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

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Let’s go over some news and notes:

- There are a lot of good coaching candidates available for hire, but Bill Guerin should focus on pursuing former Golden Knights head coach Gerard Gallant. [Hockey Wilderness]

- Jason Zucker is now a member of the Penguins, so what does this mean for Kirill Kaprizov when he eventually crosses the pond? [Hockey Wilderness]

- Happy takes a look back at some of the Wild’s success under former head coach Bruce Boudreau. [Hockey Wilderness]

Speaking of which, Boudreau has opened up about his final moments as Minnesota’s head coach. [The Athletic]

Off the trail...

- Big trade! The Canucks have acquired Tyler Toffoli from the Kings in exchange for Tim Schaller, Tyler Madden, a 2020 second-round pick and a 2022 conditional fourth-round pick. [Nucks Misconduct]

- After failing to report to the Rochester Americans, the Sabres have suspended Zach Bogosian without pay. [Die By The Blade]

- Of the top 20 greatest American NHL players ever, how many of them hail from Minnesota? [ESPN]

- Alex Ovechkin may not be scoring any goals right now, but at least he’s also keeping pucks out of the net. Vezina votes incoming?

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