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Wild GM Chuck Fletcher: The Reason the Wild Returns to the Playoffs

August 9th, 2010
While many might look at last season as one of the worst in recent memory for the Wild, I looked at it as a step in the right direction. It is all because of one man: Wild GM Chuck Fletcher.For the first time in Wild history, Minnesota has depth throughout ...

A Diehard NHL Fan Who Wouldn’t Mind Another Lockout

July 19th, 2010
Most hockey fans only need to look at the picture to the right to know exactly what I am going to rant about. How in the heck does Lou Lamoriello offer this kind of contract to Ilya Kovalchuk? In case anyone missed the biggest news in the NHL today, Kovalchuk finally made ...

Why the Rest of the Hockey World Is Wrong on the Koivu Signing

July 16th, 2010
As I browsed around various internet discussion boards and websites late Thursday, I can't say that I was surprised that everyone outside of the State of Hockey was claiming how "Koivu is now over-paid," "is over-rated," and "Koivu only received this type of money because he is the Wild's captain ...