Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round Preview: Vancouver Canucks vs. Minnesota Wild

Hockey is back on tap and in a big way, which means there’s a lot to cover in a relatively short period of time. It’s time to get on with the show and sum up the Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round matchups. Up next, Vancouver Canucks and Minnesota Wild. These two teams renew a storiedContinue reading “Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round Preview: Vancouver Canucks vs. Minnesota Wild”

2019-2020 Season Preview: Minnesota Wild

The Minnesota Wild will take to 2019-2020 with Bill Guerin as their general manager. He replaced Paul Fenton, who was fired in late July after 14 months on the job. Guerin has experience with the Pittsburgh Penguins, having served in their front office for the past eight seasons. He was assistant general manager for theContinue reading “2019-2020 Season Preview: Minnesota Wild”

What Went Wrong: Minnesota Wild

The Minnesota Wild waved goodbye to the post-season in 2018-2019, but it was the first time since 2011-2012 they fell short. They saw their chances dissolve on April 2 of 2019, with the Colorado Avalanche holding the keys to the kingdom. The Wild finished with 83 points, one shy of the Chicago Blackhawks and sevenContinue reading “What Went Wrong: Minnesota Wild”

Blues: St. Louis Sends Dallas Packing with Game Seven Double OT Win

It took extra frames to get the job done, but the St. Louis Blues have eliminated the Dallas Stars with a 2-1 Game Seven victory Tuesday and will advance to the Western Conference Final. Vince Dunn opened the scoring 13 and a half minutes into the first period and Dallas’ Mats Zuccarello followed up withContinue reading “Blues: St. Louis Sends Dallas Packing with Game Seven Double OT Win”

Playoff Preview: Nashville Predators vs. Dallas Stars

It’s a tangle between the Central Division champion Nashville Predators and the Dallas Stars, possessors of the first wild card spot in the Western Conference. Seven points separated them in the standings during the regular season and both are coming in hot, with the Stars going 5-1-1 to finish the season and the Predators 8-2-1Continue reading “Playoff Preview: Nashville Predators vs. Dallas Stars”