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bbfenatic last won the day on March 6 2017

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  1. Wild Regular Season 2017-18

    Good news is that a lot of teams chasing us in the West are stumbling down the stretch...IMO we are in unless a complete collapse, now a matter of who we play in the first round.
  2. Wild Regular Season 2017-18

    I just hope we have not become a one trick pony and we can get other lines going before playoff time or it will be difficult to compete. at a higher level. Where are Nino and Coyle and Ennis and Cullen, and Winnick, and Foligno, etc?
  3. Wild Regular Season 2017-18

    All the teams in the race made good moves and got stronger....going to be fun to see how it all unfolds...tought to bet against Pitt and TB. Hope the Wild can continue the hot streak and that nobody else gets a long term injury...peaking too ealry or just the right time? Also, that give and go between Spurg and Zucker was one of the better plays the Wild have had in a long time IMO...Zucker's maturity this year has been incredible....sure wish Fletch had not spent that foolish money on Koivu and locked up Zucker for at least 5 more yrs.
  4. Wild Regular Season 2017-18

    Winnipeg Jets...your 2018 Stanley Cup Champions. Poor Fletch....wishing he could...but can' his own past doings....ride it out and see what happens!
  5. Wild Regular Season 2017-18

    Nice win this afternoon on the road...things are getting interesting....need others to keep stumbling and we may not have to worry about a Wild Card.
  6. Wild Regular Season 2017-18

    Agree...this is a huge game...beating the 2 bottom dwellers at home against Chi and NYR has not proven much IMO...beat both Wash and Anaheim then we are on a roll. Really no reason to lose tonight....playing very well as a home...Dubs has been stellar. Other teams are stumbling a little so we have a chance to create more separation.
  7. Wild Regular Season 2017-18

    No...he's good but not that good....tending is only part of the problem. Q has lost the team IMO.
  8. Wild Regular Season 2017-18

    Agree BHawks are terrible and saw those same is just the cost of success IMO. 3 cups in the last 8 yrs tough to keep the group together, lower draft choices, CAP space issues, aging stars...give them a few yrs they'll be back on top...and I do appreciate their passion for the game.
  9. Wild Regular Season 2017-18

    Today's daily projections from The Atheletic have us making it in the 8th spot...projections consider all upcoming schedules for all teams...but does not consider any projected injuries of course. We should go on a good run here with a bunch of home games and a very favorable Feb schedule the rest of the way. Time to make the climb cuz it gets tough towards the end of the season. Minor move today to pick up a Dman and clear some space for Greenway possibly joining
  10. Wild Regular Season 2017-18

    Agree is going to be a crazy finish for both dealine less than a month away and those that think they can will pull the trigger...those that don't or cannot afford to won't...but there will be movement soon IMO. I see Preds already talked Fisher into coming out of retirement for the stretch run.
  11. Wild Regular Season 2017-18

    Nice road win against a decent team...good to see Coyle get back on the board and Zach's SO goal was sweet too. Start of something or just another mirage?
  12. Wild Regular Season 2017-18

    You finally nailed it there Bear
  13. Wild Regular Season 2017-18

    Bear that's where you and I (and 100% of NHL Players, Coaches, Owners) disagree, we want a Cup win and you want a good reg season record. MN N Stars went to a Stanley Cup final and the Wild have made it to the quarters a couple times I believe so last year was not even close to the best season in MN hockey history. Reg Season means NOTHING! They could make the playoffs this year...lots of hockey left to be played and lots of teams closely fighting for spots at the moment which makes it interesting.
  14. Wild Regular Season 2017-18

    I am not a big Football guy but feel sorry for those folks as well. IMO if you are just wanting to watch some good hockey with no desire to Win the cup then you are just a casual Fan and that is all good....but I see it all starts with Hope. As far as the crazy talk this is a quote directly from Liepold out of the Pioneer Press at the start of this season “Anything short of winning the Stanley Cup would be a disappointment,” Leipold said. So my guess is he's getting impatient too, he wants to bring a Cup to MN, he sees we have not been improving, and IMO he's setting the table to give Fletch his walking papers if in fact we don't make a deep run this year.
  15. Wild Regular Season 2017-18

    I agree Bear...last yr was OK but not the improvement needed...and it is doom and gloom if you consider our accomplishments over the last 7/8 years and the horrendous cap space situation we are in...I will go out on a limb and say that Leo will stick to his word and consider "anything short of a Cup win this year as a failure" and I 100% agree with that statement and hopefully Fletch will be gone. Personally I would hope they would keep BB as I think he is as good or better a coach as we could find. I would also bet as dismal as Bhawks are playing this season....they will win their 7th Cup before MN win's their 1st.