The Minnesota Wild today continued blowing up its underachieving franchise, sending former future-of-the-team Mikael Granlund to the Nashville Predators for winger Kevin Fiala.
The local fans, judging by the social media reaction, are none too thrilled with the trade, so it just seemed appropriate to get back to the basics of hockey — little kids learning to skate.
Also because it’s Monday and I just can’t talk about the weather anymore.
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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