THE WILD’S WEEK AHEAD

Sunday: vs. Winnipeg, 7 p.m. (FSN)

Tuesday: at Montreal, 6:30 p.m. (FSN)

Wednesday: at Ottawa, 6:30 p.m. (FSN+)

Saturday: at Winnipeg, 2 p.m. (FSN)

Player to watch: Erik Karlsson, Ottawa

The dynamic Senators defenseman won the Norris Trophy two years ago after a 78-point season and once again leads all NHL defensemen in scoring.

VOICES

« I’ll take exception to anyone that tries to call us ‘soft,’ because that’s not true. »

— Wild coach Mike Yeo after some fans weren’t happy with the Wild’s response to Toronto’s physicality.