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01-30-2013, 06:04 PM
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Teams within 1000mi:

CHI - 398mi (6hr drive)
WPG - 467mi (7hr drive)
STL - 529mi (8.5hr drive)
DET - 679mi (10.5hr drive)
CBJ - 754mi (11.5hr drive)
PIT - 858mi (13hr drive)
NSH - 872mi (13hr drive)
TOR - 918mi (14hr drive)
COL - 919mi (13hr drive)
BUF - 932mi (14.5hr drive)
DAL - 994mi (14hr drive)

To be fair, though, Winnipeg would probably be the closest in terms of driving time if not for (a) the border crossing and (b) low speed limits on Canadian roads.
8 teams from 4 different divisions are closer drives than the nearest NW team? That is ridiculous.

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01-30-2013, 06:15 PM
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Teams within 1000mi:

CHI - 398mi (6hr drive)
WPG - 467mi (7hr drive)
STL - 529mi (8.5hr drive)
DET - 679mi (10.5hr drive)
CBJ - 754mi (11.5hr drive)
PIT - 858mi (13hr drive)
NSH - 872mi (13hr drive)
TOR - 918mi (14hr drive)
COL - 919mi (13hr drive)
BUF - 932mi (14.5hr drive)
DAL - 994mi (14hr drive)

To be fair, though, Winnipeg would probably be the closest in terms of driving time if not for (a) the border crossing and (b) low speed limits on Canadian roads.
Road miles or air miles?

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01-30-2013, 06:28 PM
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Expecting Minnesota to lose tonight. Chicago's been on a roll lately.

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01-30-2013, 06:31 PM
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Hopefully this negativity jinxes us.

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01-30-2013, 06:32 PM
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Road miles or air miles?
Road.

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01-30-2013, 06:34 PM
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Granted, I didn't get very far on it... but a while back, I started calculating direct air miles...

CityAnaheimBostonBuffaloCalgaryChigagoColumbusDallas
Anaheim 2582.7 2190 1210 1720 1970 1200
Boston 2582.7 399.2 2092.7 612.1 643.1 1551
Buffalo 2190 399.2 1734.9 454.6 293.7 1198.6
Calgary 1210 2092.7 1734.9 1397.1 1671.6 1534.7
Chicago 1720 612.1 454.6 1397.1 277.4 803.9
Columbus 1970 643.1 293.7 1671.6 277.4 913.5
Dallas 1200 1551 1198.6 1534.7 803.9 913.5
Denver 841 1768 1369.1 894.5 917.7 1165.3 663.2
Detroit 1950 612.5 215.9 1575.2 239.2 163 999.7
Edmonton 1360 2073.6 1734.6 177.1 1434.1 1702.1 1655.4
Los Angeles 27.7 2595.1 2197.4 1194.5 1743.5 1976.9 1239.6
Miami 2310 1238 1159.2 2468.6 1165.1 967.7 1091.8
Montreal 2450 249.9 319.5 1878.2 747.3 612.5 1516.3
Nashville 1770 942.9 626.8 1694 398.7 334.1 617.2
New Jersey 2440 196.6 284.2 2019 705.4 468.6 1364.4
New York Rangers 2440 188.5 291.4 2026 714.3 477.9 1393.4
New York Islanders 2440 173.4 310.5 2044.6 735.4 498.9 1373.7
Ottawa 2350 316.2 222.5 1781.8 633.4 514.9 1409.4
Philadelphia 2370 273.6 281.6 2008.8 667.4 415.6 1297.9
Phoenix 323.9 2304.5 1911.5 1214.3 1457.6 1673 895.3
Pittsburgh 2122.4 481.7 178 1780 412.3 162.7 1070.7
Carolina Hurricanes 2213.4 612.1 489.2 2035.9 639.1 371 1052.8
San Jose 332.6 2681.8 2283.1 1023.4 1838.5 2092.3 1450.3
St. Louis 1573.6 1037.1 661.5 1440.3 261.6 396.1 548
Minnesota Wild 1523.4 1113.7 722.2 1052.8 345.2 618.8 863.9
Tampa Bay 2131.2 1185.1 1052.1 2291.3 1008.1 832.5 919.2
Toronto 2164 429.7 58.9 1686 438.4 315.5 1204.5
Vancouver 1103.1 2502.8 2136.3 419.2 1772 2049.3 1768.2
Washington 2283.9 394.1 291.7 1970.4 597.4 328.1 1184.3
Winnipeg 1532.3 1345.6 993.9 747.1 716.5 971.8 1183.2

Edit: Wait a minute... this is the other spreadsheet I was working on, which was attempting to log how each team traveled and distance... Not just air miles. Air miles between Anaheim and LA would be zero.

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01-30-2013, 06:35 PM
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They usually have someone do a tracker yearly. I think puckdaddy might have one. I don't think it has a weekly tracker, but its totalled.

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01-30-2013, 06:39 PM
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They usually have someone do a tracker yearly. I think puckdaddy might have one. I don't think it has a weekly tracker, but its totalled.
I know this surprises no one... but the released report on travel costs was... insufficient on the data points. I wanted to do more with pivot tables, but never finished it.

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01-30-2013, 06:41 PM
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hopefully this negativity jinxes us.
wild lose 90-0 and the entire roster is injured.

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01-30-2013, 06:46 PM
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wild lose 90-0 and the entire roster is injured.
If we're the Bad Luck Brian's of the NHL, this might actually happen.

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01-30-2013, 06:55 PM
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Three years ago the Wild came back from a four-goal deficit in the 3rd period to win the game 6-5 in the shootout. Much better Wild team today than we had back then.

Anyone else remember...?


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ihyiAA7ZCOw

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Gogo Wild! Parise with his 200th NHL goal today.

Wild win 3-2 in shootout goals by Parise&Clutterbuck

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01-30-2013, 07:16 PM
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wild lose 90-0 and the entire roster is injured.
Wild will lose, the franchise will move to Houston, be re-named the Houston Wilderness and Las Vegas will get an expansion franchise.

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Three years ago the Wild came back from a four-goal deficit in the 3rd period to win the game 6-5 in the shootout. Much better Wild team today than we had back then.

Anyone else remember...?


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ihyiAA7ZCOw
Not lucky enough to have Huet in the net tonight though

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There's a feature on Shattuck on NBCSN right now, talking about Parise, Toews, Crosby etc.

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I see a 6-5 shoot-out win for the Wild, should be a fun one.

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"Zach was a big fan of chocolate chip cookies in high school"

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Not lucky enough to have Huet in the net tonight though
You are correct. But the Blackhawks have to lose eventually. Who better to give them their first loss than our Minnesota Wild?


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So who remembers party boy Kane's embarrassing dangle on Backstrom last year?

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Pierre: "They don't like you, you don't like them." I half expected Mikko to say "I like them" or something else.

Also, I'll give Bobby Mac credit for going old-school earlier talking about John Mariucci.

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>Implying dangling Backstrom is special.

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That wasn't embarrassing when it comes to Kane. I'd rank Mifflin and Buffalo taxis above it.

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