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Wilderness Walk: Babcock to Minnesota unlikely, but worth pondering

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Let’s go over some news and notes:

- The Wild won again! What a weird development. Was not exactly expecting them to beat the Avalanche. But with the GEEK Squad, anything is possible. [Hockey Wilderness]

- Perhaps there is no goalie controversy between Devan Dubnyk and Alex Stalock right now, but should there be? Probably, yeah! [Pioneer Press]

- How’s this team looking after the first quarter of the season? [The Athletic]

Off the trail...

- Now that Mike Babcock’s been fired, one has to beg the question — could he take over as Minnesota’s head coach in the not-too-distant future? Probably not. But it could happen. [The Hockey News]

- Speaking of which, the Maple Leafs, Babcock’s former team, won in convincing fashion in their first game since the coaching change. [Pension Plan Puppets]

- Not sure how this is happening, but the Islanders are inexplicably on a 16-game point streak. [Lighthouse Hockey]

- These Stadium Series sweaters are just getting uglier and uglier. Someone put an end to this at once.

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