Found December 15, 2011 on Kukla's Korner:
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What a good call by Versus (becoming NBC Sports on January 2nd, if you haven’t seen that a MILLION times, ha ha) matching up the number one (Wild) and two (Hawks) Western Conference teams. The Wild also led the NHL in total points prior to the game. It would be Ray Emery (6-1-2) to make his 3rd consecutive start in the net against Nik Backstrom (11-6-2). Two solid goalies, two teams playing well this year. For the Hawks, to note, Ben Smith was sent back to Rockford and Brian Bickell dressed. Big John Scott played 3rd shift “D” alongside Montador, in the ever evolving and revolving # 3 match ups. Viktor Stalberg again (I don’t get it) started with Toews and Kane on the first line. In the 1st period, the Hawks could have pulled Emery for the first 17 minutes for the extra attacker. The Wild did not have a shot on goal until the 2:59 mark, much to the sarcastic cheers of the Minnesota faithful. Both teams played very tentative for the entire period. There were no Power Plays for eithe...
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