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- For his dedication to making hockey a more inclusive sport and helping out the local Minnesota community, Wild defenseman Matt Dumba has been nominated for the Kling Clancy Memorial Trophy. It is awarded to the player who best exemplifies leadership qualities on and off the ice and has made a noteworthy humanitarian contribution in his community. Dumba took home the award back in 2020.
- In other news, head coach Dean Evason promised some new and improved special teams after the Minnesota Wild got booted out of the first round last year. Now, 12 months later and the same result, and some games being decided by those special teams, where have they gone? [Hockey Wilderness]
- Don't worry, Wild fans, the Chicago Blackhawks can still be terrible with Connor Bedard. [Hockey Wilderness]
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