RULE: Indy 500 is Worth Watching; Here’s What You Need to Know
By Heather Rule - May 22, 2017
I’m not naïve about sports fans and where auto racing, specifically IndyCar, ranks compared to such pastimes as baseball, football or basketball. Sometimes I’ll forget to mention […]
RULE: ’06 Twins and 2016-17 Wild Provide Similar Empty Feelings
By Heather Rule - May 15, 2017
Apples and oranges be darned. It’s time to compare the 2006 Minnesota Twins and the 2016-17 Minnesota Wild. After the abrupt end to the Wild’s season, while […]
RULE: Wild on the Hook for Poor Starts, Not Getting the Puck Past Allen
By Heather Rule - May 8, 2017
There’s something to be said for fast starts when your backs are against the wall. The Edmonton Oilers proved that Sunday with a convincing 7-1 home victory […]
RULE: In Breaking Down Wild Aftermath, Remember More Than the Ending
By Heather Rule - Apr 24, 2017
It’s time to revise a statement in the wake of the Minnesota Wild’s first-round postseason exit, losing their series to the St. Louis Blues 4-1. A couple […]
GAME 5 POSTGAME: Wild Lose to Blues 4-3 in Overtime, are Eliminated from the Playoffs
By Heather Rule - Apr 22, 2017
Sam Ekstrom, Heather Rule and Tom Schreier break down the Wild’s loss to the Blues and offer their reactions to another season that ends in a playoff […]
Wild Get the Job Done in Game 4 With Backs Against the Wall
By Heather Rule - Apr 20, 2017
Traditionally, the Minnesota Wild have been known to turn it up a notch when their backs are against the wall. The evidence can be found in a […]
RULE: Rough Start to Game 3 Puts Wild in Elimination Game
By Heather Rule - Apr 17, 2017
It really should not have been surprising. The Wild have plagued themselves with slow starts to games many times before; why should Sunday’s Game 3 have been […]
Wild Just Can’t Bury Their Chances in OT Loss to Blues
By Heather Rule - Apr 13, 2017
When your own player’s stick keeps a puck from crossing the goal line to tie the game for you, a victory probably just isn’t in the cards. […]
RULE: With the Wild in the Playoffs, You Never Know What You’re Going to Get
By Heather Rule - Apr 10, 2017
One of the best things about sports is that no one can predict them. “That’s why they play the games,” is the common saying after a surprising […]
Big Picture: Wild Season Already a Success
By Heather Rule - Apr 3, 2017
It’s the final week of the regular season for the Wild. This is a season that should go down as a success, based on the play so […]
The Storm Has Not Passed for the Wild
By Heather Rule - Mar 27, 2017
It’s almost a copy/paste situation. For the fifth straight year, the Minnesota Wild will play in the NHL playoffs. For the fifth straight year, the Minnesota Wild […]
It Took A While, But The Wild Found Their Slide
By Heather Rule - Mar 20, 2017
Official permission to freak out is granted, Wild fans. Minnesota’s hockey team isn’t “sort of” in a slump. They’re in a tailspin headed for the bottom of […]