Tag Archives: Minnesota Wild

Why We Love the Stanley Cup Bakeoffs (Game 7 Road Win Edition)

Last night was Game 7palooza in the first – no, best! – round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. And the visiting team won both games in the Western Conference tilts. Start with the Minnesota Wild skating uphill vs. the Colorado … Continue reading

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Why We Love the Stanley Cup Bakeoffs (Avalanche Wild Game 5 Overtime Edition)

So there were the Minnesota Wild – on the road, cruising to a 3-2 bruising of the Colorado Avalanche in Game 5 of their Western Conference first-round Stanley Cup series (tied at 2-2) – when this happened with 1:15 to … Continue reading

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Why We Love the Stanley Cup Bakeoffs: Yesterday Was 2/1/14

First, let’s stipulate that the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs is not only the Greatest Show on Ice, but the Greatest Show on Earth as well. Eight series. Three time zones. Puck around the clock. So to yesterday, … Continue reading

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Why We Love the Stanley Cup Bakeoffs (Triple Overtime Edition #1)

At 12:34 this morning the hardlyworking staff was standing in front of the kitchen TV and watching the Chicago Blackhawks and St. Louis Blues skate into the third overtime of their Western Conference first-round faceoff. Twenty-six seconds later, this happened: … Continue reading

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