Wild gameday 7 p.m. vs. Chicago • FSN, 107.9-FM

Wild seeks consistency against Chicago

Preview: The Wild (5-4-2) will look to avoid last season’s fate, when the team beat Chicago (6-5-2) in the first meeting of the season but dropped the remaining three. A 5-2 result Oct. 12 was the Wild’s first victory of the season. Chicago is coming off its first shutout, which ended a three-game losing streak.

– Coach Bruce Boudreau.

Numbers: Chicago goaltender Corey Crawford ranks fourth in the league with a 1.92 goals-against average and third with a .941 save percentage.

Injuries: Forwards Zach Parise (back) and Charlie Coyle (leg) are out while Landon Ferraro (hip) is questionable. Forwards Marian Hossa (allergies) and Jordin Tootoo (upper body) and defensemen Michal Rozsival and Gustav Fors­ling (upper-body injuries) are out for Chicago.

Megan Ryan