Whoa Nellie: Wild Not Contenders Yet
Some of you guys need to tap the breaks a little bit.
Is the Wild a better, more competitive team today than it was on July 3rd? Absolutely.
Should a return to the playoffs be a prediction for the 12-13 season (however and whenever it occurs)? Yes, I think that's more than fair.
Are they a Cup contender? Come on.
Now, that doesn't preclude them from being next season's LA Kings or New Jersey Devils because they could.
I'm just trying to be reasonable.
The glass half full (GHF) set will point to the 20-7-3 start last season and say that only injuries derailed what could easily have been a playoff berth. So net adding to that roster should put us
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