Found December 07, 2011 on State of Hockey News:
Ever been told by one of your friends that the book is so much better than the movie?  As a person who has Bachelor's degree history, this is something many of my colleagues often told me.  In recent years I've decided to investigate it for myself.  Maybe its just me, but I had a hard time believing a book could be more entertaining than a movie.  Sure, the movie has to be well done but if you get a marquee cast that shouldn't be too difficult right?  Although I have to admit it, I've attemtped this in reverse where I watch the film and then read the book and see if it is just as good (or better) than the film.  The first movie I attempted this with was 2005 (book) Public Enemies after I had watched the film starring Johnny Depp in 2009.  Ryan Burrough's book was absolutely outstanding and went a lot farther than the film, and I'd recommend it to anyone who wants to know the whole story on the crime spree that captivated America back in 1930.  Yet it doesn...

Wild place Setoguchi on injured list

ST. PAUL, Minn. The Minnesota Wild lost forward Devin Setoguchi early in Tuesday night's win against San Jose, and on Thursday they lost him to the injured list. Setoguchi, 24, who suffered what appeared to be a right leg injury, has scored eight goals with five assists in 28 games this season. He came to the Wild in a draft night trade and is one of five Minnesota players...

Harding feeling better; Setoguchi not as much

SAN JOSE, Calif Josh Harding's injury 2 minutes into the Minnesota Wild's Tuesday night victory against the San Jose Sharks allowed emergency goalie Matt Hackett to enter the game and pick up a win, but it sounds like Harding could be back to work soon. Harding appeared to suffer a neck injury 11 seconds after allowing a goal in the first minute of play. He was hit in the...

Wild place RW Setoguchi on IR

The Minnesota Wild have placed right wing Devin Setoguchi on injured reserve. Setoguchi sat out practice Wednesday and was wearing a soft case on his right leg. He played less than three minutes in Tuesday's game against San Jose before exiting with the injury The Wild recalled left wing Jeff Taffe from the AHL to take Setoguchi's roster spot. Taffe was a 2000 first-round...

Wild recalls former Gopher Jeff Taffe; Setoguchi to miss at least 3 games

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Hackett comes up big in relief in 2-1 road win for the Wild over the Sharks

I love the History Channel show Pawn Stars.  The eclectic pawn shop located in Las Vegas, Nevada has turned into its own tourist destination and the according to Rick Harrison, the shop's owner, business has never been better.  With a lagging economy I think just about everyone is thinking of other ways to try to supplement their income.  I have no doubt that the show has...

Wild place Setoguchi on IR

The Minnesota Wild have placed forward Devin Setoguchi on injured reserve because of a lower body injury.

Puck Daddy chats with Minnesota’s Kyle Brodziak about underestimating Wild, being a perfectionist and Heatley’s turtleneck

Kyle Brodziak doesn't watch a lot of episodic television when the Minnesota Wild are traveling, but one show has hooked him: "Gold Rush Alaska" on the Discovery Channel. "I started watching it with my wife last year," he said. "You just want them to do so good, and it seems like everything goes wrong. But you hope in the end they do well." It&...

Wild-Kings Preview

The Minnesota Wild haven't won six in a row in nearly five years, and they've never won six straight on the road. They can accomplish both of those feats Thursday night in Los Angeles, where they were dominated by the Kings last month. Minnesota (18-7-3) leads the NHL with 39 points and is on its third five-game winning streak of the season after posting a 2-1 victory in...

Wild Fantasy Challenge Starts Saturday

If the Minnesota Wild winning games just isn't enough for you, and you must have that Fantasy Hockey fix, is proud to unveil the Wild Fantasy Challenge powered by HotBox Sports. The Wild Fantasy Challenge offers a bit of a twist f...

Minnesota Wild (18-7-3) at Los Angeles Kings (13-10-4), 10:30 p.m. (ET)

The Minnesota Wild have won five straight road games since their last loss as the visitor, a 5-2 defeat at the hands of the Los Angeles Kings back on Nov. 12.
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