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Wilderness Walk: The regular season is here!

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

NHL: NOV 29 Wild at Blue Jackets Photo by Adam Lacy/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Let’s go over some news and notes:

- The preseason is over! Meaningful hockey is just days away, and Craig Leipold seems pretty excited for the season to begin. [Star Tribune]

- In case you missed it, the Wild made a few cuts on Friday. [Hockey Wilderness]

- Would you like to buy Zach Parise’s very large house on Lake Minnetonka? Now’s your chance! All you need is $4.7 million. Pocket change, if we’re being honest.

Off the trail...

- It went all the way down to the wire, but Patrik Laine finally signed a deal with the Jets. Two years, $6.75 million per. [Arctic Ice Hockey]

- The Jets also signed Kyle Connor to a contract. Seven years with an AAV of $7.14 million for the 22-year-old. [Arctic Ice Hockey]

- And let’s not forget about Colorado’s big-name RFA! The Avalanche finally locked up Mikko Rantanen to a six-year deal worth $55.5 million. [Mile High Hockey]

- No player in the QMJHL will wear No. 87 ever again. Really cool honor for Sidney Crosby. [PensBurgh]

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