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FIFA should pick the best referees for the World Cup and not limit its list to one per nation, according to coaching great Guus Hiddink.
While it may have been an uneventful day for the Wild, it wasn't for Minnesotans Casey Mittelstadt, Ryan Poehling and Jake Oettinger. Mittelstadt, the Minnesota Mr. Hockey from Eden Prairie, was drafted eighth by the Buffalo Sabres. And then Lakeville pals Poehling and Oettinger went back-to-back late in the first round.
The Wild coach is excited to work with his old player and fellow coach again.
Germany coach Joachim Loew says he has offered Leon Goretzka advice on his club future as the midfielder is linked with a move away from Schalke.
Perhaps keeping the ball on the ground should be the order from air traffic control rather than coaches in this southern Russian coastal resort.