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Wilderness Walk: Here’s to Another Loss

The Minnesota Wild may have lost, but there’s still plenty of news to share!

NHL: Nashville Predators at Minnesota Wild Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

The Minnesota Wild may have let the Nashville Predators clinch a playoff birth in last night’s shutout, 1-0 loss, but look on the bright side! The Wild are that much closer to a potential Top-10 draft pick, and if Minnesota fails to make the playoffs, then the Iowa Wild could get some reinforcements from Luke Kunin, Jordan Greenway, and Ryan Donato!

Wild News

Another empty effort as Wild blanked by Predators | Star Tribune

“The team couldn’t solve Juuse Saros and surrendered a shorthanded goal to remain two points behind Colorado.”

Wild newcomer Fiala settling in after shock of trade | Star Tribune

“The winger got to catch up with his former team on Monday night.”

News of Note

Calgary inferno win Clarkson Cup on strength of contributions from American stars | The Hockey News

“It’s the Canadian Women’s Hockey League championship, but Calgary’s top American players took the game over and delivered the Inferno their second Clarkson Cup in four seasons.”

NWHL: Minnesota Whitecaps Season Review | The Victory Press

“Coming into the NWHL season, it was expected that the Minnesota Whitecaps would be a very good team.”

NWHL: Buffalo Beauts Season Review | The Victory Press

“The NWHL’s Buffalo Beauts continued their streak of never missing an Isobel Cup Final, but once again, the team found itself on the losing end – despite a strong regular-season effort.”

2019 NWHL Award winners | The Ice Garden

“Beauts players win four of the six individual awards.”

Tending the Fields

NCAA men’s hockey tournament: Tiering all 16 teams, Frozen Four picks | ESPN

“Sixteen teams will vie for a trip to the 2019 Men’s Frozen Four in Buffalo, including first-timers Arizona State and American International.”

Off the Trail

Drew Doughty says he has ‘no respect’ for Flames’ Matthew Tkachuk | Sportsnet

“After an otherwise quiet morning skate, Drew Doughty was asked simply if he thought his rivalry with Matthew Tkachuk was a healthy one.”

Fantasy forward top 100 rankings for 2018-19 | NHL Official Site

“Barkov enters first 25; Anderson biggest riser; Svechnikov, Brown, Silfverberg, Hayes join list.”

All Around the Nation

Andrei Svechnikov blossoming into big-time contributor as Hurricanes continue playoff push | Canes Country

“Two days before his 19th birthday, Svechnikov netted one of Carolina’s biggest goals of the season - and this is only the beginning.”

It Is Up To Us to Make Being a New Jersey Devils Fan Welcoming | All About The Jersey

“This is a rare post that is more about New Jersey Devils fandom and community than the New Jersey Devils games or performances or players or management themselves.”