Let’s go over some news and notes:
- Why couldn’t the Wild beat Vancouver? There are a lot of reasons, but here are the main ones. [Hockey Wilderness]
- Phase 2 of the draft lottery is tonight, and few other teams deserve the No. 1 pick more than the Wild. [Blueshirt Banter]
Off the trail...
- The Kraken are making history by hiring the NHL’s first black team broadcaster. Cincinnati Cyclones play-by-play announcer Everett Fitzhugh is headed to Seattle! [The Athletic]
- Unfortunately, Muzzin will have to wait until next season to play again. Columbus is moving on and the Leafs are going home. [The Cannon]
- The matchups are set. Get ready for another crazy week of hockey, folks.