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Wilderness Walk: 24-team playoff incoming?

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:

- Cole Perfetti is one of the more exciting players available in this year’s draft, and the team that selects him will likely end up being very happy. [Hockey Wilderness]

- Speaking of, the 2020 NHL Entry Draft has the potential to be just as impactful for the Wild as the 2010 draft was. [Zone Coverage]

- Devan Dubnyk has had a really rough year, and this pandemic isn’t making things any better. But still, the stoppage is allowing him to spend more time with his family, which is the most important thing. [Wild]

- What was the greatest line in Wild history? You don’t have to look to far into the past for the correct answer. [ESPN]

Off the trail...

- It’s sure sounding like a 24-team playoff is becoming a very real option if the NHL returns to play this summer. [TSN]

- Before the NHL returns, though, frequent testing for COVID-19 will be essential. [NHL]

- Stefan Noesen has a pair of pups that deserve your full attention.

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