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Wilderness Walk: Scrimmage 2 Edition

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Hey all!

Today at 5:00 PM, the Minnesota will wrap up its Prospect Development Camp with an open scrimmage in front of fans. It's always fun to look at the future of your favorite team with some notable players making some noise. Alex Tuch, Jordan Greenway, Joel Eriksson Ek have all looked quite good, but even players like Sam Anas, Alex Petan, and Gustav Bouramman have been decent bright spots.

If you're going to the scrimmage tonight, try and hit me up! We should have a few of us down there, and it would be great to meet you in person.

For music, I've chosen a song I heard while mowing the lawn that I just jammed to. I'm coming back with the rock band Dead Sara. This band is super underrated and they just kill it. However, this song had so much to it that I couldn't get enough of.

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