Good morning, and happy Monday. The Wild are practicing in the Cities today before heading out East for games in Pittsburgh and Boston this week. There should be an update on Zach Parise's health sometime today, and presumably a forward call up. Keranen? Bertschy again? Bulmer for real this time? A Unicorn? Nate Prosser in a wig? Who knows!
Today's song is an odd appearance from the MC5's Rob Tyner later in his life. Truly lovely.
Hashtag Hockey Podcast episode 40: Thomas Edison’s internet and the Connor McDavid rap | Hashtaghockey Hashtag Hockey also does a podcast! I haven't listened to it yet, but I'm quite excited!
The Good, The Bad, and The Wild 11-16 - Articles - Articles - Homepage - Wild Xtra I really like the phrase "musical rookies" to describe what's been happening with the recent call ups.
Wild won't get much help from struggling farm team - StarTribune.com Iowa is sad, water is wet, the sky is blue, etc, etc.
Minnesota Wild struggle to fill fourth-line spot - TwinCities.com Dressing Prosser is past struggling, it is giving up.
Wild: Jason Pominville's former coach says he'll break out of scoring drought soon - TwinCities.com Lindy Ruff has a very impressive mustache, which makes me want to trust him here.
Off the Trail
Bernier’s blunder helps sink Leafs in Big Apple: DiManno | Toronto Star There's something beautiful about a colorfully written, totally over the top trash column about a subject you don't care about at all. There were so many amazing sentences, but I especially enjoyed, "The Bernier Plague: a virus of pustule-ugly goals, the kind that just oozes funk and drains the spirit."
NHL Insider: Goalies to cut down in size as soon as next season - StarTribune.com But they're still allowed to be tall right? So the Wild should be fine.
Ryan Miller baffled by disallowed goals: 'I don't know what this league's turning into' | theScore Goalies have a lot of opinions.
Wild's Jason Zucker says Gophers, North Dakota will find fans in Las Vegas - TwinCities.com Could be an exciting event?