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Wilderness Walk: Draft recap

A full draft recap, plus reaction from the Wild on how the draft went

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2018 NHL Draft - Round One Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

And just like that, the 2018 NHL Draft has come and gone. Needless to say, it was a dismal one. Besides the Calgary-Carolina trade bomb that occurred Saturday, it was a very quiet draft. The next big day for the NHL comes July 1st. The start of free agency.

On our walk with us on this FIRST SUNDAY OF SUMMER, is an all time classic song meant to be blasted through radio and boat speakers.

Wild News

Centermen take center stage for Wild on Day 2 of 2018 NHL Draft |

Everything you need to know about the prospects drafted by the Wild over the weekend

Wild’s questionable first-round pick drags down draft class – The Athletic
Corey Pronman breaks down the Wild's selections in the 2018 NHL draft.

Russo: What comes next as the real work begins to reshape the Wild roster – The Athletic
After restocking the prospect pool with eight draft picks, all eyes now turn to the current roster rebuild likely to ensue.

Minnesota Wild 2018-19 depth chart – The Athletic
A look at the Wild's roster, updated throughout the season as transactions go down.

On the frozen pond

10 Minnesotans got their named called over the weekend. Here they are.

I mean, come on, it’s only fitting the Wild drafted a kid from Minnesota

Off the trail

Miss any of the picks? Here is all 217 of them

2018 NHL Draft

The winners and losers of the Draft.

Winners and losers from the 2018 NHL Draft – ProHockeyTalk

The biggest free agent out there had some big news break Saturday.

Those 5 teams are: the Sharks, Leafs, Lightning, Vegas, and the Stars.

And then..

Free agency starts July 1st. Here are some big names that could be on the move.

NHL free agents 2018: Best guesses for top 15 potential UFAs
The Kings' signing of Ilya Kovalchuk should spark the free agent (and trade) markets.

The biggest news of the day.

Guess who’s back, back again. Kovalchuk is back, tell a friend.

In case you missed it, 2 NHL teams debuted alternate jersey’s on Friday

Grubauer signs three-year contract with Avalanche
Philipp Grubauer signed a three-year contract with the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday.

Carlson close to re-signing with Capitals