Posts Tagged ‘ Minnesota Wild ’

Monday Edition

Here are four Monday topics for you to start the week


Nice environment in the State of Hockey on Sunday

First Quarter: MLB

1. Closer to spring training game!
2. Grapefruit League = Florida
3. Cactus League = Arizona
4. Donny baseball bans facial hair in Miami!

Second Quarter: NBA

1. NBA scoreboard
2. 4Q Monday Viewing Choice: Pacers (30-25) @ Heat (31-24), 6:30 pm
3. East top 8 – CLE (40-14), TOR (36-18), BOS (33-24), MIA (31-24), IND (30-25), ATL (31-26), CHA (29-26), CHI (29-26)
4. West top 8 – GWS (49-5), SAS (47-9), OKC (40-16), LAC (36-19), MEM (32-23), DAL (30-27), POR (29-27), HOU (28-28)

Third Quarter: NHL

1. NHL scoreboard
2. 4Q Monday Viewing Choice:
3. East top 8 – WSH (90 pts), FLA (75), NYR (74), TBL (70), BOS (70), NYI (69), DET (69), PIT (68)
4. West top 8 – CHI (81 pts), DAL (80), STL (79), LAK (72), ANA (70), SJS (67), COL (66), NSH (65)

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1. Media Circus: MMA roundtable
2. Daytona 500
3. Copa America draw
4. Jonah Keri the 30

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2016 Posts: 38

Monday Edition

Here are four Monday topics for you to start the week


The MVP and retiring star.

First Quarter: MLB

1. Spring training is near
2. Grapefruit League = Florida
3. Cactus League = Arizona
4. What are you looking forward to this spring?

Second Quarter: NBA

1. NBA scoreboard
2. 4Q Monday Viewing Choice: All-Star Break
3. East top 8 – CLE (38-14), TOR (35-17), BOS (32-23), ATL (31-24), MIA (29-24), IND (28-25), CHI (27-25), CHA (27-26)
4. West top 8 – GWS (48-4), SAS (45-8), OKC (40-14), LAC (35-18), MEM (31-22), DAL (29-26), POR (27-27), UTA (26-26)

Third Quarter: NHL

1. NHL scoreboard
2. 4Q Monday Viewing Choice: Stars (36-15-5, 77 pts) @ Predators (26-21-9, 61 pts), 7 pm
3. East top 8 – WSH (84 pts), NYR (70), FLA (70), DET (67), BOS (66), NJD (65), NYI (64), TBL (64)
4. West top 8 – DAL (77 pts), CHI (77 pts), STL (73), LAK (69), SJS (63), ANA (62), COL (62), NSH (61)

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1. Media Circus: Holly Rowe’s cancer
2. Wild part ways with their coach
3. New CBB number one?
4. Von Miller continues to dig at Cam Newton

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2016 Posts: 33

Thursday w/ 4Quarters

Almost done with the week here are four Thursday topics for you


Toronto continues to climb in the standings

First Quarter: MLB

1. MLB scoreboard and MiLB scoreboard
2. Diamondbacks (52-54) @ Nationals (55-51), 3:05 pm
3. Twins (54-53) @ Blue Jays (57-52), 6:07 pm
4. Giants (59-48) @ Cubs (58-48), 7:05 pm

Second Quarter: Out of Season Sports

1. NBA – Utah Jazz rookie might’ve torn his ACL overseas
2. NHL – Wild made sure to get a Stadium Series game
3. NFL – Dan Wetzel sweeps the leg
4. CFB – Matt Hinton on the SEC stress test

Third Quarter: Soccer

1. MLS scores
2. USWNT celebration tour kicks off soon
3. Midweek soccer continues for MLS teams as they face central American foes
4. 4Q EPL Top 4 Predictions – 1. Chelsea 2. Manchester City 3. Liverpool 4. Manchester United

Fourth Quarter: Thursday Links

1. Challenges for golf at the Rio games remain
2. Las Vegas plus Quebec clear the next step
3. Doug Flutie to replace Mike Mayock on NBC’s ND broadcast
4. Premier League plans to capture American audiences

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2015 Posts: 152

Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links


Jordan Leopold’s daughter  wrote the Minnesota Wild a letter about trading for her dad.

