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Daily Links: Puck Daddy loves Wild, Twins rub off on Wild, John Scott destroys George Parros and more

Puck Daddy Hockey Rumors Live Chat - Puck Daddy
At 12:00 CDT, Wysh and crew will host a live chat about all kinds of crap. Should be entertaining.

Tuesday's 3 Stars: Richards turns trick; Wild comeback - Puck Daddy
No. 2 Star: Andrew Brunette, Minnesota Wild

Speaking of Wysh, he gives the Wild a nice shout-out, thanks to John Scott's right cross

Fight Video: Down goes Parros, up goes Minnesota over Ducks - Puck Daddy
Occasionally in the NHL, we can surmise tangible proof that fighting has, as the proponents say, "a place in the game" beyond the obvious sideshow aspects. Sometimes it's as a deterrent, and other times it's like this John Scott(notes) fight for the Minnesota Wild against George Parros(notes) of the Anaheim Ducks: It's a team-wide kick in the pants.


Wild Stun Ducks - Our very own BReynolds at
With rainy weather overtaking their pre-game celebration plans, the Wild opened the doors early to a handful of fans to come into the Xcel Energy Center to watch the hometown Twins play the Detroit Tigers on the scoreboard. With the game in the balance entering the ninth inning, the Wild made the call to pull the plug on the Twins game to go to the in-house feed. Boos rained down and most of the crowd made its way to the concourse to finish with the baseball game before worrying about the hockey game in front of them.

Ducks at Wild - 10/06/2009 -
The Twins weren't the only Minnesota team to overcome a 3-0 deficit on Tuesday night.

Twin Comebacks
A night of comebacks in the Twin Cities, as Anaheim squandered a three-goal lead, losing in overtime and leaving Minnesota with one point.

Wild catches the fever for opener
This may be the state of hockey, but the Wild didn't mind accommodating dual loyalties on Tuesday. The team unlocked Xcel Energy Center at 4 p.m, more than four hours before the puck dropped on their home opener, so those hockey fans determined to will the Twins into the playoffs could indulge both of their passions in the same place.

Headaches sideline Bouchard
Wild forward Pierre-Marc Bouchard was pulled from the lineup Tuesday night because of recurring headaches and will be evaluated for a concussion, said his agent, Allan Walsh.