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Let’s go over some news and notes:

- While the Wild have been playing some good hockey recently, fans still aren’t totally sold on the direction of the team. [Hockey Wilderness]

- Where does Kevin Fiala’s current hot streak rank amongst the best in Wild history? [Hockey Wilderness]

- Alex Stalock deserves a whole lot of credit for helping the Wild remain competitive over the last month. [The Athletic]

Off the trail...

- The NHL salary cap is going to rise significantly in 2020-21. It may even increase as much as $6.7 million. [NHL]

- The Senators continue to be an embarrassment. Not even two months after being hired, the Senators fired CEO Jim Little. [Silver Seven]

- After taking a skate to the face on Tuesday night, Islanders defenseman Johnny Boychuk received 90 stitches to his eye. [Lighthouse Hockey]

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