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.
About the blogger
Bob Collins retired from Minnesota Public Radio in 2019 after 12 years of writing NewsCut and pointing out to complainants that posts weren’t news stories. A son of Massachusetts, he was a news editor 1992-1998, created the MPR News regional website in 1999, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day lamented that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.