Home of the Minnesota Wild and the Xcel Energy Center, Saint Paul has been named the second best 'NHL City in America' by SmartAsset.com. Minnesota's top-ranked hockey fan base, combined with a high quality of life put the Capitol City near the top of the list. Pittsburgh, PA came in at number-one.
The Minnesota Wild (31-21-7) trailed the Dallas Stars (27-24-9) 1-0 after two periods last night before exploding for six goals in the third, en route to a 6-2 win at the Xcel Energy Center. The win propels the Wild into the last Western C
According to a story by Bleacher Report, Adrian Peterson has requested that the Minnesota Vikings trade him to the Dallas Cowboys. Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman reportedly has no interest in trading Peterson to any team. And Adrian felt 'uneasy' about playing in Minnesota before this? #NotGonnaHelp
24 year-old Joey Logano has become the second youngest driver to win the Daytona 500. Kevin Harvick finished 2nd, and Dale Earnhardt, Jr. finished 3rd. Denny Hamlin & Jimmie Johnson rounded out the top-five in a race that finished under caution. Pole-sitter Jeff Gordon led 87 laps and finished 33rd.
The St. Cloud State Huskies Men's Hockey team (15-14-1) completed the weekend sweep over fifth ranked Nebraska-Omaha (17-10-3) with a 2-0 win last night at the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center in St. Cloud. It was the first time Omaha had been swept this season.
Just two days before the biggest race of the season, NASCAR yesterday suspended driver Kurt Busch amid allegations of domestic violence. The Daytona 500 runs tomorrow in Florida. A Delaware judge said Busch likely choked and beat a former girlfriend. Busch is being represented by Adrian Peterson's attorney Rusty Hardin.
Devan Dubnyk earned his 5th shutout in the sixteen games he's been in the net for the Minnesota Wild (30-21-7), giving them a 4-0 win over the Edmonton Oilers (17-33-10) in Alberta. The Wild finish their three-game Canadian road trip with a 2-1 record.
Both the St. Cloud State Huskies (13-14-1) and the Minnesota Golden Gophers (17-9-3) men's hockey teams scored wins over conference opponents tonight. The Huskies skated to a 4-3 win over Nebraska-Omaha at the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center. Minnesota beat Penn State 2-1 on the road.
The Minnesota Timberwolves (12-42) defeated the visiting Phoenix Suns (29-26) 111-109 tonight at the Target Center in Minneapolis. In their first game following the All-Star break, the Wolves were led by Kevin Martin with 28 points. Andrew Wiggins added another 20.
Running back Adrian Peterson has told ESPN that he feels 'uneasy' about a return to Minnesota and playing for the Vikings. He says he didn't like how the fans & team turned on him during his troubles. Give me a break AP. Unfortunately, some thought whipping your kid was a bad thing.
Kevin Garnett is returning to the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Timberwolves sent Thad Young to the Brooklyn Nets in a trade this afternoon, just before the NBA's trade deadline. The Wolves drafted Garnett back in 1995, and he subsequently spent the next twelve years of his career in Minnesota.
Ok, I know I'm a biased Minnesota Vikings fan, and that Adrian Peterson has struggled through some tough times of late, but really? He's not among the top-ten running backs of all-time? Sorry, but gotta call bul#$^it.
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