- Minnesota Wild captain Jared Spurgeon spills his guts about the new make-up of the roster and if he thinks he is going to gel with Alex Goligoski and the rest of the new blue line. [NHL dot com]
- A very hyped-up prospect, Marat Khusnutdinov rises to the No. 9 spot of our 2021 Top 25 Under 25 ranking and honestly, he would be higher if we did the voting just a couple weeks into his KHL season. [Hockey Wilderness]
- It seems that the Wild are getting younger and faster at forward, but on the blue line it’s the exact opposite. [10K Rinks]
Off the trail...
- There are still a number of very talented RFAs without contracts right now. After the whole offer sheet thing the other day you would think there’d be some movement. Not yet! [ProHockeyTalk]
- A look into how the Arizona Coyotes created a program for hockey coaches to improve diversity. [The Athletic]