Let’s go over some news and notes:
- When (or if) the NHL season resumes, don’t be shocked if Kevin Fiala continues to look really, really good. He’s in Sweden skating most days of the week. [Star Tribune]
- Mike Modano and other Minnesota sports legends discuss the impact sports have on communities, and how much that will be accentuated when they return.
We’re in this together.— Minnesota Wild (@mnwild) April 30, 2020
Mike Modano (@9modano), Randall McDaniel (of the @Vikings) and Terry Steinbach (of the @Twins) discuss pauses in sports and how they bring us together when play resumes again.#mnwild | #YouAreHere | @MichGoldenLight pic.twitter.com/J4djkawvC3
Off the trail...
- Gary Bettman is fully acknowledging the possibility of the 2020-21 season beginning in December. [ESPN]
- If the NHL chooses to go for a 24-team playoff, this is what the format may look like. [CBS Sports]
- Steve Yzerman doesn’t seem like a very big advocate for the NHL Entry Draft taking place before the season concludes. [TSN]