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Wilderness Walk: A Legend is Waived

Hours before the NHL All-Star Game, the Calgary Flames waived Jaromir Jagr.

Calgary Flames v Anaheim Ducks Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images

Yesterday, the NHL held the All-Star Game, which the Wild’s own Eric Staal participated in, but, more importantly, Jaromir Jagr was waived, in what looks like the beggining of the end of his NHL career.

Wild News

Wild needs to find a way to win more on road after break | Star Tribune

“Wild hasn’t come close to replicating Xcel success, and it needs to narrow that gap.”

Hockey-loving Staal children join father Eric Staal to share All-Star experience | Star Tribune

“Hockey made Eric Staal and his siblings connect. Now his sons are following suit.”

With NHL All-Star Game selection, Eric Staal proves haters wrong | Pioneer Press

“Eric Staal tried his best not to let the haters get to him a couple years ago. Let’s just say it wasn’t always that easy.”

Off the Trail

Calgary Flames to waive Jaromir Jagr | Sportsnet

“Jaromir Jagr‘s time with the Calgary Flames appears to be coming to an end.”

What went wrong for Jaromir Jagr and the Calgary Flames | Yahoo Sports

“The legend wasn’t supposed to go out like this.”

NHL commissioner Bettman on goalie interference, international hockey, Seattle | Sportsnet

“The NHL is asking its officials to loosen up their interpretation of goaltender interference when using video review.”

Complete 2018 NHL All-Star Skills Competition results, reaction | Sportsnet

“The 2018 NHL All-Star Skills Competition festivities took place at Amalie Arena in Tampa Bay, Fla.”

Best moments from a not-so-terrible 2018 NHL All-Star Game | Yahoo Sports

“There was an NHL All-Star Game today, and it actually wasn’t bad.”

2018 NHL Draft Consensus Rankings – Mid-Season Edition | The Hockey Writers

“We’re midway through the 2017-18 hockey season and the players eligible for the 2018 National Hockey League entry draft have played a significant number of games. “

NHL Trade Rumors: Tavares, Voynov, Rangers Selling | The Hockey Writers

“In [Saturday’s] Rumor Rundown, we look at a few names on the rumor mill and a team that is rumored to be selling the farm to get younger.”

Big paydays loom for many All-Stars, something the Wild’s Ryan Suter, Zach Parise know about | Star Tribune

“All-Star Game filled with those near a big payday.”

UK Prospect Liam Kirk Eyeing NHL Draft | The Hockey Writers

“Great Britain hockey is certainly not what you are usually looking to when you’re trying to check out prospects for the next NHL Entry Draft. Things may change for 2018, though.”