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Wilderness Walk: The 2019-20 Minnesota Wild are the greatest sports team ever assembled

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

NHL: DEC 05 Wild at Lightning Photo by Mark LoMoglio/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Let’s go over some news and notes:

- The Minnesota Wild just can’t stop winning. It’s like they’ve been cursed, but in a fun way? This team is on fire. [Hockey Wilderness]

- No one is happy about Jared Spurgeon being out of action, but his absence does give Nick Seeler the opportunity to prove himself. [Pioneer Press]

- Nobody gives a speech quite like Mats Zuccarello.

Off the trail...

- According to Elliotte Friedman, the Coyotes are “making a serious effort” to acquire Taylor Hall from the Devils. [Sportsnet]

- Nathan MacKinnon is perhaps the most underpaid player in the NHL, but he doesn’t mind. In fact, he will continue to take less money if it means winning a Stanley Cup. [Forbes]

- Speaking of the Avalanche, what Cale Makar is doing as a rookie is pretty freaking incredible. [The Hockey News]

- Joe Thornton punched Petr Mrazek directly in the Adam’s apple last night.

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