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Wilderness Walk: A little quiet

Your daily dose of Wild news, along with other interesting stories from around the NHL.

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That’s Wild

  • Are the Wild out on Jack Eichel because they went after lower-tier free agents like Nick Foligno and Alex Goligoski? [10K Rinks]
  • Speaking of Foligno, Michael Russo sat down with the new Boston Bruins winger and had a chat about Minnesota, and his time in Columbus. [The Athletic]
  • New Wild d-man Goligoski was impressed by the Wild team last season. [StarTribune]


  • The Minnesota Wild signed a new center for a depth role, agreeing to a deal with Frederick Gaudreau that will keep him around for two seasons. But what kind of player is he and what can he bring to the Wild? [Hockey Wilderness]
  • GM Bill Guerin mentioned that he’s still looking for another forward in free agency, but is there anyone left for them? [Hockey Wilderness]
  • One of the new member of the Wild’s blue line, Dmitry Kulikov, sees this team as the right team for him. [Hockey Wilderness]

Off the trail...

  • New ESPN analyst Rick DiPietro had a one-on-one interview about a lot of different things. [The Athletic]
  • Inside the Makar brothers journey — one to Norris Trophy contention and the other being drafted this year. [The Athletic]
  • A look inside the contract negotiations between the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. [ESPN]