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Wilderness Walk: Soucy, Rask added to COVID protocol list

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That’s Wild

  • The Minnesota Wild now have 11 players on the NHL’s COVID protocol list, after adding defenseman Carson Soucy and forward Victor Rask on Monday. These links are now just updating the amount of Minnesota players that are in quarantine. [Russo]
  • In his media update yesterday morning, GM Bill Guerin expected the Wild’s COVID situation to get worse. [Hockey Wilderness]
  • Speaking of getting worse, the NHL postponed two more Wild games, delay any potential return to action until next week. [Hockey Wilderness]
  • In non-pandemic related news, Ottawa Senators forward Derek Stepan is missing home and his family in Minnesota. So should the Wild help him out and try to make an exchange of a couple of expiring contracts? [Hockey Wilderness]
  • In great detail, Michael Russo goes over the Wild’s current situation and what the NHL might be doing in the future to attempt to combat the virus. [The Athletic]
  • Minnesota can’t really tank anytime soon. [10K Rinks]

Off the trail...

  • Dom from The Athletic watched every 3-on-3 overtime from last season and tried to analyze the best way to score a dang goal. [The Athletic]
  • Khudobin is back to normal, after a one-game team penalty because the goaltender was late to a practice. [NBC Sports]
  • The Pittsburgh Penguins are without a GM and any real option in between the pipes. Damn, that sucks for them. [Pensburgh]