|In 2002, the Minnesota Wild became one of the NHL's most celebrated teams by capping of their dream season with an amazing playoff run. Now you can join coach Jacques Lemaire and players Andrew Brunette, Darby Hendrickson, and Dwayne Roloson as they take you on a wild ride through the past three seasons both on and off the ice. From the birth of the franchise through last year's march to the Western Conference finals, this action-packed DVD takes an in-depth look at what it means to play hockey in Minnesota and what it takes to make it in the pros. The State of Hockey isn't about glitz and glamour; it's about desire and discipline, and life on the cutting edge.|
Editor's NoteThis release focuses on the National Hockey League's most surprising team of the 2002-2003 season, the Minnesota Wild. After only three years in the league, coach Jacques Lemaire guided his team to the Western Conference Finals in 2003, where they were upended by Anaheim. Charting the team's rise to the upper echelon of the league, THE STATE OF HOCKEY also celebrates the state of Minnesota, where hockey is an institution.