ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota Wild owner Craig Leipold says he’s “happily surprised” by the excitement generated in Nashville by the Predators, the club he helped enter the NHL nearly 20 years ago.
When asked whether he was jealous of Nashville’s success, in light of the division rival Wild’s elimination in the first round, Leipold said he was simply envious of all four teams still alive in the playoffs.
The Predators lead the Anaheim Ducks 2-1 in the Western Conference finals. They’re unbeaten at home in the postseason.
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