Preview: Former Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau rolls into his first game in Anaheim since being fired last April. The Wild leads the West with a .697 points percentage and 7-0-2 in its past nine road games. The Wild is 15-2-4 in its past 22 games and 8-1-4 in its past 13 road games.

Players to watch: Wild G Devan Dubnyk is expected to start. He won his 20th game Thursday in San Jose but has given up four goals in each of his past three starts. C Mikko Koivu has 10 goals and 22 points in the past 21 games. LW Zach Parise has scored in his past two games. C Ryan Kesler’s 24 goals and 35 points in 56 games against Minnesota leads all Ducks.

Injuries: Ducks C Ryan Getzlaf (lower body) is questionable. F Nate Thompson (Achilles’ tendon), D Simon Despres (upper body) and D Clayton Stoner (lower body) are out.

MICHAEL RUSSO