Things are fine in the world of the Wild. Really. No panic happening at all. Definitely not. Nope. none. We didn’t sign a bottom-6 winger to a $12M contract, we’re not relying on two aging centers continuing to produce.
In all seriousness, things are legitimately probably ok. But it’s hard to not see cracks forming it what started so wonderfully last year.
Parise misses first Wild practice; Boudreau says star is 'day-to-day' - StarTribune.com
Zach Parise did skating exercises early Friday morning but did not take part in either of the two Wild practices on the first day of training camp.
Wild's Foligno: Signed, sealed and eager to deliver - StarTribune.com
23 points: contributing offensively.
Wild's Zach Parise misses Day 1 of training camp
Parise is injured. This is fine.
Bruce Boudreau's hellacious skate test draws mixed reviews
How's morale in the Wild locker room? Let's take a look: "After finishing, he splintered his stick on the ice in frustration and tossed a water bottle before storming to the locker room."
From Frozen Pond
College hockey struggles to curb recruiting of middle school players
One coach, one administrator, and one AD from college hockey’s six conferences took turns expressing dismay in how the modern landscape has led to coaches scouting 12-year-olds and offering scholarships before they even reach high school.
Off the Trail
5 GMs on the hot seat entering the 2017-18 season | theScore.com
Who could this be: "another early playoff exit could spell the end of what would be a nine-year run"