Wild-Calgary gameday preview

  • Updated: March 3, 2014 - 1:30 AM

wild gameday

7 P.M. VS. CALGARY XCEL energy ctr. • FSN, 100.3-FM

Preview: The Wild, 13-4-2 in 2014 and 8-2-2 in its past 12 games, has won four in a row overall and five in a row at home. This is the Wild’s final game before Wednesday’s 2 p.m. trade deadline. Its next game isn’t until Saturday in Dallas. This is the third and final meeting between the Wild and Flames. The Wild won 5-1 at home Nov. 5 and lost 4-3 in overtime at Calgary on Feb. 1. The Flames are coming off an overtime win at Edmonton on Saturday.

Players to watch: Wild G Darcy Kuemper is 10-2-2 since Jan. 7 with a 1.94 goals-against average and .935 save percentage. LW Zach Parise has scored 11 of his 20 goals on the power play. He is tied for third in the NHL in power-play goals. LW Dany Heatley has three goals and three assists in his past six games and 18 points in 27 games against the Flames. Flames F Mike Cammalleri, on the trading block, has 16 points in 28 games against the Wild. C Sean Monahan is second among NHL rookies with 18 goals.

Numbers: Since Jan. 2, the Wild’s .737 points percentage (13-4-2) is first in the NHL and its goals against (2.05) is tied for first. … The Wild hasn’t given up a power-play goal in the past six games and eight of the past nine. … The Wild is 19-12-7 all-time at home against Calgary.

Injuries: Wild C Mikko Koivu (ankle) and D Marco Scandella (knee) may return; F Jason Zucker (leg) is out. Flames RW Kevin Westgarth (concussion), LW Curtis Glencross (ankle), RW Brian McGrattan (upper body) and G Karri Ramo (knee) are out.

MICHAEL RUSSO

  • get related content delivered to your inbox

  • manage my email subscriptions

ADVERTISEMENT

Philadelphia - WP: A. Harang 5 FINAL
Washington - LP: J. Zimmermann 3
Atlanta - LP: S. Marimon 5 FINAL
Toronto - WP: B. Cecil 6
Chicago WSox - WP: C. Sale 12 FINAL
Detroit - LP: A. Sanchez 3
Cleveland - WP: D. Salazar 4 FINAL
Minnesota - LP: P. Hughes 2
Cincinnati - LP: H. Bailey 2 FINAL
St. Louis - WP: C. Martinez 5
San Diego - LP: C. Kimbrel 6 FINAL
Chicago Cubs - WP: Z. Rosscup 7
Baltimore - WP: C. Tillman 4 FINAL
Boston - LP: C. Buchholz 1
Milwaukee 1 Bottom 4th Inning
Pittsburgh 3
Miami 0 Top 4th Inning
NY Mets 2
LA Angels 0 Bottom 4th Inning
Houston 0
NY Yankees 0 Top 5th Inning
Tampa Bay 0
Oakland 5 Top 4th Inning
Kansas City 0
Arizona - R. De La Rosa 8:05 PM
San Francisco - C. Heston
Colorado - J. Lyles 8:10 PM
Los Angeles - Z. Greinke
Texas - C. Lewis 8:10 PM
Seattle - F. Hernandez
Washington 93 FINAL
Toronto 86
New Orleans 99 FINAL
Golden State 106
Milwaukee 51 3rd Qtr
Chicago 60
Dallas 8:30 PM
Houston
Minnesota 1 FINAL
St. Louis 4
Detroit 1 FINAL
Tampa Bay 5
Pittsburgh 7:00 PM
NY Rangers
Winnipeg 9:30 PM
Anaheim
Houston 0 2nd Half 44:55
D.C. 1
Orlando City 0 1st Half 11:00
Columbus 1
Toronto FC 7:30 PM
FC Dallas
Seattle 8:00 PM
Colorado
Vancouver FC 8:30 PM
Real Salt Lake
Sporting Kansas City 9:30 PM
Los Angeles
Connect with twitterConnect with facebookConnect with Google+Connect with PinterestConnect with PinterestConnect with RssfeedConnect with email newsletters

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

question of the day

Poll: Who will be the Wild's MVP against St. Louis?

Weekly Question

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

 
Close