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Wilderness Walk: Both hub cities to be in Canada?

Your daily dose of Wild news, along with other interesting stories from around the NHL.

2017 Scotiabank NHL Centennial Classic - Detroit Red Wings v Toronto Maple Leafs Photo by Jeff Vinnick/NHLI via Getty Images

Let’s go over some news and notes:

- Mikko Koivu is probably going to retire when the season officially ends. Unfortunately his last ride with the Wild was pretty uneventful. [Hockey Wilderness]

- What was the worst draft class in Wild history? Believe it or not, it’s not the 2017 class headlined by Filip Johansson. [The Athletic]

- There are a whole lot of Minnesota-born hockey players in the world, but which one is the best? [Zone Coverage]

- Ryan Donato sighting!

Off the trail...

- The NHL and NHLPA continue to discuss a new CBA, and it sounds like Olympic participation is a significant point of interest in these conversations. [Sportsnet]

- The CHL Import Draft was yesterday, and there were some young players involved that you’ll want to keep an eye on next season. [The Hockey News]

- Wayne Gretzky enjoys drinking White Claws. [The Athletic]

- Hooray for draft rankings! [ESPN]

- Las Vegas appears to be out of the running as a potential hub city, which makes sense considering the upswing of COVID-19 cases in Sin City.

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