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Another injury for the Bulls
3) NHL scoreboard
4) Trade deadline rundown 

Second Quarter: College Basketball

1) Men’s/Women’s scoreboards
2) Forde Minutes: March narratives
3) Jerry Palm on today’s bubble watch
4) Conference tournament schedule

Third Quarter: NFL

1) The 49ers post-Harbaugh
2) Who got tagged yesterday
3) Chargers fans back new stadium
4) Hernandez trial day 18

Fourth Quarter: Links

1) Richard Deitsch – Q&A with ESPN Audio
2) Nice story from the NHL trade deadline
3) Cubs and Kris Bryant
4) Seven cities bidding for future CFP title games

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2015 Posts: 43

4Quarters: 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs Predictions Sure to go Wrong


The quest for the cup starts tonight, here’s what I see happening (or will get wrong)

Another spring and another quest for Lord Stanley’s Cup revs up, which means it’s time to make Stanley Cup Predictions Sure to go Wrong! New format this season with a change in divisions the top three teams and two wild cards from each conference make the playoffs.

Eastern Conference –

First Round:
A1 Boston Bruins v. W2 Detroit Red Wings, Bruins in Seven
A2 Tampa Bay Lightning v. A3 Montreal Canadians, Canadians in Six

M1 Pittsburgh Penguins v. W1 Columbus Blue Jackets, Penguins in Five
M2 New York Rangers v. M3 Philadelphia Flyers, Rangers in Seven

Second Round:
Boston Bruins v. Montreal Canadians, Bruins in Six
Pittsburgh Penguins v. New York Rangers, Rangers in Seven

Conference Finals:
Boston Bruins v. New York Rangers, Bruins in Five

Western Conference –

First Round:
C1 Colorado Avalanche v. W1 Minnesota Wild, Wild in Six
C2 St. Louis Blues v. C3 Chicago Blackhawks, Blackhawks in Five

P1 Anaheim Ducks v. W2 Dallas Stars, Ducks in Four
P2 San Jose Sharks v. P3 Los Angeles Kings, Kings in Seven

Second Round:
Chicago Blackhawks v. Minnesota Wild, Blackhawks in Six
Anaheim Ducks v. Los Angeles Kings, Kings in Five

Conference Finals:
Chicago Blackhawks v. Los Angeles Kings, Kings in Six

Stanley Cup Finals –

Boston Bruins v. Los Angeles Kings, Kings in Seven

KEY – A = Atlantic, M = Metropolitan, C = Central, P = Pacific, W = Wildcard

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2014 Posts: 77

Monday Edition

Here are you four Monday topics for you to start the week

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Ron Burgandy and Tim Horton’s in Winnipeg for curling.

First Quarter: NBA/NHL 4Q Games of the Night

1. NBA scoreboard
2. 4Q Game of the Night: Indiana Pacers (16-1) @ Portland Trailblazers (14-3), 9 pm
3. NHL scoreboard
4. 4Q Game of the Night: Philadelphia Flyers (12-12-2, 26 pts) @ Minnesota Wild (15-8-5, 35 pts), 7 pm/NBCSN

Second Quarter: NFL

1. Monday Night Football: New Orleans Saints (9-2) @ Seattle Seahawks (10-1), 7:40 pm/ESPN
2. Tonight’s game will go a long way for NFC home field advantage
3. If the AFC Playoff’s started today: Denver (10-2), New England (9-3), Indianapolis (8-4), Cincinnati (8-4), Kansas City (9-3), Baltimore (6-6)
4. If the NFC Playoff’s started today: Seattle (10-1), New Orleans (9-2), Detroit (7-5), Dallas (7-5), Carolina (9-3), San Francisco (8-4)

Third Quarter: 4Q College Football Top 14

1. Florida State (12-0, 8-0 ACC) – LW1
2. Northern Illinois (12-0, 8-0 MAC) – LW3
3. Ohio State (12-0, 8-0 B1G) – LW4
4. Auburn (11-1, 7-1 SEC) – LW5
5. Missouri (11-1, 7-1 SEC) – LW7
6. Alabama (11-1, 7-1 SEC) – LW2
7. Michigan State (11-1, 8-0 B1G) – LW8
8. UCF (10-1, 7-0 AAC) – LW9
9. Oklahoma State (10-1, 7-1 Big XII) – LW9
10. North Dakota State (11-0, 8-0 MVC) – LW12
11. Baylor (10-1, 7-1 Big XII) – LW13
12. Duke (10-2, 6-2 ACC) – LWNR
13. Louisville (10-1, 6-1 AAC) – LW14
14. Fresno State (10-1, 7-1 MWC) – LW6

