Sunday: vs. Colorado, 6 p.m. (FSN). Tuesday: at Colorado, 8 p.m. (NBCSN). Thursday: at Phoenix, 8 p.m. (FSN).

Player to watch: Radim Vrbata, Phoenix The 30-year-old right winger, playing in Dave Tippett's defensive system, is tied for fifth in the NHL with a career-high 30 goals.

Voices "He was fourth." — Wild coach Mike Yeo joking on how he planned to choose enforcer Matt Kassian, who scored twice, to shoot fourth in Thursday's shootout loss in Montreal.