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Wilderness Walk: Blues in the Shark Tank Edition

There may be only one Western Conference team left after tonight....

Will the Sharks wreck my bracket?
Will the Sharks wreck my bracket?
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A tough defeat at the hands of the Sharks has the Blues fighting for their playoff lives while bloodied and thrown into the San Jose Shark tank.  Though the Blues held home ice advantage, they now must win on the road to continue their season.  And that could be a challenge with David Backes banged up.  However, we in Minnesota know what happens when your team has it's back up against the wall, so we know that anything is possible.  So tonight, the feast is there for the taking.  Will the Sharks dine or will they end up pulling this:

Left Shark

Stay tuned to find out.

Here is the most random and strangely entertaining Shark related video the internet could connect me too.  Will the Blues survive the attack?  Ponder that while we Walk:

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