Sunday: at Detroit, 4 p.m. (FSN); Thursday: at Vancouver, 9 p.m. (FSN); Friday: at Edmonton, 8 p.m. (Ch. 45)

Player to watch: Roberto Luongo The Canucks goaltender has had a magnificent season to help lead Vancouver to the President's Trophy, but the only way to silence his critics is to succeed in the postseason.

The quote "There is still an empty space in our stomachs as we move along." — Coach Todd Richards on how Tuesday's victory at St. Louis didn't change the fact the Wild will miss the playoffs.