In addition, the Olympics have officially started, and the US Women’s National Team already has a win.
Also, in case you haven’t seen it yet, here’s Andrei Vasilevskiy making the save of the year.
The former Gopher could make his NHL debut as soon as tomorrow against the Rangers.
Despite the cold, the Wild had a fun practice after Saturday’s win against the Chicago Blackhawks.
On the Frozen Pond
“That’s right, Hockey Graphs is taking on the challenge of predicting the Women’s Olympic Hockey Tournament results.”
“The United States surrendered the first goal, but rallied back to defeat Finland, 3-1.”
“Ann-Renee Desbiens earned her first shutout of the tournament as Team Canada topped OAR, 5-0.”
“NBC Olympics staff will select three stars to spotlight special performers from each day’s competition.”
“The joint North-South Korea women’s hockey team takes to the ice for the first time. There’s drama, geopolitical intrigue and, oh yeah, a hockey game.”
Off the Trail
“The NHL trade deadline is now just two weeks away and the insiders are anticipating a ton of movement.”
“In little more than two weeks, the NHL trade freeze will come into effect. But ahead of the deadline, these five teams could be big sellers as they look to build towards a brighter future.”
“Sabres forward Jack Eichel has a sprained right ankle and coach Phil Housley says it’s premature to rule out Buffalo’s leading scorer for the remainder of the season.”