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08-14-2012, 04:54 PM
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Originally Posted by Sportserie View Post
Question... does anyone know of a good article that explains that exact epicness that exists given that we nabbed Parise and Suter? Sort of like how it all came together, their Minnesota ties and how everyone and their brother wanted them and so many laughed at our chances of getting one, let alone both?

I am trying to explain how huge this is to a friend that is not hockey informed at all and lives in a different country for that matter. Did Russo or anyone else write a great article summing up the situation? I sort of looked around now after the fact and have struck out so far. Thanks in advance if anyone has some links.
Russo's "72 Hours" article -

Ben Goessling's "How the deals got done" piece -

Blog: First Round Bust: A Cast of Thousands celebrating a rather dodgy track record of Minnesota Wild Drafting.

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