Originally posted on State of Hockey News  |  Last updated 5/24/12
Not living in the Twin Cities anymore as I used to; I still have most of my friends and family living there and all they can talk about lately is all the rain.  In Minnesota, the weather is predictable in only one way; that its completely unpredictable.  You can have scorching heat one part of the week and then bitterly cold and frost by the end of it.  I've seen it happen where you have low 90's at the start and then finish the weak in the low 40's with a bone chilling wind.  It doesn't make any sense, but its what you come to expect living in the Midwest.  However, as the storms and rain made some Minnesota residents wonder if they were about to have a monsoon season they also breathed a collective sigh of relief at the news that Mikael Granlund had signed his 3-year entry level deal with the Wild.  It is a 3-year deal that will pay him $900,000 / season with a $90,000 signing bonus along with performance based incentives that could pay him another $1.1 million.  Not too shabby, a...
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