Today: vs. Boston, 2:30 p.m. (Ch. 11)

Thursday: at Florida, 6:30 p.m. (FSN)

Friday: at Dallas, 7:30 p.m. (FSN)

Player to watch:

Kris Versteeg, Florida

Has bounced around the league, but Versteeg has found a home in Florida -- leading the Panthers, who are trying to make the playoffs for the first time since 2000, with 22 goals and 48 points.

Voices "Outside our locker room, there's not a person in the world that probably thinks we're going to make the playoffs." -- Wild coach Mike Yeo.