- Minnesota Wild center Connor Dewar was recently recognized for his commitment to his community in The Pas, Manitoba and for his commitment to support the Indigenous community on and off the ice, as a proud member of a Red River Métis family.
- Some people are out here thinking about hypothetical trades that see one key member of the Wild's core going off because of cap issues or trying to take advantage of a different team's shortcomings. Well, we have to be realistic and there is no way the Wild are trading someone like Joel Eriksson Ek this summer. [Hockey Wilderness]
Off the trail...
- The Stanley Cup Final has started and Game 1 was the Vegas Golden Knights earning a well-fought win over the Florida Panthers. [NBC Sports]
- Jack Eichel really has been the "complete package" for Vegas in these playoffs. [NHL dot com]
- More hockey seasons are coming to a close as the Quebec Ramparts took home the Memorial Cup after a massive 5-0 win over the Seattle Thunderbirds to get crowned the CHL's top team. [Yahoo Sports]