down the stretch

A look at the Wild's standing in the Western Conference playoff race after Tuesday night:

Team Points GR

7. Wild 53 2

Friday vs. Edmonton; Saturday at Colorado

8. Columbus 51 2

Thursday at Dallas; Saturday vs. Nashville

9. Detroit 50 3

Wednesday vs. L.A.; Thursday vs. Nashville; Saturday at Dallas

10. Dallas 48 2

Thursday vs. Columbus; Saturday vs. Detroit