- Well, it’s time for people to get mad. NHL Network has released their annual player rankings bit-by-bit this summer and we have just come across where Minnesota Wild star Kirill Kaprizov ranks among the players. It’s 14th.
- The Wild keep on trimming their training camp roster and yesterday they sent some significant names down to Iowa for AHL camp. [Hockey Wilderness]
- Calen Addison is so damn fun to watch and for that (and many other reasons) he’s earned the No. 4 spot on our 2022 Top 25 Under 25 list. [Hockey Wilderness]
- Russo sat down with Ryan Hartman and talked about his summer, including an amusing story about his engagement. [The Athletic]
Off the trail...
- The Toronto Maple Leafs finally signed Rasmus Sandin to a contract, but during the summer, the young defensemen spent his time foraging mushrooms to keep his mind off the negotiations. [Yahoo Sports]
- Martin St-Louis is using the Montreal Canadiens’ preseason as a stress test, not a try-out. [EOTP]
- The Pittsburgh Penguins’ core is back and they’re trying to make it worthwhile. [ESPN]