Wilderness Walk for 1-29-2013: Game Day Edition

HEY YOU!!!! Gimmie those nachos!!!!! - John Grieshop

We aint got time to bleed Wilderness, Its GAME DAY!!!

It's time to get off the snide right Wilderness? Nothing tastes better than a little home cooking! Tonight, the Blue Jackets of Columbus come to town to do battle at the X. The Wild of course are coming off a 2 game road trip and have lost 3 straight, most recently in a OT loss to the St. Louis Blues.

The Columbus Blue Jackets broke a 4 game snide of their own last night at home against the Dallas Stars. Rumor has it both teams were stranded overnight in Columbus due to inclement weather, unable to leave for their respective destinations until this morning.

Listen, we all know something needs to change. The top line is absolutely on fire and pretty much unstoppable most shifts. The falloff from there is dramatic and sometimes scary. Perhaps its chemistry, perhaps its heart, perhaps they all just figure the 98 million dollar man on the top line has it covered. Whatever the case is Coach Yeo needs to get their butts in gear, and their is absolutely no time better than the present.

Wild News

Minnesota Wild's Zach Parise: 'We have to learn how to finish a game off' - TwinCities.com - Would be nice if they did.

Scoggins: Yeo getting defensive about star defenseman | StarTribune.com - Probably because people keep asking him when Suter will show up.

Preview: Wild vs. Columbus | StarTribune.com - Has it been 500 games at the X already? How time flies!

Wild's plan to improve: More attention to detail | StarTribune.com - How about, more secondary scoring?

Tending the Fields

TheAHL.com | Late goal give West an All-Star sweep | - Your boy Jason Zucker 1 goal, 1 asst on 5 shots.

Jason Zucker Should Be Minnesota Wild's Next Call-up - Most would agree, but who goes down?

Aces trade goalie Reid to Orlando for big winger | Hockey Blog | ADN.com - James Reid and the Extreme Climate Change.

Off the Trail

P.K. Subban signs 2-year deal with Canadiens | Puck Daddy - Breaking hearts league wide.

Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog has head and leg injuries, despite return after Stuart hit | Backhand Shelf | Blogs | theScore.com - Is something fishy in Colorado?

*EDIT*

NHL player cheap-shots ref, NHL takes no action - Don't know how I missed this last night, but are you kidding me!?!?

Enemy News

Dallas Stars vs. Columbus Blue Jackets - Recap - January 28, 2013 - ESPN - Recap of last nights action in Columbus.

The Cannon, a Columbus Blue Jackets community - Friendly folks, give them a visit. Tell em, Large Marge sent cha!

Respect

10thMountainFire’s Story | The Committed Indian | - Blackhawks honor retiring veteran and WWII veteran pregame, read his story, in his own words, here.

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