Found September 27, 2013 on HockeyBuzz:
I think it important to leave a history of the negative and realistic thoughts, ideas, and takes I have rattling around my brain housing group about the Minnesota Wild as an organization from the top on down before this very important season for the franchise begins. I will always own my takes that melt away and are proven to be misplaced or off the mark. I will also pat myself on the back when I...
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