6 p.m. vs. Winnipeg • Xcel Energy Center • FSN Plus, 100.3-FM
Bad spot, down 0-2, but familiar
Preview: This is the ninth time in 13 playoff series the Wild has fallen behind 0-2. The team is 6-6 all-time in Game 3s. Winnipeg went 20-13-8 on the road in the regular season. The Jets are 7-9-1 with a tie all-time at Xcel Energy Center.
Players to watch: Winger Patrik Laine had a league-high 25 goals away from home. Goalie Connor Hellebuyck has stopped 34 of 37 shots in the series. Defenseman Dustin Byfuglien has 12 hits through two games.
Numbers: The Wild went 27-6-8 at home in the regular season. Twenty-two of center Eric Staal’s 42 goals came at home. The Jets had the eighth-best power play on the road in the regular season at 20.8 percent. Their penalty kill away from home was sixth (82.4 percent).
Injuries: Wild D Ryan Suter (right ankle fracture) and F Luke Kunin (torn ACL) are out. Jets D Dmitry Kulikov (upper body) and F Matt Hendricks (lower body) are out. D Toby Enstrom (lower body) and F Mathieu Perreault (upper body) are game-time decisions.