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Katie Strang @KatieStrangESPN

Sorry, that should have read 'Bloody Marys" though bloody marts feels like it could also be a pretty lethal concoction as well

Katie Strang @KatieStrangESPN

Love that Mike Yeo told WIld fans to drink bloody marts before today's game. My type of guy. One of those sounds pretty good right now