minnesota Wild’s new white road jerseys - Yahoo! Sports
Of course, the comments on Puck Daddy are much more favorable to those on the Strib.

Tending the Fields

First Round Bust: #FRB Top 20 Prospects: #15...Adam Gilmour
FRB takes a look at Wild prospect Adam Gilmour.

Off the Trail

Knotty and Nice: Honoring Panini America’s 2012-13 Prime Hockey Prime Ties Insert | Official Panini America Blog
If I was 8 again, this would be pretty freakin sweat!!!

Listing five noteworthy September UFAs | ProHockeyTalk
Can these guys find a home, or is the reduced salary cap pinching everyone's pocket books too much these days.

Report: KHL’s Moscow Dynamo interested in Ovechkin | ProHockeyTalk
Will Ovi start the NHL season? Will he return after the Olympics in Sochi?

HockeyBuzz.com - Eklund - Pietrangelo Situation About to Get VERY Interesting
Is it really that interesting? Stuff like this happens every year, and every year a deal is made, the player plays, and the fans complain.

On the Pitch

Minnesota edges Scorpions in stoppage time - San Antonio Express-News
Came down to the wire but MNU pulled out a win!

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