- According to Michael Russo, all signs are pointing to Minnesota Wild GM Bill Guerin not asking Ryan Suter or Zach Parise to waive their no-move clauses before the protection list needs to be submitted by July 17 — forcing the team to protect those two players. [The Athletic]
- In the same update, Russo also mentions that the Wild have reached out to Brennan Menell and his agent about making a return to Minnesota.
- Speaking of defensemen and transactions, we go around the room and think of what player would be the worst case scenario, and which player would we be most comfortable with losing to the Seattle Kraken. [Hockey Wilderness]
- The NHL Entry Draft is coming up and Zach Bolduc is an interesting center (learn more here, you draft sickos) and Brennan Othmann is a powerful winger with a very good shot that should be taken in the mid to late-first round. Should the Wild be in on any of these dudes? [Hockey Wilderness]