Dropping Out: Clemson (10-2, 7-1 ACC) – LW11

BcS Rankings Week 7

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1. Monday’s MMQB and CFB Overtime
2. Media Circus
3. Ron Burgandy in Canada for curling
4. NCAA D1 Volleyball Bracket/DII, Playoffs – FCS, DII, DIII

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See you tomorrow! Photo from Getty Images

2013 Posts: 274

Monday Edition

Here are you four Monday topics for you to start the week


This was one of the bad things that happened at Arrowhead for Chiefs fans yesterday. Photo by the Kansas City Star

First Quarter: NBA/NHL 4Q Games of the Night

1. NBA scoreboard
2. 4Q Game of the Night: Minnesota Timberwolves (8-7) @ Indiana Pacers (12-1), 6 pm
3. NHL scoreboard
4. 4Q Game of the Night: Minnesota Wild (15-5-4, 30 pts) @ St. Louis Blues (16-3-3, 35 pts), 7 pm/NBCSN

Second Quarter: NFL

1. Monday Night Football: San Francisco 49ers (6-4) @ Washington ________ (3-7), 7:40 pm/ESPN
2. Green Bay and Minnesota tied yesterday, so there’s that
3. If the AFC Playoff’s started today: Denver (9-2), New England (8-3), Indianapolis (7-4), Cincinnati (7-4), Kansas City (9-2), Tennessee (5-6)
4. If the NFC Playoff’s started today: Seattle (10-1), New Orleans (9-2), Detroit (6-5), Dallas (6-5), Carolina (8-3), Arizona (7-4)

Third Quarter: 4Q College Football Top 14

1. Florida State (11-0, 8-0 ACC) – LW1
2. Alabama (11-0, 7-0 SEC) – LW3
3. Northern Illinois (11-0, 7-0 MAC) – LW4
4. Ohio State (11-0, 7-0 B1G) – LW5
5. Auburn (10-1, 6-1 SEC) – LW7
6. Fresno State (10-0, 7-0 MWC) – LW8
7. Missouri (10-1, 6-1 SEC) – LW9
8. Michigan State (10-1, 7-0 B1G) – LW11
9. UCF (9-1, 6-0 AAC) – LW10
10. Oklahoma State (10-1, 7-1 Big XII) – LW14
11. Clemson (10-1, 7-1 ACC) – LW13
12. North Dakota State (11-0, 8-0 MVC) – LW12
13. Baylor (9-1, 6-1 Big XII) – LW2
14. Louisville (10-1, 6-1 AAC) – LWNR

Dropping Out: Oregon (9-2, 6-2 PAC-12) – LW6

BcS Rankings Week 6

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1. Monday’s MMQB and CFB Overtime
2. Media Circus
3. Royals have new alternate jerseys for road games in 2014
4. IS ESPN hurting B1G teams in the polls? And on the Mark Rivalry Edition

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2013 Posts: 271

2013 NHL Predictions Sure to go Wrong


Will Chicago make it three Stanley Cup championships in four seasons? Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

Tonight the 2013-14 NHL season begins with the Chicago Blackhawks raising another banner (second in three seasons) and trying to defend their title. As per the start of a season I like to throw out predictions that likely will be wrong and make public for people to remind me later.

* = Playoff Team

Eastern Conference –

Atlantic Division: 1 Boston Bruins* 2 Detroit Red Wings* 3 Ottawa Senators* 4 Montreal Canadians* 5 Toronto Maple Leafs* 6 Florida Panthers 7 Tampa Bay Lightning 8 Buffalo Sabres

Metropolitan Division: 1 Philadelphia Flyers* 2 Pittsburgh Penguins* 3 New York Rangers* 4 Washington Capitals 5 Carolina Hurricanes 6 New Jersey Devils 7 New York Islanders 8 Columbus Blue Jackets

