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Wilderness Walk for 10-15-2011: Game Day Edition

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The thing about winning is that sometimes there is bad news that comes along with it. While the Wild beat the Oilers, they struggled to capitalize on mistake after mistake, and let a defeated team earn a point off of them. Now, they face the Detroit Red Wings, a team that isn't going to make many mistakes and isn't going to miss the chance to take advantage of the Wild's mistakes.

When asked about the Wings after the Oilers game, coach Mike Yeo said "I'm worried about our team right now." That, of course, is exactly what he should be worried about, but let's hope the players are thinking about Detroit and how they stack up to one of the best teams in the league.

Should be a good one tonight. Check out the Facebook Question of the Day, and give us your caption for the picture above. Have some fun, folks. It's Saturday.

Breaking News: Russo is reporting on Twitter that Darcy Kuemper has been assigned to Ontario of the ECHL. Looks like Endras is sticking around.

Wild News

Harding will start against Wings | StarTribune.com - Big game time. No starts, thrown in against the Wings. Ouch.

Signs point to big things for Cullen and his line | StarTribune.com - For the Wild's sake, let's hope this is true.

Wild Gameday: vs. Detroit | StarTribune.com - A little blurb about the game.

Matt Cullen off to a hot start for Wild - TwinCities.com - Yes, yes he is.

Children's of Minnesota - Kid's Health Blog - Mikko Koivu has donated some serious money to help finish a project helping sick kids. Great story. Make sure to check this one out.

First Round Bust: Guest Blog: The Curious Case Of Signing Kyle Brodziak - Indeed... what do you do with a guy who does everything you ask, and yet may not have a place in a year or two?

Tending the Fields

The Third Intermission: Aeros extinguish the Stars 5-2 - Aeros are 2-0 on the year, and play again tonight.

Enemy News

Detroit Red Wings 2, Vancouver Canucks 0: Offense wakes up in second period | Detroit Free Press | freep.com
- Anytime anyone beats the Nucks, it is a good. day.

Red Wings' Brad Stuart not concerned about sore groin | Detroit Free Press | freep.co- Words you will never hear me say: "I'm not concerned about my sore groin."

0-for-16 drought drives need for Red Wings to fix power play | Detroit Free Press | freep.com- Nah. Don't fix it. At least... not tonight.

Winging It In Motown - For Detroit Red Wings Fans - SBNation home for the Red Wings.