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No. 87: Minnesota Wild

Ultimate Standings 2012

Updated: September 7, 2012, 12:12 PM ET
By Ross Marrinson | ESPN The Magazine

Last year's rank: 92 Title track: 103 Ownership: 70 Coaching: 80 Players: 95 Fan relations: 61 Affordability: 93 Stadium experience: 6 Bang for the buck: 102

Even the beautiful Xcel Energy Center -- ranked by fans as creating the best stadium experience in the NHL -- can't hide the mediocre product skating on its rink, as the Wild continue to wither away in the doldrums of hockey irrelevance: 78th overall in 2010, 92nd in 2011 and 87th in 2012. Fans don't feel that the team demonstrates ...

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