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Your daily dose of Wild news, along with other interesting stories from around the NHL.

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That’s Wild

  • According to the 93X Morning Show, the Minnesota Wild are trying something new this season. Instead of the same old goal song for every home goal, players will choose their own individual goal song to be played whenever they score a goal at Xcel Energy Center.

This is something that could spread like wildfire through the league, inching towards a little bit of more personality shown by each player.

Off the trail...

  • The Ice Hockey in Harlem program continue to push through the pandemic, as told by William Douglas. [NHL dot com]
  • A look back through the years at the greatest one-year rental players, ranked of course. [ProHockeyTalk]
  • Vegas Golden Knights owner Bill Foley has some of the loosest lips in the hockey world. Other than his previous newsworthy quotes, on Monday he let it slip that the Jan. 15 start date for next season isn’t so realistic, and will go beyond that a “week or two.” [Sportsnet]
  • Some teams are letting players try on the new “Reverse Retro” jerseys on the ice during pre-training camp practice and some are looking much, much better on the actual athlete on the actual ice, like Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Ivan Provorov.