Category Archives: Minnesota Wild

In the Upper Heartland, a House of Horror

Minnesota’s supposed to be the land of 10,000 lakes, not swamps, but every time the Caps visit Excel Energy Center their offense goes into a quagmire. Six games now in this house of horrors and six defeats to show for … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Semin, Bruce Boudreau, Mike Green, Minnesota Wild, National Hockey League, Southeast Division, Tampa Bay Lightning, Washington Capitals | 6 Comments

Backpacking Through Europe, NHL-Style

Six teams will be starting their seasons with games in Europe for the 2010/11 season. The NHLPA announced today the following games: Continue reading

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Hockey Sweater Obsessives, Your Ship Has Arrived

Paul Lukas of Uni Watch fame has published his NHL preview, chock full of hockey uniform photos from new sweaters, to memorial patches, to the sneaky “C” that Roberto Luongo added to his mask since by NHL rules no goaltender … Continue reading

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Well His Name Isn’t Gary Fretman

The NHL ownership scandals continue; and it’s beyond Boots Del Baggio and his shady tactics for buying the Nashville Predators . . . Anaheim Ducks owner Henry Samueli has pleaded guilty to lying to federal authorities. Gary Bettman seemed unperturbed: … Continue reading

Posted in Anaheim Ducks, Los Angeles Kings, Minnesota Wild, Nashville Predators, National Hockey League | 3 Comments

First-Round Flops Over the Years

No team can get it right in round one every year, even drafting very high. And at times all teams get it really wrong then. A survey such as this is a powerful reminder of the crapshoot that is selecting … Continue reading

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