- The Minnesota Wild visited the New Jersey Devils for their third game of a three-game road trip on the east coast, and, well, lost. With a 4-3 loss to the offensively charged Devils team, the Wild finish their excursion going 0-2-1, earning one single point in their last three games. There are some positives to be said about this team, but right now it doesn't feel necessary. [StarTribune]
- Unsurprisingly, the Wild are one of the NHL's most injured teams already this season. [The Hockey News]
- It's spooky season! It's time for a Wild Halloween. [Hockey Wilderness]
- While the injury played a part, Freddy Gaudreau does not look the same whatsoever. [Hockey Wilderness]
Off the trail...
- The Battle of Alberta outdoors in the Heritage Classic was in between two of the worst teams in the league this season. Someone had to win and it ended up being the Edmonton Oilers, as they stop their skid. [Yahoo Sports]
- One question for each team within a power rankings. [ESPN]
- Joe Thornton has officially retired from professional hockey. [NBC Sports]
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