February 18, 2012 at 12:46 pm in Grand Forks Herald
Mike Yeo has tried every psychological ploy in the book to try to resuscitate his dying hockey team, so Saturday afternoon the Minnesota Wild coach turned to bribery. If the Wild could somehow, someway upend the St. Louis Blues, Yeo promised to look like “a donkey” during Sunday’s NBC telecast against the Boston Bruins and wear the ugliest tie in his closet.
That extra incentive didn’t work. Not even close. Playing without injured captain Mikko Koivu, the Wild took a season-low 13 shots as the Blues skated to a simple 4-0 win at Scottrade Center. Continue Reading