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Minnesota Wild v Vegas Golden Knights Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images

That’s Wild

  • The Minnesota Wild just cannot win a game when they don’t take advantage of their power play opportunities, and they did exactly that against the Vegas Golden Knights. Ah, [Hockey Wilderness]
  • Will the Wild repeat the same fate they faced at the end of the 2016-17 season? [10K Rinks]
  • The Wild lead the NHL in goals scored, but they just cannot get any of those on the power play. [StarTribune]
  • So the Wild face the Carolina Hurricanes tonight, but they barely scraped through and are currently dealing with their own COVID issue, with Sebastian Aho, Seth Jarvis, and a member of the team staff, has entered the league’s protocol list.

Off the trail...

  • What teams have built around their stars well and which have wasted the careers of very good players? [NBC Sports]
  • Vancouver Canucks owner Francesco Aquilini sits down with Pierre Lebrun to talk about the firings and the future of the team. [The Athletic]walk