Remember all those days when you had nothing to read at work? This is not one of those days. Plenty to read in today's edition. The Kings are in town, the new players are where they belong now, the old players gone. It is now time to read up, be informed, and... apparently... tell me how stupid I am.
Yesterday was fun, but now it is time to move on. We won't spend your time discussing things up here. You have plenty to read. Make the jump for a full day's reading.
Chuck Fletcher speaks about today's two Wild trades, and about the future | StarTribune.com - Good quotes to be had.
Trade Deadline Wrapup | - A look at the moves from Wild.com.
Zanon traded to Boston Bruins for defenseman Steven Kampfer | StarTribune.com - News as it happened.
Nick Schultz traded to Edmonton Oilers for Bloomington's Tom Gilbert | StarTribune.com - Yep, that one, too.
Wild Acquires Tom Gilbert For Nick Schultz | - More from Wild.com
Tom Gilbert comes home, as Minnesota deals Nick Schultz to Edmonton | Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports - Puck Daddy looks at the move.
Schultz trade stuns Wild locker room - Shock and awe is never good.
NHL Trade Deadline: Did Stan Bowman Strike Out? | Daily Chicago Sports Tab - A bit about the Wild in here.
Wild retool defense for now and build for future - 2012 Trade Deadline - The league weighs in.
MacKinnon: Oilers GM makes ‘smart, useful move’ - Interesting take.
Cullen: Breaking down NHL trade deadline activity - Good stuff on the Zanon move in here.
Numbers Game: Wild, Oilers deal defencemen - Like numbers? Enjoy.
Fletcher on the Defensive? - I don't like to admit when I agree with Tom Powers, but I do this time.
Schultz dealt for Oilers' Gilbert | StarTribune.com - Newspaper version of the news.
Another trade: Wild sends Zanon to Bruins | StarTribune.com - And the other move.
CHART: Wild leaders in games played | StarTribune.com - Charts. Everyone likes charts.
Hitting The Post: Who Was That Active GM? - Nick gives his take.
Tending the Fields
The Third Intermission: Weekly Power Rankings: Now it's go time - Power rankings for the AHL.
Get into the game!
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