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The Hockey News Podcast: How Legitimate are the Minnesota Wild?

Can the streaking Wild hang with the other juggernauts in the West Division? Is Jakob Chychrun a Norris Trophy threat? How did the Women's World Championship slip through the cracks? And more.
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This week on The Hockey News Podcast, with senior writers Ken Campbell, Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin:

- Andrew Shaw retires at 29 because of concussions. Will we keep seeing more players leave the game before their 30s because of head trauma?

- Jakob Chychrun leads all defensemen with 16 goals. Has he entered the Norris Trophy chat?

- Cole Caufield finally debuts in the NHL. What's his long-term ceiling?

- Patrick Roy wants back into the NHL as a coach or executive. What role, if any, suits him best?

- The Minnesota Wild have won seven straight games. Are they a Stanley Cup threat despite sharing a division with the superpowered Vegas Golden Knights and Colorado Avalanche?

- After the Nova Scotia government forces the cancellation of the Women's World Championship due to COVID-19 concerns, the IIHF admits it had no backup plan. Understandable or inexcusable?

- Listener mailbag, including: Who gets a higher AAV on his next contract – Brady Tkachuk or Andrei Svechnikov?

And more!

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