Are you excited? I sort of am, which is really suprisng. I had been half dreading this, but now it's here, and maybe it'll be fun? The alumni game was so much more entertaining than I expected? By which I mean it was not miserable. Seriously, I had super low standards, but it was enjoyable to have on in the background this afternoon. Now the real thing is here! Whether you're ready for it or not! So be ready I guess! Outdoor game!
Contrite Wild eager to prove road trip was no fluke – Twin Cities Contrite is a strong adjective choice here.
Stadium Series Special Section
Scoggins: Bobby Smith is still a fan favorite in Minnesota - StarTribune.com There are some cool profiles of old guys.
From prison to reunion, ex-North Star Tommy McCarthy turns life around - StarTribune.com This one was really good.
Blackhawks insist Stadium Series outdoor games still exciting – Twin Cities I insist that the Blackhawks saying things is still terrible.
Off the Trail
Islanders looking to leave Barclays Center via out clause? | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports It'll be interesting to see if there's anything to this.
Jaromir Jagr reaches milestone in Panthers’ win over Jets | Miami Herald Also notable of last night's game: it was the NHL debut of Kyle Rau!
Report: Wideman can be reimbursed in the event suspension is reduced | theScore.com So that's how it'd work.