About Us

BlakeName: Blake Benzel

Location: Burnsville, MN

Favorite Wild Player: Cal Clutterbuck, Niklas Backstrom

Favorite Non-Wild Player: Ilya Kovalchuk, Rick Nash, anyone willing to separate Alexandre Burrows’ head from his body.

Hobbies: Writing, video games, music

Strongly Dislikes: Marian Gaborik, The New York Rangers, Toronto Maple Leafs, Jim Balsillie and kittens.  Anyone left I haven’t alienated?  Oh yeah.  The Edmonton Oilers.

Other Places to Read Me: HockeyPrimetime.com, StadiumJourney.com, HockeysFuture.com

deked2 Name: Ms. Conduct

Location: Houston, TX

My qualifications for being here: Houston Aeros correspondent for ProHockeyNews.com, and by extension, Wild fan

My guilty pleasure: Being a goalie and then whining about being a bad goalie (photo is me 2 seconds away from getting scored on)

My favorite players: Cal Clutterbuck, any aggressive puck-playing goalies, big time shot blockers

Least favorite players: Cocky wingers who don’t mind their own end

Favorite hockey euphemism: Riding the hot goalie

Other places to read me: Ms.Conduct (personal hockey blog), The Third Intermission (full Aeros coverage), In Goal Magazine (AHL Editor)