- Some players for the Minnesota Wild — and one special rookie — have started to arrive in the area as they prepare for a season that should be coming any week now... [Hockey Wilderness]
- To feel somewhat normal, the 2021 World Juniors will be taking place around their scheduled time and Team USA have announced their training camp roster, which includes one high-end Wild prospect. [Hockey Wilderness]
- It’s too early to tell just how Bill Guerin stacks up against general managers around the league. [ProHockeyTalk]
Off the trail...
- The NHL and NHLPA have had minimal conversation within the last few weeks and with the targeted season start date of Jan. 1 only one month away, it looks like history will rear its ugly head. Things looked similar during the last lockout in 2012-13, that’s all I’m saying. [Toronto Star]
- The spot for first overall of the 2021 NHL Draft is wide open and there are several candidates. [The Athletic]
- The Dallas Stars revealed what their entire get up will look like with the new “Reverse Retro” jersey and I want to puke.