On the latest North Score podcast, Chris Hine and Michael Rand discuss the numbers that show how regular-season strengths have turned into playoff weaknesses for the Wolves and Wild. Listen at startribune.com and download on iTunes.
It's hockey season still for the Wild as it heads into Winnipeg for Game 5 (6:30 p.m., FSN) trailing 3-1 in the series. One more loss would mean golf season starts Saturday.
"It is so much fun to finally see a Twins team that can go toe to toe with a team like Cleveland matching starting pitching, relief pitching, strategy and power. Falvey and Levine and St. Peter and Pohlad — thank you!"
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"The best hockey player whose name sounds like what french detectives say to a person they think committed a crime? For me, it's gotta be 'jack hughes'."