9:30 P.M. at anaheim FSN, 100.3-FM
Preview: The Ducks, the fourth-best offensive team in the NHL at 3.15 goals per game, have reeled off an 11-0-2 start in Anaheim — the NHL’s second-longest home point streak to open a season in the shootout era.
Players to watch: Ducks RW Corey Perry is tied for second in the NHL with 20 goals, C Ryan Getzlaf is tied for third with 37 points and has the NHL’s longest active point streak (12 games). Wild G Josh Harding leads the NHL with a 1.50 goals-against average, but 13 of his 16 wins have come at home.
Numbers: This will be the 18th meeting of the Koivu brothers. Anaheim’s Saku has seven points against Mikko’s 11 in those games but is 10-3-4 against the Wild. … The Ducks are tied for fifth in the NHL at 31.9 shots per game; the Wild allows the third-fewest shots per game at 25.6.
Injuries: Wild C Mikael Granlund (concussion) is out. Ducks D Sheldon Souray (wrist), RW Jakob Silfverberg (hand), D Francois Beauchemin (upper body), D Luca Sbisa (wrist), G Viktor Fasth (lower body), D Mark Fistric (upper body) and C Mathieu Perreault (lower body) are out.
|Cincinnati - WP: A. Simon||4||FINAL|
|Chicago Cubs - LP: J. Samardzija||1|
|St. Louis - LP: M. Wacha||1||FINAL|
|Washington - WP: G. Gonzalez||3|
|Milwaukee - WP: K. Lohse||5||FINAL|
|Pittsburgh - LP: C. Morton||3|
|Toronto - WP: S. Delabar||3||FINAL|
|Cleveland - LP: M. Rzepczynski||2|
|LA Angels - WP: J. Weaver||11||FINAL|
|Detroit - LP: D. Smyly||6|
|Atlanta - WP: A. Harang||6||FINAL|
|NY Mets - LP: J. Niese||0|
|Baltimore - WP: C. Tillman||8||FINAL|
|Boston - LP: J. Lackey||4|
|NY Yankees - LP: A. Warren||5||FINAL|
|Tampa Bay - WP: J. McGee||11|
|Seattle - LP: Y. Medina||4||FINAL|
|Miami - WP: S. Cishek||8|
|Chicago WSox - LP: F. Paulino||0||FINAL|
|Texas - WP: M. Perez||12|
|Minnesota - LP: R. Nolasco||0||FINAL|
|Kansas City - WP: J. Vargas||5|
|Philadelphia - LP: J. Pettibone||1||FINAL|
|Colorado - WP: T. Chatwood||12|
|Houston - LP: J. Cosart||3||FINAL|
|Oakland - WP: S. Gray||11|
|San Francisco - LP: M. Cain||1||FINAL|
|San Diego - WP: T. Ross||2|
|Arizona - WP: J. Thatcher||4||FINAL|
|Los Angeles - LP: C. Perez||2|
Poll: Can the Wild rally to win its playoff series against Colorado?