9 p.m. at Calgary • FSN, 100.3-FM
Preview: The Wild concludes its first back-to-back games of the season with a stop in Calgary, where it has gone 14-23-6. The Flames are 4-3 this season and are third in the Pacific Division. The game ends a season-opening string in which the Wild played five of six games on the road; beginning Tuesday, the Wild has six home games in 12 nights, its longest homestand of the season.
Players to watch: G Alex Stalock, the likely starter for the Wild, stopped 38 of 42 shots in his lone start this season, a 5-4 shootout loss at Carolina. Stalock is 1-2-2 against Calgary, with a 2.61 goals-against average and .887 save percentage in six games. … Flames F Johnny Gaudreau is one of the top scorers in the NHL, with two goals and eight assists in seven games.
Numbers: The Wild is 11-5-2 in its past 18 games at the Saddledome after a 3-18-4 start there. … Last season the Wild had a 7-5-2 record on the first night of back-to-back games and a 7-4-3 mark on the second.
Injuries: Wild F Zach Parise (undisclosed), F Charlie Coyle (broken fibula) and Nino Niederreiter (sprained left ankle) are out. F Mikael Granlund (groin) is questionable. The Flames report no injuries.