- Mikko Koivu and Devin Setoguchi will represent the Wild at the All Star Game.
- Nik Backstrom will start 60 games.
- PMB will miss 40 games.
- Star-Tribune hockey wonk Mike Russo will complain about having to go to Detroit.
- Dany Heatley will score 30 goals.
- Vancouver and Calgary will suck. (I'm really going out on a limb here)
- The Wild will finish 6th in the Western Conference.
- Giada will make more tasty pasta dishes while wearing low-cut shirts.
- Hart winner: Stamkos. Vezina: Rinne.
Ok, drop the puck already!