8 P.M. at CALGARY • FSN-Plus,100.3-FM
Preview: The Wild, 1-5-1 in its past six and in seventh place in the Western Conference, plays at Calgary for the final time this season. The Wild is 2-1 vs. the Flames this season. The Flames have won three of their past four games.
Players to watch: Zach Parise has no goals and three assists in April and linemate Mikko Koivu has no points at all this month. This comes after a stretch in which Koivu had points in seven consecutive games. Parise scored 27 seconds into overtime to give the Wild a 2-1 victory over Calgary on Feb. 26. Wild G Niklas Backstrom is 2-1-0 vs. Calgary this season with a 1.30 goals-against average and a .944 save percentage. Flames C Matt Stajan has two goals vs. the Wild this season.
Numbers: The Wild has scored eight goals and allowed 16 goals in April, going 4-for-16 on the power play. Minnesota is 6-3-0 in its past nine road games and 7-4-0 in its past 11 games in Calgary.
Injuries: Wild G Josh Harding (illness), W Dany Heatley (shoulder surgery) and C Zenon Konopka (foot) are out. C Matt Cullen (lower body) is questionable. Calgary LW/C Lance Bouma (knee surgery), C/LW Paul Byron (broken hand) and LW Alex Tanguay (knee) are out. G Mikka Kiprusoff (undisclosed), Stajan (upper body), LW Curtis Glencross (flu-like symptoms) and W Brian McGrattan (shoulder) are questionable.
|Cincinnati - WP: J. Cueto||4||FINAL|
|Pittsburgh - LP: E. Volquez||1|
|LA Angels - WP: T. Skaggs||7||FINAL|
|Washington - LP: T. Jordan||2|
|Kansas City - WP: J. Shields||8||FINAL|
|Cleveland - LP: D. Salazar||2|
|Baltimore - LP: E. Meek||3||FINAL|
|Toronto - WP: S. Delabar||9|
|Chicago WSox - LP: C. Leesman||6||FINAL|
|Detroit - WP: J. Verlander||8|
|St. Louis - WP: A. Wainwright||3||FINAL|
|NY Mets - LP: D. Gee||0|
|Miami - WP: J. Fernandez||1||FINAL|
|Atlanta - LP: A. Wood||0|
|Minnesota - LP: K. Gibson||3||FINAL|
|Tampa Bay - WP: D. Price||7|
|NY Yankees - WP: M. Tanaka||9||FINAL|
|Boston - LP: J. Lester||3|
|Arizona - LP: B. McCarthy||2||FINAL|
|Chicago Cubs - WP: J. Hammel||9|
|San Diego - WP: D. Roach||2||FINAL|
|Milwaukee - LP: A. Figaro||1|
|San Francisco - LP: M. Bumgarner||1||FINAL|
|Colorado - WP: F. Morales||2|
|Texas - WP: A. Ogando||5||FINAL|
|Oakland - LP: L. Gregerson||4|
|Houston - WP: C. McHugh||5||FINAL|
|Seattle - LP: E. Ramirez||2|
|Philadelphia - WP: A. Bastardo||3||FINAL|
|Los Angeles - LP: J. Howell||2|
Poll: Can the Wild rally to win its playoff series against Colorado?