7 p.m. at Dallas • FSN Plus, 100.3-FM
Preview: After beating Dallas 5-2 Thursday at home, the Wild will try to extend its season-best point streak to eight games. It is 4-0-3 in its past seven. A Stars loss would officially eliminate them from playoff contention. As part of the celebration surrounding the Stars’ 25th anniversary in Dallas, former North Stars forward Mike Modano, the NHL’s all-time leading American-born scorer (1,374 points), will be honored at the game.
Players to watch: With two goals Thursday, Wild F Zach Parise extended his point streak to five games, with four goals and two assists in that span. Dallas D John Klingberg is ranked third in scoring among NHL defensemen with 62 points, and his 55 assists are No. 1.
Numbers: The Wild is 11-3-4 in its past 18 games against Dallas, including a 5-2-2 mark on the road. … F Mikael Granlund has 43 assists this season, tying his career high.
Injuries: Wild D Jared Spurgeon (torn hamstring), D Gustav Olofsson (upper-body injury) and F Luke Kunin (torn ACL) are out. Stars G Ben Bishop (knee), D Steven Johns (concussion) and F Martin Hanzal (back surgery) are out.