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Wilderness Walk: St. Paul will not be a hub city

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Saint Paul, Minnesota History Center, Saint Paul Skyline Photo by: Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images

Let’s go over some news and notes:

- Kevin Fiala? He’s pretty good at hockey! Turns out the Wild weren’t completely out of their minds to trade for him last year. [Hockey Wilderness]

- The NHL has narrowed down its selections for hub cities, and St. Paul is no longer in the running. [Pioneer Press]

- We officially have ice!

Off the trail...

- Despite many players testing positive for COVID-19, the NHL has made the very interesting decision to increase the amount of players allowed to train together at the same time. [Sportsnet]

- We still have no idea when the 2020 NHL Entry Draft will be, and it’s forcing teams to get creative in their preparation. [The Athletic]

- A Dallas Stars staffer has been fired for making a racist comment online. Yikes. [ESPN]

- Chris Throburn, formerly of the Jets and Blues, has announced his retirement at 37 years old. [St. Louis Game Time]

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