At times hockey is a serious business. And at other times, Matt Cooke dumps a stick blade full of snow on your head.
Today wasn’t the first time the Lighthouse witnessed Cooke pull this prank, but the young Jonas Brodin was his latest victim.
There’s nothing quite like a fall Sunday; a day to unwind and watch a little football, maybe rake a few leaves.
Head Coach Mike Yeo was able to do just that yesterday, with a much-needed day off. But try and he might, his mind is never far from hockey.
It’s a big day across the State of Hockey. Sure the Flames are in town, but before you head over to Xcel Energy Center, mix in a little civic duty.
Over the course of 13 games this season, the Wild have seen three players leave the ice with injuries and ultimately miss several contests.
With a ghoulish fog settling in this Halloween morning, the Wild got in another tough, needed day of work.
As Head Coach Mike Yeo continued to treat the media with continued questions about his newly shaken up forward lines, he also had a few new tricks up his sleeves, moving things around on the power play units.
It only seems fitting that the State of Hockey can expect some flurries outside today, as it’s already a white out inside Xcel Energy Center.
Watch out Disneyland, the Happiest Place on Earth this morning may have been the Wild locker room.
Let’s just get this out of the way now: workhorse defenseman Ryan Suter will play in career game No. 600 tonight against, who else, the Nashville Predators — the same team with which he spent the first seven years of his career.
Sometimes, the best sort of medicine for curing disappointment is just hunkering down and putting in some hard work.
In a long practice Monday, that’s exactly what the Wild did. From working on odd-man rushes, to special teams and 3-on-3 zone drills, the Wild seemed to cover it all coming off an unsatisfactory road trip where it went 1-2-1.