Originally posted on State of Hockey News  |  Last updated 5/12/13
"He said, Son I've made a life, out of readin' people's faces, and knowin' what the cards are by the way they held their eyes, so if you don't mind me saying, I can see you're out of aces, for a taste of your whiskey, I'll give you some advice.  So I handed him my bottle, and he drank down my last swallow, bummed a cigarette and asked me for a light, and the night got deathly quiet, his face lost all expression and he began to speak.  He said if you're going to play the game boy, you've got to learn to play it right.  You gotta know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em, know when to walk away, and know when to run.  You never count your money, when you're sittin' at the table they'll be time enough for countin', when the dealin's done," are the lyrics to famous country ballad the Gambler by Kenny Rogers.  I loved that song as a kid and I still like it.  I think you can apply it to two key figures of the Minnesota Wild; Head Coach Mike Yeo and General Manager Chuck Fletcher whose ...
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