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06-23-2011, 09:34 AM
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06-23-2011, 12:17 PM
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Name: Dakota

Age: 17

Location: Small town in Central Wisconsin

Fav All time Minnesota player (Wild or North Stars): Derek Boogaard (RIP)

Fav Current Wild: Cal Clutterbuck or Lattendresse
Fav Non Wild Players: Stamkos, Shea Weber, anybody who used to play for the Badgers

Fav Wild Prospect: Granlund

Fav Non Wild Prospects: none

Fav Movies: Rocky series and basically anything that's not girly.

Music: 5 favorite Artists/Groups: Aloe Blacc,AC/DC, Rafael Casal (up and coming rapper), White Stripes, Jason Aldean

Hobbies: Doing radio shows, video games, watching sports

Fav food: Chicken
Fav Beer: Still underage

Fav Wild moment/how I became a fan: Had to pick a favorite hockey team in 2008 and I hate Illinois more then Minnesota

How long I have been a Wild fan: 2008

Origin of screen name: my nickname and the year I was born

Jerseys owned: Aaron Rodgers authentic away jersey my parents got me in an silent auction to raise money for a dead guy's family

Married?: BOOOO!!!! No...

Kids: nope
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06-23-2011, 12:25 PM
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Thank you and I promise not to bash your silly state too much.

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06-27-2011, 07:10 AM
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06-27-2011, 11:13 AM
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Good to see new posters on here. I remember lurking when I was living in Phoenix and the epic one person GDT with GopherState.

Name: Aaron

Age: 27

Location: Plymouth, MN

Fav All time Minnesota player (Wild or North Stars): Stars-Jon Casey, Wild-Roli

Fav Current Wild: Havlat

Fav Non Wild Players: Shane Doan, Keith Yandle, Tim Thomas, Keith Ballard

Fav Wild Prospect: Zucker, Hackett

Fav Non Wild Prospects: Oliver Ekman-Larsson, Chris Brown, Mark Visentin, Brett MacLean (all Yotes prospects)

Fav Movies: Shawshank Redemption, Tommy Boy, Super Troopers, Field of Dreams

Music: Mostly rock-Disturbed, Seether, Five Finger Death Punch, Skillet, Metallica, Godsmack

Hobbies: Sports, sports and more sports. Specifically playing and watching hockey and golf, but my TV rarely leaves ESPN, Versus or Fox Sports. Avid runner and triathlete.

Fav food: Anything with chicken

Fav Beer: Sam Adams or Finnegan's

Fav Wild moment/how I became a fan: Fan from the beginning, but really began as a college student in AZ watching Bruno score the GWG against Colorado with my fellow MN roommates.

How long I have been a Wild fan: 2000

Origin of screen name: Born and raised in MN, but joined HF while living in Arizona

Jerseys owned: North Stars green, all three current Coyotes jerseys, original red Wild jersey, Gophers white, St. Paul Fighting Saints white

Married?: Yes

Kids: First on the way

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06-27-2011, 12:11 PM
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06-27-2011, 12:17 PM
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Oh boy.. can't wait till the Badgers play the Gophers or the Packers play the Vikings..

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06-27-2011, 12:22 PM
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Oh boy.. can't wait till the Badgers play the Gophers or the Packers play the Vikings..
Or the Wild play the... Oh wait.

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06-27-2011, 12:26 PM
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Oh boy.. can't wait till the Badgers play the Gophers or the Packers play the Vikings..
Don't worry. We're still outflanked by UND fans.

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06-27-2011, 12:42 PM
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Name: Justin

Age: 21

Location: Ottawa, ON Canada

Fav All time Minnesota player (Wild or North Stars): Filip Kuba, Mike Modano

Fav Current Wild: Mikko Koivu

Fav Non Wild Players: Daniel Alfredsson, Vinny Lecavalier

Fav Wild Prospect: Mikael Granlund

Fav Non Wild Prospects: Mika Zibanejad, Matt Puempel

Fav Movies: Taken, Happy Gilmour, Stars Wars

Music: Tiesto, David Guetta, Linkin Park, Kings of Leon

Hobbies: Hockey, baseball, competitive gaming

Fav food: Chicken Parmesan, Bacon, BBQ Chicken

Fav Beer: MGD, Molson M, and when im poor Pabst Blue Ribbon

Fav Wild moment/how I became a fan: Drafting Mikko Koivu, Filip Kuba being named Captain

How long I have been a Wild fan: long-time lurker, 2011.

