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Wilderness Walk: Time to play hockey against some Sharks

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Let’s go over some news and notes:

- The Wild are bad. Make no mistake. But Alex Stalock (!) is helping make things not miserable. [Pioneer Press]

- Do you know who Jake Brenk is? If not, you should. Believe it or not, he’s the very first full-time NHL referee from Minnesota! [The Athletic]

Off the trail...

- Trade! The Blues shipped Robby Fabbri to the Red Wings for Jacob de la Rose. [Winging It In Motown]

- Speaking of the Blues, Jordan Binnington believes he should have won the Calder last season despite being older than John Gibson. [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]

- Offside challenges are extremely ridiculous at times. Here’s how the NHL can fix the issue. [Stanley Cup Of Chowder]

- The Dallas Stars unveiled their Winter Classic sweaters, and they’re absolutely gorgeous.

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