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Just one more sleep (or not?!) separates you from the NHL Draft, trade madness and THE HOCKEY WILDERNESS DRAFT PARTY!!!!!!!!!

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The time is finally upon us.  After months of planning and anticipation, tomorrow holds the day we have all been waiting for, when the masses of the Wilderness unite to celebrate the passing of one season and turn the page to the next as we welcome a new #1 draft pick to the fold and watch to see where the rest of the league settles on the second most transacted day in the NHL.  And there's no way better to celebrate than with your hockey family, and we couldn't be more excited to get to meet so many of the folks who make this community as great as it is.  And we're not leaving anyone out - we'll be live streaming the entire first round and into the night with your favorite Hockey Wilderness personalities along with many other members of the Wild community.  We'd like to think it's a can't-miss event, so bring yourself, your household, your neighbor and your coworkers (even if they cheer for the Blackhawks).  We can promise a good time, and we'll be just a few steps from the X.

Now the awards have all been handed out, and the General Managers are gathered in one place.  Fireworks will commence in 3..2..1...

The stage is set for a very active day leading up to the draft.

Today's walk music is dedicated to General Manager Check Fletcher, who needs to be our soldier in Buffalo.  See you all TOMORROW!!!!!!!!

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