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Wilderness Walk: One day, the Wild will play a hockey game again

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Let’s go over some news and notes:

- Which Wild player has the highest trade value? Matt Dumba? Jason Zucker? Believe it or not, it may actually be Jonas Brodin. [The Athletic]

- Fun is impossible in the State of Hockey. Therefore, the Wild are not allowed to put up that giant 58-foot tall banner on the side of Xcel Energy Center. [Star Tribune]

- Nico Sturm seems to be getting the hang of things with Iowa in his first professional season. [Wild]

Off the trail...

- The Penguins signed defenseman Marcus Pettersson to a five-year contract extension worth $4.025 million per season. [PensBurgh]

- It’s sounding like Las Vegas is going to get another hockey team. The Golden Knights are expected to purchase an AHL franchise, which will play in Orleans Arena in Sin City. []

- We’re still a way’s away from the expansion draft, but here’s what the Seattle franchise could look like when it actually gets players. Which player would Seattle nab from Minnesota? [The Athletic]

- One of the best bench celebrations in hockey.

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