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That’s Wild

  • Domestic terrorists stormed the Capitol Building yesterday and the world is Hell, but here are some links to read about our favorite hockey team.
  • The Athletic’s Scott Wheeler was impressed by some of the Wild prospects after it was all said and done. [The Athletic]
  • Speaking of World Juniors, we took our own look at the five forwards that represented the Minnesota Wild and how they performed through the tournament. [Hockey Wilderness]
  • We’re continuing our look through the new West division and deciding if the Wild can really take them. Next up, the horrendous Los Angeles Kings. [Hockey Wilderness]

Off the trail...

  • Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask left the postseason bubble last year to tend to his sick daughter, he revealed this week. [Boston.com]
  • The Florida Panthers will open the season with a 25% capacity allowed in their arena. [ProHockeyTalk]
  • Toronto Maple Leafs forward Auston Matthews opened up his career with a four-goal performance against Craig Anderson and the Ottawa Senators. Everyone knows about it, but it’s interesting to hear from the opposing goaltender just how he felt through the historic performance.