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Devan Dubnyk made another 38 saves as the Wild ended its four-game road trip with another shutout, this time in Buffalo.
In Sacramento two days early, Wolves bosses Tom Thibodeau and Scott Layden checked out the city's new downtown arena during Thursday's Spurs-Kings game
Jeff Carter tipped a shot past Pekka Rinne at 4:31 of overtime to lift Los Angeles to a 3-2 victory over the Nashville Predators on Thursday night for the Kings' fourth straight win.
Blake Griffin had 27 points and 13 rebounds and the Los Angeles Clippers opened the season Thursday night with a 114-106 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers.
The MLS-bound team will play its last match in Blaine on Saturday.