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Conference III Championship Belt Tale of The Tape: Minnesota at Winnipeg, 29 December 2014

by J.R.

Fresh off an overtime defense of the Conference III Belt Saturday in St. Paul, Winnipeg hosts the Wild again for the strap.

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Conference III Championship Belt Tale of The Tape: Winnipeg at Minnesota, 27 December 2014

by J.R.

Tonight, surprising Conference III Belt holders Winnipeg take on the Wild, which held the Belt for 51 days to start the season.

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Conference III Championship Belt Tale of The Tape: Minnesota at Chicago, 16 December 2014

by J.R.

Tonight, Chicago defends the Conference III Belt against Minnesota. The Wild held the Belt for 51 days to start the season. They’ll try to end Chicago’s run that began earlier this month.

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Conference III Championship Belt Tale of The Tape: St. Louis at Minnesota, 29 November 2014

by J.R.

Tonight, for the sixth time in a 51-day reign, Minnesota will defend the Conference III Belt. Our fighting champs will face off against St. Louis, historically the most successful Belt team.

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Conference III Championship Belt Tale of The Tape: Minnesota at Dallas, 28 November 2014

by J.R.

Tonight, for the third time in the month of November, Minnesota defends the Conference III Belt against Dallas. It’s Green Friday: Black Friday For The Belt. Let’s go to the Tale of the Tape:

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Conference III Championship Belt Tale of the Tape: Winnipeg at Minnesota, 16 November 2014

by J.R.

This evening in St. Paul, Minnesota defends the Conference III Belt against Winnipeg, it’s second title defense of the weekend after taking care of business against Dallas yesterday. Let’s go to the Tale of the Tape:

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Conference III Championship Belt Tale of The Tape: Minnesota at Dallas, 15 November 2014

by J.R.

Tonight, Minnesota takes on Dallas for the Wild’s first title defense since November 1 when they successfully defended the Conference III Belt against … Dallas. It’s Brunchrence III For The Belt. Let’s go to the Tale of the Tape:

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Conference III Championship Belt Tale of The Tape: Dallas at Minnesota, 1 November 2014

by J.R.

Tonight, the Minnesota Wild defend the Conference III Belt for the first time since winning both ends of a two-in-three set with the Avs to start the season. Their first Central Time challenger? The Dallas Stars, who will try to add the Conference III Belt to their Precog Stanley Cup.

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Great Game Previews In History: 17 October 2014

by J.R.

800px-Surrender_of_General_BurgoyneToday In History

Earlier, we explored some of the lesser-known martial exploits of the Burgoyne family — specifically that of John Fox Burgoyne at Sevastopol.

Today, though, is the 237th anniversary of the Burgoyne’s most infamous failure: Big John capitulating to the American upstarts in Saratoga, turning the tide of the Revolution to the Patriots.

One of the great misconceptions about Saratoga is that it was one single battle that ended with Burgoyne turning his sword over to Horatio Gates. In fact, it was a series of lengthy battles, almost six weeks long. Americans needed a win, particularly in the North. Gates had taken over the Northern Department after the surrender of the (thought-to-be-impenetrable) Fort Ticonderoga. He was able to raise armies, restructure the militias and start to very slowly encircle Burgoyne, who was losing supply lines because General William Howe had decided to send the occupying army from New York City south to attack Philadelphia rather than north to reinforce Burgoyne in Albany.

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Conference III Championship Belt Tale of The Tape: Minnesota at Colorado, 11 October 2014

by J.R.

The Avalanche’s 188-day run with the Conference III Belt came to an end Opening Night with a 5-0 shellacking in St. Paul. Can Minnesota extend their title run, their first in nearly a year?

We’ll find out tonight, but first the tale of the tape:

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