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Wake With Elias: Brackett to Minnesota and Phase 3 Update

Judd Brackett has a new home and some updates on who is back for Phase 3

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Canucks News

  • Some news about former Director of Amateur Scouting Judd Brackett — he has signed with Canucks play-in opponent, the Minnesota Wild. I am sure the online reaction to this news will be calm, measured, and level-headed.
  • The Athletic’s Thomas Drance announced that all 34 Canucks players are expected to play in Phase 3. While things can change, this is a very positive sign as the team prepares for their play-in series.
  • TSN’s Rick Dhaliwal has some updates on Canucks prospects that he reports are NOT going to Europe given the volatile state of the AHL:
  • Minnesota forward Zach Parise on how the Wild match up against the Canucks [TSN]
  • An NHL rumours column that features a look a prospect Jack Rathbone [Last Word on Sports]
  • And the latest episode of the C4 Canucks Podcast [Canucks Hockey Blog]

NHL News

  • A preview of Carey Price and the Montreal Canadiens [Sportsnet]
  • A piece from The Athletic on children’s hockey books [The Athletic]
  • Why the St. Louis Blues can repeat as Stanley Cup Champions [St. Louis Game Time]
  • And a ranking of all the Minnesota Wild rivalries [Hockey Wilderness]