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Wilderness Walk: The universe hates the Wild

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 conflicting reports about whether or not Wild prospect Kirill Kaprizov is planning to spend another season in Russia, and it’s getting really stressful. [Hockey Wilderness]

- Were you planning on attending one of the Wild’s games that wound up being cancelled? Well, here’s some information you may find useful. [Hockey Wilderness]

- Though this year’s draft class isn’t loaded with many high-end defenseman prospects, Jake Sanderson certainly fits the mold of a potential top-four blueliner in the NHL one day. [Hockey Wilderness]

- What are the odds of the Wild winning the Stanley Cup? Not very high! [The Athletic]

- Matt Dumba cried during A Star is Born, and honestly, who can blame him?

Off the trail...

- It sounds like Jeff Blashill is going to return as head coach of the Red Wings next season. [Winging It In Motown]

- Penguins forward Nick Bjugstad is going to be out for the summer after having spinal surgery to repair a herniated disc. [PensBurgh]

- Alex Ovechkin is officially a father of two boys. His youngest son, Ilya, was born Wednesday morning.

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