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Wilderness Walk: Officially Official Edition

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Whelp, it was announced yesterday (and confirmed) but today it’s official. The Wild have a new GM, and his name is Paul Fenton, formerly of the Nashville Predators. Welcome Paul! Now get to work! Time is fast approaching for the draft and free agent signings!!!

With that, let’s get some tunes, and walk!

Wild News

Wild names Paul Fenton general manager | StarTribune.com
The former NHL player has been with the Nashville organization for 20 seasons, including 12 as assistant GM.

Wild hire Paul Fenton as next GM following monthlong search process | TwinCities.com
After a monthlong search for the next Wild general manager, owner Craig Leipold has decided that Paul Fenton is the right man for the job.

Off the Trail

Around the Rink - May 21 | The Ice Garden
The Ice Garden (SBN's Women's Hockey Site) is starting a weekly news post!

Marc-Andre Fleury putting on performance barely seen before | Puck Daddy
Here now is a full list of goalies who played at least 13 games in a postseason since the salary cap was instituted, and posted a save percentage of at least .945: Marc-Andre Fleury and Jonathan Quick.

Report: Lou Lamoriello to join Islanders to run hockey operations | theScore.com
There's been speculation he would join the Islanders

Stanley Cup Final: How the Golden Knights were built, explained quickly | SBNation.com
The Vegas Golden Knights will play in the Stanley Cup Final in their first season of existence. They’re the best first-year expansion team ever — not just in hockey, but in professional sports. What they’ve done might never happen again.