Minnesota Wild Head into the Stretch Run with a Difficult Road Ahead

March 5th, 2010 by Blake Benzel Leave a reply »

As the Wild’s 62nd game draws ever closer, the trade deadline has left the team’s fans with a stark reality.


It’s playoffs or bust for this team.


By not moving Owen Nolan or shopping assets such as Josh Harding and *cough*JamesSheppard*cough*, there is a distinct message that Chuck Fletcher is sending to his team and to its fans.


“I believe in this team and I believe that we can make the playoffs and advance in the playoffs.”


Whether or not this is a realistic statement is a debate for another time and, quite frankly, a blogger with much more energy to confront the topic than I have at th ...

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