Originally written on State of Hockey News  |  Last updated 12/17/11
For any of you TV trivia buffs out there, can you give me the name of the theme song to the hit TV show M*A*S*H?  No, its not called the M*A*S*H theme song, but one of the most depressing titles in music history; Suicide Is Painless by Johnny Mandel and Mike Altman.  The song choice is appropriate for the show that had a strong anti-war message as it plotted the difficult journey of a number of U.S. Army surgeons, nurses as they tried to repair the human casualties of the Korean War.  The sarcastic wit about life in the military and questioning the value of being in conflict was a constant theme.  Yet the lyrics could be somewhat descriptive of what the Minnesota Wild are going through as their team is starting to resemble a M*A*S*H unit of their own.  "The game of life is hard to play, I'm gonna lose it anyway, The losing card I'll someday lay, So this is all I have to say, That suicide is painless, It brings on many changes, and I can take or leave it if I please" as you can see t...
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