Origin of screen name: One of my favorite players, Name I used for EASHL for NHL 11

Jerseys owned: Filip Kuba Red Senators, Old school White Senators, Brian Leetch Rangers jersey, Purple Vikings Jared Allen, White Adrian Peterson, Purple Randy Moss.

Married?: No

Kids: Not yet

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06-27-2011, 04:47 PM
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Name: Eric

Age: 25

Location: Baudette, MN

Fav All time Minnesota player (Wild or North Stars): Mikko Koivu

Fav Current Wild: Koivu

Fav Non Wild Players: Jamie Langenbrunner, Rene Bourque

Fav Wild Prospect: Mikael Granlund, Jason Zucker

Fav Non Wild Prospects: Matt Frattin

Fav Movies: Clerks, The Departed, Inglorious Basterds

Music: Garbage, Atmosphere, Deadmau5

Hobbies: Video games, watching hockey

Fav food: Popcorn, steak (medium rare with Montreal Steak seasoning)

Fav Beer: Not a beer drinker, Morgan, Vodka, or red wine (shiraz/pinot noir)

Fav Wild moment/how I became a fan: '03 playoffs

How long I have been a Wild fan: 2003

Origin of screen name: Link

Jerseys owned: Mikko Koivu (Red)

Married?: Affianced

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06-27-2011, 06:23 PM
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06-27-2011, 08:32 PM
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Oh dear, I've completely missed this thread!

Name: Allan

Age: 18

Location: Finland

Fav All time Minnesota player (Wild or North Stars): Mikko Koivu, Petteri Nummelin

Fav Current Wild: Koivu, Bouchard

Fav Non Wild Players: Pietrangelo, Kari Lehtonen, Patrice Bergeron, Korpikoski, Grabner
Fav Wild Prospect: Granlund, Phillips

Fav Non Wild Prospects: Peter Holland, Joel Armia

Fav Movies: Pandorum, Shawshanks redemption, Sin City

Music: Mushroomhead, Aesop Rock, Hans Zimmer (almost every kind of music will do)

Hobbies: Hockey in many ways, jogging, pets

Fav food: Pizza, Cheerios

Fav Beer: Don't have one

Fav Wild moment/how I became a fan: ''Koivu's revenge'', drafting Granlund. Koivu is the biggest reason I became a fan. Also the fact that I'd love to live in Twin Cities. I'll definitely visit it someday

How long I have been a Wild fan: 2009, started following the NHL and looking for a team in that year, so Wild is my ''1st''

Origin of screen name: 7Up and some insult I found funny as a child, didn't know much english then so didn't know what it meant

Jerseys owned: Mikko Koivu Red

Married?: No

Kids: No


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06-28-2011, 02:36 PM
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Nice to see another familiar name...welcome Velmeran!

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Nice to see another familiar name...welcome Velmeran!
Hey now none of that Now I feel like I have to fill this thing out..

Name: Vel?

Age: 28(? I'm bad with remembering this ever since I hit 25)

Location: Farmington, MN

Fav All time Minnesota player (Wild or North Stars):

Fav Current Wild: Koivu

Fav Non Wild Players: Steve Yzerman

Fav Wild Prospect: Granland

Fav Non Wild Prospects: <I gotta think more about this, I'll come back and edit it eventually>

Fav Movies: Don't have a specific favorite, but some of the top on my list would be Gladiator and The LotR Trilogy.

Music: Varies.

Hobbies: Hockey (though I'm horrible at it, can't skate backwards ), video games, reading, etc.

Fav food: Hmm a tougie, but since I'm really in the mood for it lets go Veal Parmigiana from Cosetta's.

Fav Beer: Don't have one

Fav Wild moment/how I became a fan: Been a hockey fan for as long as I can remember, but my favorite Wild moment is actually a few. All from
the '03 playoffs. The Electricity that was inside the xcel at the start of Game 3 vs the Avs. Park's OT winner in Game 6. Bruno's OT winner in Game 7. The taunting that was given to Bertuzzi and the entire Canucks team during Game 6.

How long I have been a Wild fan: Fan since Year 1 though those who've known me since '03 know, my loyalty was split with the Wild and the Wings for a few years.

Origin of screen name: I don't even recall anymore, I've had it so long.

