6 p.m. at Nashville • Bridgestone Arena • FSN Plus, 100.3-FM
Preview: The Wild will try to run its road winning streak to three, but it’ll have to do it in a place that hasn’t always been friendly. Minnesota is 7-13-4 at Nashville all-time, and the Wild lost its first game there this season, 3-2 on Oct. 8. This is the fourth of five consecutive home games for Nashville. The Predators split the first two games before losing to Ottawa 2-1 in a shootout Saturday. Nashville had a 33-21 advantage in shots on goal, including 6-0 in overtime.
Players to watch: Wild RW Justin Fontaine and RW Jason Pominville each has a goal in two games against Nashville this season. G Darcy Kuemper is expected to get the start, which will be his first against Nashville. Shea Weber is the Predators’ leading scorer (10-19—29). Mike Fischer scored his 12th goal of the season against the Senators. Craig Smith has a team-high 13 goals.
Numbers: Seven of the past eight games between these two teams have been decided by one goal. The two teams have split two games this season, each winning at home.
Injuries: Wild C Mikko Koivu (ankle), LW Zach Parise (foot), D Jared Spurgeon (foot) and G Josh Harding (illness) are out. Nashville G Pekka Rinne (hip surgery) is out; RW Patric Hornqvist (lower body) is questionable.
|Miami - D. Phelps||6:05 PM|
|Washington - J. Zimmermann|
|NY Yankees - C. Whitley||6:07 PM|
|Toronto - R. Dickey|
|Philadelphia - A. Harang||6:10 PM|
|Atlanta - A. Wood|
|Tampa Bay - J. Odorizzi||6:10 PM|
|Boston - C. Buchholz|
|Los Angeles - C. Kershaw||6:20 PM|
|Milwaukee - K. Lohse|
|Chicago Cubs - T. Wood||7:10 PM|
|St. Louis - C. Martinez|
|Oakland - J. Hahn||7:10 PM|
|Minnesota - P. Hughes|
|Texas - R. Detwiler||7:10 PM|
|Houston - D. Keuchel|
|Arizona - J. Collmenter||7:40 PM|
|Colorado - T. Matzek|
|Seattle - F. Hernandez||9:05 PM|
|LA Angels - M. Shoemaker|
|San Diego - T. Ross||9:15 PM|
|San Francisco - M. Bumgarner|
|LA Clippers||8:30 PM|
|NY Rangers||6:30 PM|