from Michael Rand of RandBall at the Star Tribune, (Proprietor disclaimer: Again, this is very, very fake. Just so we’re clear).
The battle for the hearts and minds of Minnesota pro hockey fans came to an indeterminate conclusion with the current franchise declaring victory while the former franchise was left wondering why the new team decided to run a practice after the game.
The Minnesota North Stars reunited last night to play the Minnesota Wild in a much-anticipated matchup that many thought would never happen. In fact, many predicted it could not happen. Just as recently as last week University of Minnesota engineering professor Dr. Buzz Killjoy stated, “The laws of physics and well as our experience on this planet of the space-time continuum will prevent such a game from ever happening.”
Don’t tell that to the North Stars or the Wild, though. “Hockey isn’t about string theory or absolute versus relative time or even a consistent, logistical narrative,” said Wild coach Jac...