Jerseys owned: White #9 Koivu (with C), White #96 Bouchard (Signed), Red #96 Bouchard, Green #11 Dupuis (Signed), Green #21 Parrish (All are old CCM/KOHO Style) Red #91 Federov, begging for a White #19 Yzerman, White #13 Datsyuk, Green (New) #9 Koivu

Married?: Yes

Kids: No (unless you count the 2 dogs as kids... which somedays they are about as much work)

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Name: Sakura

Age: 20

Location: Sapporo, Japan

Fav All time Minnesota player (Wild or North Stars): I liked Brent Burns

Fav Current Wild: Koivu

Fav Non Wild Players: Jaromir Jagr

Fav Wild Prospect: I'll be honest, I don't really know much about prospects! I'll learn I promise...

Fav Non Wild Prospects: ...

Fav Movies: Anything fantasy like

Music: Varies.

Hobbies: I'm a gamer girl, but I also like skiing and cycling

Fav food: Any junk

Fav Beer: I don't drink

Fav Wild moment/how I became a fan: My mother is a Minnesota native who watched the North Stars when she was young, she made sure I was a fan when the Wild appeared.

How long I have been a Wild fan: Since the beginning!

Jerseys owned: None

Married?: No

Kids: Not yet!

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07-01-2011, 11:23 AM
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Name: Dan

Age: 22

Location: Ames, IA (school)/ Hutchinson MN (home)

Fav All time Minnesota player (Wild or North Stars): Brent Burns

Fav Current Wild: PMB

Fav Non Wild Players: Burns, Parise, Nash

Fav Wild Prospect: GretzkyCrosbyJesus (Granlund), Wellman

Fav Non Wild Prospects: Other teams have prospects???

Fav Movies: Van Wilder, Boondock Saints

Music: Alt. Rock

Hobbies: Videogames, Hockey, Other less important sports

Fav food: Changes too often

Fav Beer: Hopslam

Fav Wild moment/how I became a fan: Grew up playing hockey in Minnesota. So as soon as the Wild showed up, I was an instant fan. Favorite moment was watching Bruno burying that game 7 OT winner vs the Avs.

How long I have been a Wild fan: 2000

Origin of screen name: Initials+nickname

Jerseys owned: Original White and Green, Home Red (signed by the boogyman), Alt Green Burns

Married?: NO

Kids: NO

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07-04-2011, 12:32 AM
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So should i add "psychic" to my post in this thread?

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Age: 19

Location: Espoo, FIN

Fav All time Minnesota player (Wild or North Stars): Big D Boogaard (R.I.P), Mikko Koivu, Marek Zidlicky

Fav Current Wild: Mikko Koivu

Fav Non Wild Players: Teemu Selänne, Jarkko Ruutu

Fav Wild Prospect: Mikael Granlund, Mikko Lehtonen

Fav Non Wild Prospects: Sami Vatanen

Fav Movies: Shawshank Redemption, Senna, Days of Thunder, Iron Man (1&2), Mies Vailla Menneisyyttä

Music: Rock and Heavy, with some exceptions. Bands include (but not limited to) Metallica, Disturbed, Korn, Volbeat, The Who, Pantera, Rush, Eppu Normaali, Megadeth, Motörhead, AC/DC

Hobbies: Nothing atm, used to play Floorball as goalie (because my family couldn't afford Hockey), then later did Karting mostly as a hobby, did competitive Giant Slalom for a while younger before I pretty much shattered my knee.

Fav food: Salmon, Lasagne, Pepper steak and grilled sausage.

Fav Beer: Karjala, Fosters

Fav Wild moment/how I became a fan: Via the Finns, to be honest. It has always been the team I choose in EA NHL games though, since NHL2004.

How long I have been a Wild fan: 2004, but followed them more closely since 2008.

Origin of screen name: My nickname which all my friends call me. Comes from my family name.

Jerseys owned: Finnish National Team (Jani Hurme #1), Espoo Blues (2008 #42 Arto Laatikainen)

Married?: Nope.

Kids: Nope.

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07-05-2011, 01:01 AM
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Holy Diversity, Batman! I don't know if I can handle all these non-Minnesotans. Finns, Japanese, Canadians... Wisconsinites?! Is there some way we can all change our usernames to reflect the appropriate commentary style? Does "Chanhassen Native llamapalooza" even fit in the username box?


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Starting to get quite the membership boost. Hope you all enjoy yourself around here and feel free to jump into the convo!

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s there some way we can all change our usernames to reflect the appropriate commentary style? Does "Chanhassen Native llamapalooza" even fit in the username box?
Well, Chanhassen Native would fit in your location.

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