Western Conference –

Central: 1 Chicago Blackhawks* 2 Minnesota Wild* 3 St. Louis Blues* 4 Nashville Predators* 5 Winnipeg Jets* 6 Dallas Stars 7 Colorado Avalanche

Pacific Division: 1 Los Angeles Kings* 2 Anaheim Ducks* 3 San Jose Sharks* 4 Phoenix Coyotes 5 Edmonton Oilers 6 Vancouver Canucks 7 Calgary Flames

Stanley Cup Playoffs

Eastern Conference Playoffs –

First Round: 1 Boston Bruins over 8 Toronto Maple Leafs, 2 Philadelphia Flyers over 7 New York Rangers, 3 Detroit Red Wings over 6 Montreal Canadians, 4 Ottawa Senators over 5 Pittsburgh Penguins

Second Round: 1 Boston Bruins over 4 Ottawa Senators, 3 Detroit Red Wings over Philadelphia Flyers

Conference Finals: 1 Boston Bruins over 3 Detroit Red Wings

Western Conference Playoffs –

First Round: 1 Chicago Blackhawks over 8 Winnipeg Jets, 2 Los Angeles Kings over 7 Nashville Predators, 3 Anaheim Ducks over 6 St. Louis Blues, 5 San Jose Sharks over 4 Minnesota Wild

Second Round: 1 Chicago Blackhawks over 5 San Jose Sharks, 3 Anaheim Ducks over 2 Los Angeles Kings

Conference Finals: 1 Chicago Blackhawks over 3 Anaheim Ducks

Stanley Cup Finals –

Boston Bruins over Chicago Blackhawks in seven games

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2013 Posts: 229

2013 Stanley Cup Playoff Results: 1st Round

After each round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs I’ll keep you up to date on how things turned out, with the completion of the opening round last night here you go.


Boston moved on in seven games and will play original six rival New York in the next round. Photo by Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

Eastern Conference – First Round

1 Pittsburgh Penguins v. 8 New York Islanders
Game 1 (May 1): Islanders 0 @ Penguins 5, PIT 1-0
Game 2 (May 3): Islanders 4 @ Penguins 3, Series Tied 1-1
Game 3 (May 5): Penguins 5 @ Islanders 4 F/OT, PIT 2-1
Game 4 (May 7): Penguins 4 @ Islanders 6, Series Tied 2-2
Game 5 (May 9): Islanders 0 @ Penguins 4, PIT 3-2
Game 6 (May 11): Penguins 4 @ Islanders 3 F/OT, PIT 4-2 – Win Series

2 Montreal Canadians v. 7 Ottawa Senators
Game 1 (May 2): Senators 4 @ Canadians 2, OTT 1-0
Game 2 (May 3): Senators 1 @ Canadians 3, Series Tied 1-1
Game 3 (May 5): Canadians 1 @ Senators 6, OTT 2-1
Game 4 (May 7): Canadians 2 @ Senators 3 F/OT, OTT 3-1
Game 5 (May 9): Senators 6 @ Canadians 1, OTT 4-1 – Win Series

3 Washington Capitals v. 6 New York Rangers
Game 1 (May 2): Rangers 1 @ Capitals 3, WSH 1-0
Game 2 (May 4): Rangers 0 @ Capitals 1 F/OT, WSH 2-0
Game 3 (May 6): Capitals 3 @ Rangers 4, WSH 2-1
Game 4 (May 8): Capitals 3 @ Rangers 4, Series Tied 2-2
Game 5 (May 10): Rangers 1 @ Capitals 2 F/OT, WSH 3-2
Game 6 (May 12): Capitals 0 @ Rangers 1, Series Tied 3-3
Game 7 (May 13): Rangers 5 @ Capitals 0, NYR 4-3 – Win Series

4 Boston Bruins v. 5 Toronto Maple Leafs
Game 1 (May 1): Maple Leafs 1 @ Bruins 4, BOS 1-0
Game 2 (May 4): Maple Leafs 4 @ Bruins 2, Series Tied 1-1
Game 3 (May 6): Bruins 5 @ Maple Leafs 2, BOS 2-1
Game 4 (May 8): Bruins 4 @ Maple Leafs 3 F/OT, BOS 3-1
Game 5 (May 10): Maple Leafs 2 @ Bruins 1, BOS 3-2
Game 6 (May 12): Bruins 1 @ Maple Leafs 2, Series Tied 3-3
Game 7 (May 13): Maple Leafs 4 @ Bruins 5 F/OT, BOS 4-3 – Win Series

