9 P.M. at CALGARY • SADDLEDOME • FSN, 100.3-FM
Preview: The Wild ended a 9-4-1 January with a 5-4 loss Thursday at Colorado. The Wild is 1-1-1 on its four-game trip. … The Flames have won a season-high four in a row, all on home ice. The Wild is 8-4 in its past 12 at Calgary after a 3-18-4 run there.
Players to watch: Wild LW Zach Parise, named captain of the U.S. Olympic team Friday, has three goals and four assists in the past two games. C Mikael Granlund has seven points during a four-game point streak, and RW Jason Pominville has three goals and six points during a four-game point streak. C Kyle Brodziak is minus-7 the past four games. Flames LW Michael Cammalleri, likely trade bait before the March 5 deadline, is expected to return from a concussion. C Sean Monahan is tied for 11th among rookies with 22 points. C Jiri Hudler leads with 42 points.
Numbers: The Flames rank 28th in the NHL in goals per game (2.30), 28th in shots per game (26.7) and 28th in goals against per game (3.09). … Calgary’s power play ranks 25th (14.6 percent).
Injuries: Wild D Jared Spurgeon (broken foot) might return. C Mikko Koivu (ankle surgery) and G Josh Harding (illness) are out. Flames LW Curtis Glencross (ankle) is out.
|Kansas City - LP: B. Chen||1||FINAL|
|Cleveland - WP: C. Kluber||5|
|Cincinnati - WP: T. Cingrani||2||FINAL|
|Pittsburgh - LP: B. Cumpton||1|
|Chicago WSox - LP: J. Quintana||4||FINAL|
|Detroit - WP: M. Scherzer||7|
|St. Louis - LP: L. Lynn||1||FINAL|
|NY Mets - WP: B. Colon||4|
|Minnesota - WP: R. Nolasco||9||FINAL|
|Tampa Bay - LP: E. Bedard||7|
|Arizona - WP: M. Bolsinger||5||FINAL|
|Chicago Cubs - LP: E. Jackson||2|
|San Diego - WP: A. Torres||4||FINAL|
|Washington - LP: C. Stammen||3|
|Baltimore - WP: B. Norris||11||FINAL|
|Toronto - LP: B. Cecil||4|
|NY Yankees - WP: C. Sabathia||14||FINAL|
|Boston - LP: F. Doubront||5|
|Oakland - WP: S. Kazmir||10||FINAL|
|Houston - LP: B. Oberholtzer||1|
|Philadelphia - WP: M. Adams||7||FINAL|
|Los Angeles - LP: B. Wilson||3|
Poll: Should Wild's Matt Cooke be suspended for his Game 3 kneeing hit?