Royce Lewis’ Grand Slam Success Is Absurdity At Its Finest
By Tony Abbott - Sep 5, 2023
A home run is the best possible outcome that can happen when a player comes to bat with the bases loaded. Or at least, in 99.999999977% of […]
Why Can’t the Twins Just Be Normal?
By Tony Abbott - Aug 14, 2023
The 2022 Minnesota Twins might have been the most frustrating team in franchise history, and not just because they underachieved. Plenty of Twins teams have been good […]
Who Needs Luis Arraez When You Have An Edouard Julien At Home?
By Tony Abbott - Jul 20, 2023
The well-scrutinized Luis Arraez-for-Pablo López trade might have been a necessary evil, but it feels evil nonetheless. It’s painful, and not just because Arraez has spent the […]
The Twins Have Reinvented the Terry Ryan Way For the Velocity Era
By Tony Abbott - Jun 4, 2023
We all know what a Minnesota Twins pitching staff looks like. A squad of dutiful strike-throwers who get the ball over the plate knowing that Walks Will […]
Calen Addison’s Trade Value Is In No-Man’s Land
By Tony Abbott - Apr 10, 2023
It’s not impossible to imagine a future where Calen Addison remains with the Minnesota Wild. But that future is becoming less favorable by the day, by the […]
What Gustav Nyquist’s Return Means For the Wild
By Tony Abbott - Apr 6, 2023
If you’re a big practice-head, you already know the news from yesterday’s Minnesota Wild practice. Folks, he’s back! If you were having a bad day now you’re […]
Nobody Believes In the Wild. What’s Up With That?
By Tony Abbott - Apr 4, 2023
Nobody Believes In Us is perhaps the most overused quote in sports. Teams are always looking for an extra edge to motivate themselves, and proving doubters wrong […]
There’s No Need For the Wild To Have A Goalie Controversy
By Tony Abbott - Apr 3, 2023
Around this time last year, Dean Evason inadvertently launched a goalie controversy that shaped the direction of the Minnesota Wild in 2022-23. After selecting Marc-Andre Fleury to […]
Is the “Gus Bus” Built For Playoff Success?
By Tony Abbott - Mar 29, 2023
There was a time when Filip Gustavsson looked like a mortal human and not a puck-stopping machine. It lasted for about a week, with two uncharacteristically poor […]
Matt Boldy Is Blossoming Into An Elite Volume Shooter
By Tony Abbott - Mar 23, 2023
The NHL has a miracle cure to heal any slumping player: Shooting more. 9 out of 10 Coaches recommend it! It’s very good advice. More shots not […]
Should There Be A Power Play Quarterback Controversy In Minnesota?
By Tony Abbott - Mar 19, 2023
Minnesota isn’t unfamiliar with the concept of a quarterback controversy. Case Keenum or Teddy Bridgewater? Christian Ponder or five other equally terrible options. Daunte Culpepper did what […]
Is Winning the Division Worth It For the Wild?
By Tony Abbott - Mar 18, 2023
Those banners in the Xcel Energy Center look a little lonely. The Minnesota Wild only have three things to celebrate throughout their near-quarter century of existence, or […]