Following the mid-season firing of Mike Yeo by the Minnesota Wild Sunday night -- Iowa Wild head coach John Torchetti has had to make a quick adjustment to the NHL for tonight's game at Vancouver, but rest assured; tonight is not Torchett's first rodeo behind the NHL bench.
The Minnesota Wild have fired head coach Mike Yeo following the team's eighth straight loss yesterday afternoon. In the midst of his fifth season with the Wild, Yeo rung up a 173-132-44 record with the team. John Torchetti, coach of the AHL Iowa Wild, has been named the interim head coach.
The Minnesota Wild (21-22-10) have now gone eight straight games without a win -- falling this afternoon 4-2 to the visiting Boston Bruins (30-19-6) at the Xcel Energy Center. The Wild have now lost 13 of their last 14, including eight straight at home.
The Minnesota Vikings have announced their 2016 opponents, although the specific dates haven't been set yet. The Vikings' schedule is the 18th toughest in the NFL according to the 2015 record of their opponents (125-131).
The Minnesota WIld lost 4-3 at home against Washington last night. Alex Ovechkin scored 3 goals in the 2nd period for Washington. Minnesota got goals from Charlie Coyle, Ryan Suter and Mikhael Granlund. Suter's goal was on a power play in the 3rd period.
Who's ready for some baseball? I've got my home opener tickets for April 11th against the Chicago White Sox. Opening Day in baseball is as good as any other holiday in the year to me. It's my celebration of the first day of Spring. See you there.
The Apollo Eagles (22-2) earned the top seed in the Section 6A boys hockey tournament Wednesday. The Eagles will face the winner of the #8 River Lakes and #9 Wadena-Deer Creek game (played on Saturday) on Tuesday at the MAC in St. Cloud at 7:30.
Just as the dust settles from Super Bowl 50 in San Francisco, Las Vegas odds-makers have rolled out the early odds for Super Bowl 51 next year in Houston -- and the Minnesota Vikings are among the top group of teams, installed at 20 to 1 to win it all in 2017.
The number-crunchers at SmartAsset.com took on the task of ranking the best hockey towns in America, and when all the math was done it turned out that three of the Top-10 puck-a-licious cities -- including St. Cloud -- are appropriately right here in the State of Hockey. Here's the list:
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