GAME DAY! And even better, Parise is supposed to skate today! Head over to On the Forecheck for all your Perds news.
The biggest question is: just how slow will United start tonight? Hopefully the answer is: not slow.
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Waiting Doesn't Work: Transphobia in Sports | Victory Press
We want so much for sports to be something separate, or even an escape, but they’re not. They’re not only a reflection of the society we live in, but they also shape that society by establishing normative cultural practices.
Central Division Weekend Outlook: November 20th Edition | Wild Xtra
Things are not looking great. Not awful (yet) but not great.
HTH game recap 11-19-15 at Boston: Subterranean Homesick Blues | Hashtaghockey
Dubnyk was supposed to benefit from coming to a defensively sound team, and for a while that worked, but if this team doesn’t start controlling the center of the ice, they’re not going to fare well.
Wild winger Zucker 'fine'; Parise to skate in pregame Saturday | StarTribune.com
Parise's return against the Canucks on Wednesday seems likely. Winger Justin Fontaine (also a sprained right MCL) has been hampered because of the flu, but could be close to getting back.
Wild find fountain of youth, of sorts, in Pedialyte | TwinCities.com
This is the kind of hard-hitting journalism you crave. (OK, actually it's pretty interesting).
Wild: Zach Parise could return for Canucks game Wednesday | TwinCities.com
Zach Parise will skate with teammates Saturday for the first time since suffering a sprained knee ligament on Nov. 5, a big step in his recovery.
Tending the Fields
Wild sends Keranen, Olofsson back to Iowa | StarTribune.com
The Wild sent forward Michael Keranen and defenseman Gustav Olofsson back to Iowa today.
Minnesota Wild check in on three college prospects from Boston | TwinCities.com
The Wild's trip to Boston this week, the culmination of a four-game road trip, offered a chance for team officials to visit with three of their top amateur prospects.
From the Frozen Pond
Wisconsin women's hockey: Badgers defeat Lindenwood 5-1 | Bucky's 5th Quarter
Wisconsin extends their perfect start to the season to 13 games.
Fighting Hawks Soar to Victory Behind High-Flying Caggiula's Hat Trick | SB Nation College Hockey
Drake Caggiula scored three goals to lead North Dakota to a big road conference win over St. Cloud State
Minnesota High School Hockey: Top Newcomers | SB Nation College Hockey
A look at some of the top new underclassmen that could excel in Minnesota high school hockey this season.
Off the Trail
5 Alternative Suggestions to Improve the NHL All-Star Weekend | High Heels and High Sticks
These are legitimately great ideas
Cory Schneider spits hot truth on his goalie peers’ gargantuan gear | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
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