- Paul Fenton's name will never not leave a bad taste in the mouth of most Minnesota Wild fans, but he might have just been right to move on from the players that he controversially traded away. [Hockey Wilderness]
- GM Bill Guerin opens up about the Wild being in "cap hell." [BMTS]
Off the trail...
A big look at which NHL teams are best poised to make a big splash in free agency next summer. It might be far away but there are some significant names that could be switching teams and some hockey clubs have some cap space and desire to take the next step. [The Athletic]
There is another very good Russian prospect that is going to go at the top of the 2024 NHL Draft. Some are even saying that he is better than Matvei Michkov. Meet Ivan Demidov. [Daily Faceoff]
Speaking of the NHL Draft, which teams have been the best at acquiring draft capital, and which are the worst? [Yahoo Sports]
Sean McIndoe has another thought experiment in the dead of the hockey offseason. How many NHL lineups could you build with players whose jersey numbers add up to 100? It's fun, at least. [The Athletic]