Every now and again, a new player comes into the power ranking game. Usually it is another of the networks or websites that cover the NHL deciding it is either time to get back in the game, or it is that we just found them. This time, we're not quite sure which it is. Either way, FSN analyst Kevin Gorg throws his hat in the ring, putting the Wild in as the 14th best team in the league.
What he had to say does not really give us a reason as to why he feels they are 14th, but here are his thoughts:
Young blueliners Stoner and Scandella have filled in nicely and Jose Theodore on a sweet 4-1 run with key road wins in Boston and Pittsburgh.