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Wilderness Walk: Do the Wild have one of the NHL’s best blue lines?

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Calgary Flames v Minnesota Wild Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images

That’s Wild

  • A total of five Wild prospects are representing their countries in Edmonton during the 2021 World Juniors later this month. Let’s see who they are and what we should expect. [Hockey Wilderness]
  • A few writers over at The Athletic have put together their thesis on how to run the Wild, both in short and long-terms. [The Athletic]
  • To add to the armchair general manager talk, Michael Russo adds his expansion mock draft for the Seattle Kraken and who Minnesota might lose in the process. [The Athletic]

Off the trail...

  • The team over at NBC Sports really wrote an entire article debating which NHL team has the best blue line, and they didn’t include the Minnesota Wild. I’m going to go yell at NBC now. [ProHockeyTalk]
  • Vancouver Canucks general manager believes that the team’s young core will still be in Vancouver when the team wins its first Stanley Cup. [NHL dot com]
  • A Wayne Gretzky rookie card just sold for over $1-million, breaking the record for highest price for a hockey card. [CBC]
  • There was a freakin’ trade over the weekend! The New York Islanders acquired RFA winger Dymtro Timashov in exchange for future considerations. A transaction, baby. [Lighthouse Hockey]
  • Disney is rebooting the Mighty Ducks and I don’t know how to feel about it.