Western Conference – First Round

1 Chicago Blackhawks v. 8 Minnesota Wild
Game 1 (April 30): Wild 1 @ Blackhawks 2 F/OT, CHI 1-0
Game 2 (May 3): Wild 2 @ Blackhawks 5, CHI 2-0
Game 3 (May 5): Blackhawks 2 @ Wild 3 F/OT, CHI 2-1
Game 4 (May 7): Blackhawks 3 @ Wild 0, CHI 3-1
Game 5 (May 9): Wild 1 @ Blackhawks 5, CHI 4-1 – Win Series

2 Anaheim Ducks v. 7 Detroit Red Wings
Game 1 (April 30): Red Wings 1 @ Ducks 3, ANA 1-0
Game 2 (May 2): Red Wings 5 @ Ducks 4 F/OT, Series Tied 1-1
Game 3 (May 4): Ducks 4 @ Red Wings 0, ANA 2-1
Game 4 (May 6): Ducks 2 @ Red Wings 3 F/OT, Series Tied 2-2
Game 5 (May 8): Red Wings 2 @ Ducks 3 F/OT, ANA 3-2
Game 6 (May 10): Ducks 3 @ Red Wings 4 F/OT, Series Tied 3-3
Game 7 (May 12): Red Wings 3 @ Ducks 2, DET 4-2 – Win Series

3 Vancouver Canucks v. 6 San Jose Sharks
Game 1 (May 1): Sharks 3 @ Canucks 1, SJS 1-0
Game 2 (May 3): Sharks 3 @ Canucks 2 F/OT, SJS 2-0
Game 3 (May 5): Canucks 2 @ Sharks 5, SJS 3-0
Game 4 (May 7): Canucks 3 @ Sharks 4 F/OT, SJS 4-0 – Win Series

4 St. Louis Blues v. 5 Los Angeles Kings
Game 1 (April 30): Kings 1 @ Blues 2 F/OT, STL 1-0
Game 2 (May 2): Kings 1 @ Blues 2, STL 2-0
Game 3 (May 4): Blues 0 @ Kings 1, STL 2-1
Game 4 (May 6): Blues 3 @ Kings 4, Series Tied 2-2
Game 5 (May 8): Kings 3 @ Blues 2 F/OT, LAK 3-2
Game 6 (May 10): Blues 1 @ Kings 2, LAK 4-2 – Win Series

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2013 Posts: 133

Thursday w/ 4Quarters

Almost done with the week here are four Thursday topics for you


Oh Heat fans. Photo by the AP

First Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) New York Yankees (19-13)/CC Sabathia (4-3, 3.31) @ Colorado Rockies (19-14)/J. Francis (1-2, 7.27), 2:10 pm
3) Detroit Tigers (19-12)/D. Fister (4-0, 2.48) @ Washington Nationals (18-15)/D. Haren (3-3, 5.01), 3:05 pm
4) Kansas City Royals (17-13)/J. Guthrie (4-0, 2.40) @ Baltimore Orioles (21-13)/F. Garcia (0-0, 2.70), 6:05 pm

Second Quarter: NBA Playoffs

1) NBA scoreboard
2) No games on Thursday night which yes is odd
3) All four series are tied at 1-1
4) Last night the Heat and Warriors won

Third Quarter: NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

1) NHL scoreboard
2) New York Islanders @ Pittsburgh Penguins, 6 pm/NBC Sports Network – Series Tied 2-2
3) Ottawa Senators @ Montreal Canadians, 6 pm/CNBC – OTT 3-1
4) Minnesota Wild @ Chicago Blackhawks, 8:30 pm/NBC Sports Network – CHI 3-1

Fourth Quarter: Thursday Links

1) Grantland.com – The Tim Brando Variety show
2) YahooSports.com – Yahoo Sports Minute with Elisha Cuthbert
3) YouTube.com – NHL ’14 cover vote and Mike Fisher has a message
4) SB Nation.com – The now famous or infamous Miami Heat fan, oh and check out her background 

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2013 Posts: 129