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Wilderness Walk for 2-23-2013: Game Day Edition

It's game day once again. The Wild are coming off a solid 2-game win streak with their 3-1 victory over Edmonton Thursday night. Now, they're trying to hold on and win their third game in a row as they take on the Calgary Flames tonight at 9. The last time these 2 teams met, it ended with a 2-1 shootout victory for the Wild. Let's keep this momentum going! In the meantime, enjoy perusing today's links:

Wild News

Minnesota Wild vs. Calgary Flames - Preview - February 23, 2013 - ESPN - Here's a good read for before tonight's game.

Hall suspended for 'reckless' hit on Clutterbuck - He deserves it. Clutterbuck got hit hard. Hopefully he can be back on the ice again soon.

Wild recall Charlie Coyle, send Johan Larsson back to Houston | 1500 ESPN Twin Cities - He's back!

Wild's Setoguchi fined for high-sticking - - Uh oh.

Tending the Fields

Barons hold off Aeros for 4-3 win - Aw, man. No need to worry though. The Aeros face them again tomorrow night, but back in Houston.

Laxidasical Meandering

The Swarm didn't have a game last night, but they did have one against the Edmonton Rush Thursday night. A summary of that game can be found here on the site. Their next game is tomorrow afternoon at 2, also against the Rush, but back at the X.

Enemy News

For Calgary news, you can check out our friends at Matchsticks and Gasoline, as well as the Calgary Herald.

Game Preview: Flames vs Minnesota Wild | Calgary Flames | The Checking Line - West Edition - Here's a preview from the Flames' perspective.

Off the Trail

Blackhawks Break NHL Record for Consecutive Games With a Point to Start Season | Bleacher Report - Oh man. This only means that our second meeting against them could be harder than the first.

NASHVILLE, Tenn.: Luongo makes 23 saves as Canucks blank Preds 1-0 | Canucks | The Bellingham Herald - What a low scoring game. The Canucks scored their first and only goal of the game with 9:14 remaining in the third period.

NHL star's artery severed by ice skate - News - BigPond Sport - Ouch. Just when we thought that hit Clutterbuck took Thursday night was horrible.

More news to come tomorrow after the game. Enjoy the game tonight, Wilderness!