Another game day is upon us, and the question of the day is, "Can the Wild win a 3rd game in a row?"
This stretch is a little easier than the Wild went through recently. Rattle off a few more wins and maybe all of this "tanking" talk will go in the tank. Funny how that works out huh?
Today's musical selection is a good one, so pay attention. Many of us when we look back at the last few weeks of hockey in Minnesota, would like to Edit the Sad Parts.
Blue Jackets-Wild Preview - Yahoo Sports
A look ahead to tonight's action against the jackets that wear blue.
Three's a crowd in Wild net | Star Tribune
New Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk barely got a moment to rest Sunday. It's tough being the new hero in town.
Wild notes: Granlund returns to practice | Star Tribune
FBJ is getting closer to returning. Will be nice to play with a full lineup again.
NHL Insider: Tanking not an option Wild should consider | Star Tribune
Tank, tank, tank, tank....
MN Wild Bomber: to Tank or Not to Tank. That is the--PLEASE DO NOT TANK. - Wild Xtra
Tanking, a pretty popular topic now that the Wild have started winning a few games again.
Tending the Fields
Minnesota Wild Prospects Report: Peterson & Tuch On Fire
My man crush on Alex Tuch is in it's infancy, but it is growing fast.
Lake Erie Monsters fall to Iowa Wild on penalty short in overtime | cleveland.com
The Lake Erie Monsters fall at the Iowa Wild on a penalty shot in overtime.
Mallards' Duffy wins one for grandpa - Quad-Cities Online: QC Mallards
Matt Duffy of the Quad-City Mallards has family battling cancer (fuck cancer).
On Frozen Pond
No 'overthink' for Lakeville South girls' hockey | MN Girls Hockey Hub
Lakeville South girls hockey is focused on peaking at tourney time.
Lakeville North remains undefeated after shutting out Farmington | MN Boys Hockey Hub
Lakeville North making a run after the big prize with a pretty remarkable season.
Off the Trail
Marc Staal and Rangers officially agree to six-year contract | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
The worst kept secret in the NHL became official Sunday. Defenseman Marc Staal officially signed a six-year contract extension with the New York Rangers.
Blackhawks’ Carcillo waives right to an in-person hearing | ProHockeyTalk
Phone hearing will be conducted Monday.
Ranking the 10 Worst NHL Trades of the Past Decade | Bleacher Report
Does Leddy for Barker make the cut? Apologies for the BR slideshow.
Down Goes Brown: A history of ridiculous NHL all-star selections
Some goofy names have cropped up in the NHL All-Star rosters over the years.
NHL Recap - Buffalo Sabres at Detroit Red Wings - Jan 18, 2015 - CBSSports.com
It takes a lot of suck to lose 11 in a row.
Be sure to stop by over at our buddies at The Cannon and say hello. They have some big times coming up with the All-Star game and all.
Columbus Blue Jackets, All-Star Game in first-rate NHL city - Sunday Long Read
NHL is really pumping the tires of the home of this years All-Star game.