Let’s go over some news and notes:
- Zach Parise put together a good 2019-20 campaign for the Wild, but that doesn’t necessarily mean he won’t be involved in trade discussions again once the offseason begins. [Hockey Wilderness]
- How worthy are the Wild of winning the first overall pick, and how much of a fit would Alexis Lafreniere be in Minnesota? [ESPN]
- Jonas Brodin to the Seattle franchise? It’s a distinct possibility for the upcoming expansion draft. [The Athletic]
Off the trail...
- How will players perform in the postseason without fans in the building? Will it negatively impact stars from playing to their full potential? [The Athletic]
- For some reason, Jared Spurgeon apparently isn’t one of the top 16 defensemen taking part in the 24-team tournament. [NHL]
- Flyers forward Oskar Lindblom, after months of treatment for Ewing sarcoma, finally rang the bell on Thursday!