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Let’s go over some news and notes:

- Rejoice, Minnesota! Kirill Kaprizov has finally signed his entry-level contract and will play for the Wild in 2020-21. [Hockey Wilderness]

- Dean Evason isn’t going anywhere. The Wild have removed the interim tag and named him the full-time head coach. [Hockey Wilderness]

- The Canucks are reportedly open to trading Brock Boeser. Should the Wild be interested in the Minnesota native? [Hockey Wilderness]

- At 35 years old, Ryan Suter still nearly set a new record for points in a season. [Hockey Wilderness]

- No need to bother waiting to buy your Kirill Kaprizov jersey. We already know what number he’ll be wearing.

Off the trail...

- Speaking of prospects signing their entry-level deals, Alexander Romanov is finally under contract for the Canadiens. [Eyes On The Prize]

- The Penguins had to “sideline” nine players from training camp yesterday to protect them from COVID-19. Not great! [PensBurgh]

- Did you forget some of the key storylines that sprouted during the 2019-20 regular season? Here’s a refresher. [The Athletic]

- Remember that one time Marek Malik owned Olaf Kolzig in the shootout?

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