BY THE NUMBERS
1 Combined playoff victories for the Twins, Vikings, Wolves and Wild since the Wild was eliminated from the NHL playoffs in the spring of 2008. The Vikings beat Dallas in the divisional playoffs following the 2009 NFL season.
2 Complete seasons without a playoff appearance, assuming the Twins don't rally this season. The 2010 Twins were the area's last playoff team.
7 Consecutive losing seasons by the Wolves, tying a franchise record.
8 Consecutive seasons without a playoff appearance by the Wolves, the NBA's longest such streak.
9 Vikings victories the past two seasons, the least since 1966-67.
12 Markets with all four pro sports. Of them, only the Twin Cities has failed to have a team reach the playoffs since the Twins last made it in 2010.
19 Months since a Twin Cities team made the playoffs.
21 Years since the last title, the 1991 Twins.