Let’s go over some news and notes:
- 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...
- 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.