Minnesota loses 4-1 in a Tarasenko dominated game

One would think that the team that has the best record since January 15th (or the 2nd half of the season), would garner a little more respect. Yet if you read the comments by fans on the NHL’s Twitter or Facebook feeds, Blues’ fans have little to no respect for the Wild. For whatever reason, […]


2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs Preview, Game #2: Minnesota Wild vs. St. Louis Blues 4/18/2015 @ 2:00PM CST at Scottrade Center

Minnesota Wild lead series 1-0 Wild Lines: Parise-Granlund-Pominville Zucker-Koivu-Stewart Vanek-Coyle-Niederreiter Bergenheim-Brodziak-Fontaine Suter-Brodin Scandella-Spurgeon Leopold-Dumba Dubnyk Blues Lines: Steen-Lehtera-Tarasenko Jaskin-Backes-Oshie Schwartz-Stastny-Berglund Ott-Goc-Reaves Gunnarsson-Pietrangelo Bouwmeester-Michalek Jackman-Shattenkirk Allen   There are few things better than winning Game 1. Not only was it a win, but it was a win in which the Wild held the lead for the […]


Wild stun Blues with 4-2 Game 1 road victory

Every moment is critical, every shot on goal brings its own inertia of anticipation, every game brings hope and anxiety as fans sit on pins and needles hoping it will work out just right.  The result either brings in despair or tremendous euphoria.  We (Wild fans) have been through it before so sleep should be […]


2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Minnesota Wild vs. St. Louis Blues Series Preview

Minnesota Wild (46-28-8)  100pts  4th in the Central Top 5 Scorers: 1. #11 Zach Parise ~ 33G  29A = 62pts 2. #29 Jason Pominville ~ 18G  36A = 54pts 3. #26 Thomas Vanek ~ 21G  31A = 52pts 4. #9 Mikko Koivu ~ 14G  34A = 48pts 5. #64 Mikael Granlund ~ 8G  31A = […]


Mikael Granlund or Gronlund, which one is it? A State of Hockey News’ investigation

  The man, sometimes referred to as “The Bard” probably said it best: “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet.” William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet (II, ii, 1-2) Our names, both our given and family names, are a major part of our identity. They […]