Preview: Dallas at Wild

  • Updated: January 19, 2013 - 10:45 PM

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Preview: This is the first of nine back-to-backs for the Wild and the second in a three-game homestand to start the season. The Stars (1-0) are making their only visit.

Players to watch: Wild G Josh Harding is expected to start. He is 1-1 all time vs. Dallas with a 3.58 goals-against average and .880 save percentage. RW Dany Heatley has scored 23 points in 23 games vs. the Star. New Stars LW Ray Whitney has 27 points in 26 games vs. the Wild, while LW Loui Eriksson has 23 points in 24 and LW Brenden Morrow has 21 points in 34. Eriksson is playing on a top line with acquisitions Jaromir Jagr, who scored two goals Saturday night, and Derek Roy.

Numbers: C Mikko Koivu is expected to play his 490th game, passing Andrew Brunette for fourth on the Wild's all-time list. ... The Wild is 14-22-8 all time vs. the former North Stars, 11-9-2 in Minnesota.

Injuries: Stars F Jamie Benn is unsigned and D Aaron Rome (groin) is questionable.

MICHAEL RUSSO

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