Sunday: vs. Detroit, 11:30 a.m. (NBC). Tuesday: vs. Edmonton, 7 p.m. (KSTC). Thursday: at Los Angeles, 9:30 p.m. (FSN). Friday: at Anaheim, 9 p.m. (FSN)

Player to watch: Taylor Hall The Oilers' 19-year-old rising star makes his second appearance at Xcel and first since the Wild's home opener. Let's just say the NHL's third-leading scorer among rookies is a different player since Oct. 14.

The quote "You’re not going to win every game, but we probably deserved to win that one." — Cal Clutterbuck after the Wild outshot Vancouver 29-14 and lost 4-1 on Tuesday.

MICHAEL RUSSO