7 p.m. VS. NASHVILLE • Xcel • NBCSN, 100.3-FM
Preview: After a 1-2-1 road trip, the Wild will play six of its next seven games on home ice as it tries to find its scoring touch. The Predators — who beat the Wild 3-2 in Nashville on Oct. 8—enter the game on a hot streak, with a 4-0-1 record in their past five.
Players to watch: Wild C Mikko Koivu has 29 points in 27 games against the Predators; LW Dany Heatley, who has no goals and two assists this season, has 24 points — including 14 goals — in 21 games vs. Nashville. … Predators C Matt Cullen, who played three seasons with the Wild before signing with Nashville last summer, has two goals and two assists. D Seth Jones leads NHL rookies in ice time (24 minutes, 28 seconds per game) and has two goals and two assists.
Numbers: Wild D Ryan Suter will play his 600th NHL game; he played the first 542 with Nashville.
Injuries: Wild C Charlie Coyle (knee) and LW Mike Rupp (knee) are out; D Keith Ballard (head) is questionable. Nashville D Roman Josi (concussion) is out; C Mike Fisher (lower body) and LW Rich Clune (personal reasons) are listed as questionable.
|San Diego||24||3rd Qtr 5:17|
|Washington||12/15/13 12:00 PM|
|San Francisco||12/15/13 12:00 PM|
|Seattle||12/15/13 12:00 PM|
|Chicago||12/15/13 12:00 PM|
|Houston||12/15/13 12:00 PM|
|Buffalo||12/15/13 12:00 PM|
|New England||12/15/13 12:00 PM|
|Philadelphia||12/15/13 12:00 PM|
|Kansas City||12/15/13 3:05 PM|
|NY Jets||12/15/13 3:05 PM|
|Arizona||12/15/13 3:25 PM|
|New Orleans||12/15/13 3:25 PM|
|Green Bay||12/15/13 3:25 PM|
|Cincinnati||12/15/13 7:30 PM|
|Baltimore||12/16/13 7:40 PM|
|LA Clippers||71||4th Qtr 7:05|
|Toronto||3||3rd Prd :30|
|Dallas||1||3rd Prd 1:55|
|Colorado||3||1st OT 2:22|
|NY Islanders||3||2nd Prd 1:51|
|Boston||3||2nd Prd 20:00|
|Coll of Charleston||68|
|Fla Atlantic||52||2nd Half 12:28|
|Army||12/14/13 2:00 PM|
|SE Missouri St||72|
|(17) Iowa State||83|
|Denver||50||2nd Half 9:08|
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