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Wilderness Walk: Hump day

Your daily dose of Wild news, along with other interesting stories from around the NHL.

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Let’s go over some news and notes:

- The new Hockey Wilderness Podcast is finally here! It’s been a while, but it’s so good to be back. [Hockey Wilderness]

- No one on the Wild’s top line should be happy with their performance to start the season. Mats Zuccarello certainly isn’t. [Pioneer Press]

- Speaking of which, did you know Lizard was once a lifeguard at a waterpark back in the day? It’s true. [FOX Sports]

Off the trail...

- In a move many were expecting, the Sharks signed 40-year-old winger Patrick Marleau to a one-year contract yesterday. That ought to get the Sharks out of their rut! [Fear The Fin]

- There are so many good college players to keep an eye on this season, including — you guessed It — Matthew Boldy! [The Hockey News]

- The Rangers traded Vladislav Namestnikov to the Senators for a draft pick and Nick Ebert. [Blueshirt Banter]

- James Neal, who scored a grand total of seven goals all of last season, has already scored six goals in three games this season — four of which were scored last night against the Islanders.

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