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Minnesota Wild Talk 03 Jan 2017
Saw the sad news on the front page today, and while I won't dwell on how the owners let you guys down, I did want to drop by here and say...

Wild/Blue Jackets

Minnesota Wild Talk 02 Jan 2017
I would like to see the Wild win, obvs.  But honestly, I'm enjoying the fact that the Wild are one of two teams that are the talk of...

Article: 5MM: New Year's Showdown

Minnesota Wild Talk 31 Dec 2016
Mike, Nick, and Doubles rapped about the Wild's big showdown with the Blue Jackets.Mike, Nick, and Doubles talked about how the Wild buil...

Game Day: Isle-Wild

Minnesota Wild Talk 11 Jan 2017
Both the Wild and Islanders played on Tuesday.  Essentials:Wild 22-8-4 48 pts, 105 GF, 68 GA, Won 11, 2nd Central, 2nd West, 5th NHL...

LeBrun: Five Day Bye Week

Minnesota Wild Talk 30 Dec 2016
More love, and by love, I mean mention, from ESPN's Pierre LeBrun   Interesting stuff here from LeBrun.     Wild has their...

Hans Van Slooten


The MN Wild Zone Entry/Exit Project, Hubris Personified

Posted by hvs , 13 December 2014 · 2,065 views

The best laid schemes of mice and men
Go often askew,
And leaves us nothing but grief and pain,
For promised joy!
- "To a Mouse" by Robert Burns (1785)

At the beginning of this season, I had a plan to track all of the zone entries and exits for the Wild for the entire season and make that data available to the public. The idea was that it would improve...


MN Wild Zone Entries/Exits for October 9th, 2014

Posted by hvs , 21 October 2014 · 1,886 views
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Over the course of the 2014-15 season I plan on tracking the zone entries and exits for the Minnesota Wild and see if there is any useful/interesting information there. I will also be making this data available to the general public for use.

One interesting thing about the first game versus the Avalanche is that the Wild had 58 carry-ins to 37 dump-ins w...