Gameday: Wild at Dallas

  • Updated: February 3, 2012 - 9:37 PM

Preview: The Wild has won three of four overall and two in a row on the road after an 11-game road winless streak. Speaking of winless streaks, the Wild has the NHL's longest current winless streak in one arena. It is 0-10-4 in its past 14 games in Dallas. The Wild last won in Dallas on March 21, 2003, 3-2 in overtime (Manny Fernandez, 34 saves). The Wild's last regulation victory in Dallas was March 8, 2002. The Wild beat the Stars at home, 5-2, on Jan. 21. Dallas, three points behind the eighth-place Wild, is 2-5-1 in the past eight.

Players to watch: Wild LW/RW Dany Heatley has four goals and eight points in the past four games. C Kyle Brodziak is on a five-game point streak (six points) and has a point in seven of the past eight games. C Erik Christensen, acquired Friday from the Rangers, will make his Wild debut. Stars LW Loui Eriksson has 22 points (6-16--22) in 21 games against the Wild.

Numbers: The Wild hasn't led in its past eight games in Dallas (last lead: Feb. 6, 2007). ... Of Heatley's 17 goals, 10 have been the Wild's first goal. Four have tied games, including three times in the third period.

Injuries: Wild C Mikko Koivu (shoulder) and D Clayton Stoner (lower body) are doubtful. LW/RW Pierre-Marc Bouchard (concussion), LW Guillaume Latendresse (concussion) and RW Jarod Palmer (concussion) are out. Stars F Mike Ribeiro (knee) and LW Brenden Morrow (upper body) are out.

MICHAEL RUSSO

  • 7 P.M. AT DALLAS • AMERICAN AIRLINES CENTER • FSN, 100.3-FM
  • get related content delivered to your inbox

  • manage my email subscriptions

ADVERTISEMENT

St. Louis - J. Kelly 3:05 PM
Chicago Cubs - T. Wood
Toronto - M. Buehrle 6:05 PM
NY Yankees - H. Kuroda
Arizona - W. Miley 6:05 PM
Philadelphia - K. Kendrick
Washington - T. Roark 6:10 PM
Cincinnati - A. Simon
Boston - J. Lester 6:10 PM
Tampa Bay - D. Price
San Diego - J. Hahn 6:35 PM
Atlanta - A. Wood
Oakland - J. Hammel 7:05 PM
Texas - J. Williams
NY Mets - Z. Wheeler 7:10 PM
Milwaukee - Y. Gallardo
Miami - B. Hand 7:10 PM
Houston - D. Keuchel
Chicago WSox - J. Danks 7:10 PM
Minnesota - K. Correia
Cleveland - J. Tomlin 7:10 PM
Kansas City - Y. Ventura
Pittsburgh - C. Morton 7:40 PM
Colorado - B. Anderson
Detroit - D. Smyly 9:05 PM
LA Angels - T. Skaggs
Baltimore - K. Gausman 9:10 PM
Seattle - F. Hernandez
Los Angeles - Z. Greinke 9:15 PM
San Francisco - T. Lincecum
Chivas USA 8:30 PM
Colorado
Calgary 26 FINAL
Edmonton 22
Winnipeg 9:00 PM
Brt Columbia
Ottawa 7/26/14 6:00 PM
Hamilton
Toronto 7/26/14 9:00 PM
Saskatchewan
Winnipeg 7/31/14 6:00 PM
Hamilton
Toronto 8/1/14 6:00 PM
Montreal
Brt Columbia 8/1/14 9:00 PM
Calgary
Saskatchewan 8/2/14 6:00 PM
Ottawa
Tulsa 6:00 PM
Washington
Chicago 6:30 PM
Atlanta
San Antonio 7:00 PM
Minnesota
Connect with twitterConnect with facebookConnect with Google+Connect with PinterestConnect with PinterestConnect with RssfeedConnect with email newsletters

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

question of the day

Poll: Which local pro team are you most excited about?

Weekly Question

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

 
Close