- In the aftermath of a terrible hit laid by Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Nic Hauge on our boy Kirill Kaprizov, a massive scrum piled up and in the end, Kaprizov was found pummeling opposing defenseman Zach Whitecloud. The Russian rookie can get rough.
- We ask a very important question: Beyond the Calder Trophy, are any Wild personnel up for awards? [Hockey Wilderness]
- After the magnificent comeback win against Vegas on Monday, their goaltender Robin Lehner were impressed by this team’s ability to pile on the pressure. [Hockey Wilderness]
- With every night, the chances of the first-round opponent changes. [Hockey Wilderness]
- The Wild are pumping up the intensity with the playoffs looming. [StarTribune]
- Nico Sturm and his girlfriend, Boston Pride defenseman Taylor Turnquist has an interesting story. [The Athletic]
Off the trail...
- Some experts weigh in on the Tom Wilson situation. [The Athletic]
- Speaking of Tom Wilson, he knows what he can get away with. [The Athletic]
- Dallas Stars’ Jason Robertson has had an interesting journey. [ESPN]
- In a surprise turn of events, New York Rangers GM Jeff Gorton and President John Davidson were fired on Wednesday afternoon. [Blueshirt Banter]