- The NHL offseason is steadily creeping up and that means we're getting to some transactions and rumors of those transactions and rumors of those rumors of transactions. Recently, on Sportsnet radio, Jeff Marek recently mentioned the likelihood of Winnipeg Jets center Pierre-Luc Dubois wanting out. And ever so briefly, he mentioned the Minnesota Wild as an option for him.
Dubois is turning 25 years old soon, is a sizeable center, and is a restricted free agent this summer and is set to be an unrestricted free agent in summer 2024. He seems to be the type of player that the Wild have wanted for so long, but this would need some heavy contract moving by GM Bill Guerin.
- What can the Wild learn from both the Vegas Golden Knights and the Florida Panthers in this Stanley Cup Final? [Hockey Wilderness]
Off the trail...
- Why Matthew Tkachuk is a star in South Florida and his reputation is growing with every single game. [ESPN]
- After adding Ivan Provorov, the Columbus Blue Jackets are already busy and have acquired their second defenseman before the Stanley Cup has even been handed out. They got Damon Severson in a sign-and-trade where he got an eight-year, $50-million contract. [NBC Sports]