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Wilderness Walk: Lazy Sunday Edition

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I'm feeling pretty lazy this morning so without much introduction...here is your Walk! I hope you all enjoyed the wonderful weather yesterday!

Wild News

Scoggins: Wild needs to find a scorer or raise one - StarTribune.com
I agree with the point that it would take some extreme luck to win the Western Conference and advance to the Finals with this current group of talent. It could happen but we just lack the top-end talent that some other teams have--namely our playoff Daddies the Chicago Blackhawks.

Warrant Out For Man Who Sold Fake Minnesota Wild Tickets " CBS Minnesota
Nothing good every comes from Florida.

Eulogy: Remembering the 2014-15 Minnesota Wild | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
I actually look forward to these every year. But this one...this one I just didn't find very entertaining.

Charlie Coyle To Join Team USA at IIHF World Championships
Kind of surprised myself. The team must be desperate for players...

So…what should the Wild do with Dubnyk? | ProHockeyTalk
You sign him to a reasonable deal. What else options does the team really have? His career statistics show he's a decent goalie. Cut Backstrom (sorry but thanks for all the years!) and sign Dubs. Done and done!

Assessing Your Options - Articles - Articles - Articles - Wild Xtra
Might as well pick a team to root for now that the home team is out. Personally I'm asking for an Anaheim/Tampa final just to piss of cable networks and the NHL.

Off the Trail

Pittsburgh Penguins will not pursue Mike Babcock to be their coach: report - NHL.com - News
In other words: they aren't interested until he's maybe interested.

Canada, Sweden make quarterfinals at ice hockey worlds - Yahoo Sports
Just so you know, 'Merica is tied in Group B for the top spot.

Game Recap

Tampa Bay Lightning at Montréal Canadiens - 05/09/2015
Don't call it a comeback..