7 P.M. VS. NEW JERSEY • XCEL CENTER • FSN, 100.3-FM
Preview: The Wild (7-4-3) has won four of its past five games and has only one loss at Xcel this season. It will take a 5-1-2 home record into Sunday’s game against the Devils, who stumbled out of the gate with an 0-4-3 record. New Jersey (3-5-4) earned its first consecutive victories of the season in its final two games of October.
Players to watch: Wild RW Jason Pominville extended his goal streak to three games with two goals and an assist in Friday’s victory over Montreal; his nine goals are tied for fourth in the NHL. Devils D Marek Zidlicky, who played for the Wild from 2008-2012, is tied for ninth in scoring among NHL defensemen with a goal and eight assists.
Numbers: The Devils’ four overtime games are the most in the NHL. They are 1-5-2 on the road. … Despite going 0-1 on the power play Friday, the Wild’s 13 power-play goals remain tied for the most in the NHL.
Injuries: Wild LW Mike Rupp (knee) is out. Devils D Bryce Salvador (foot) and LW Ryane Clowe (head) are out; the status of C Travis Zajac (sprained ankle) and G Cory Schneider (lower body) is uncertain.
|Atlanta - LP: J. Johnson||0||FINAL|
|Philadelphia - WP: K. Giles||1|
|NY Mets - LP: J. deGrom||1||FINAL|
|NY Yankees - WP: M. Pineda||6|
|Boston - WP: A. Ogando||7||FINAL|
|Baltimore - LP: B. Matusz||5|
|Cleveland - WP: D. Salazar||13||FINAL|
|Detroit - LP: S. Greene||1|
|Chicago Cubs - WP: J. Motte||7||FINAL|
|Cincinnati - LP: B. Badenhop||3|
|Washington - LP: T. Roark||2||FINAL|
|Miami - WP: B. Morris||3|
|Toronto - LP: R. Dickey||3||FINAL|
|Tampa Bay - WP: J. Dominguez||12|
|St. Louis - WP: C. Martinez||3||FINAL|
|Milwaukee - LP: M. Garza||0|
|San Francisco - LP: C. Heston||4||FINAL|
|Colorado - WP: E. Butler||6|
|Pittsburgh - WP: G. Cole||4||FINAL|
|Arizona - LP: J. Collmenter||1|
|Houston||0||Top 10th Inning|
|Texas||2||Top 9th Inning|
|Los Angeles||2||Bottom 8th Inning|
|Minnesota - LP: P. Hughes||0||FINAL|
|Seattle - WP: F. Hernandez||2|
|New York City||0||FINAL|