7 p.m. vs. Arizona • Xcel Energy Center • FSN, 100.3-FM
Preview: The Wild’s three-game homestand concludes with a visit from the Coyotes (9-11-2). Last month, the Wild defeated Arizona 2-1. The Coyotes are coming off a 6-1 loss to the Calgary Flames at home Sunday. They’ve won just once in their last five games.
Players to watch: Arizona winger Clayton Keller has a team-high 14 points. Center Nick Schmaltz, whom the Coyotes acquired in a Sunday trade with the Blackhawks, has three assists in his past three games. Seven of winger Vinnie Hinostroza’s 10 points have come on the road.
Numbers: The Wild has scored 10 goals in its past two wins. Winger Zach Parise has three goals in his last four games. Arizona surrendered three shorthanded goals to Calgary on Sunday. The team’s penalty kill, though, is tops in the NHL at 90.3 percent.
Injuries: Coyotes F Christian Dvorak (torn pectoral muscle), D Jason Demers (knee) and G Darcy Kuemper (lower body) are out.