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Wilderness Walk: Colorado defenseman suspended for hit on Hartman

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That’s Wild

  • During Wednesday’s game against the Minnesota Wild, Colorado Avalanche defenseman Jacob MacDonald laid an illegal check to the head on forward Ryan Hartman. After a hearing with the NHL’s Department of Player Safety, it was announced that MacDonald will be suspended for two games. [ESPN]
  • Any conversation had about the Wild acquiring Luke Glendening is a mistake. [10K Rinks]

Off the trail...

  • What’s wrong with Carter Hart? Other than being a goaltender that plays for the Philadelphia Flyers. [The Athletic]
  • A conversation how the entire hockey world values defensemen should be had, and Samuel Girard and Adam Fox are forcing those discussions. [The Athletic]
  • Even after heart surgery, Henrik Lundqvist isn’t ruling out an NHL return. [NBC Sports]