Recent content from Jim Souhan
The Vikings are the local champions of sports drama. And as Vikings history proves, "dramatic" is not synonymous with "successful."
Chuck Fletcher has much for which to answer, but most of his recent mistakes or misjudgments stemmed from managing an inflexible roster.
Since owner Craig Leipold spent about $200 million on two premier players, his team is 2-5 in playoff series and has not advanced beyond the second round.
Devan Dubnyk on Wednesday produced his first shutout since Dec. 20 and was the better goalie in part because of his controlled performance in a critical spot.
We watch sports to be surprised. Here are 10 ways the Wild belatedly can make this a competitive series and stop whining about "puck luck."
Treating Game 4 like Game 7 is one suggestion. Another is to realize what's happening is not working.
St. Louis' strategy has limited quality, not quantity chances.
Former Wild coach Mike Yeo is coaching the Blues this series almost as if he knows the Wild's flaws.
Sometimes in hockey shots are viewed as a sign of dominance. But, as Game 1 showed for the Wild, dominating puck possession and shot totals means nothing if you can't score.
The Wild entered the opening-round playoff series with the better goalie in Devan Dubnyk but St. Louis brought Jake Allen, the hotter goalie who was on full display in Game 1.