WILD’S WEEK AHEAD

Sunday: 4 p.m. at Ottawa

Tuesday: 7 p.m. vs. Calgary

Thursday: 7 p.m. vs. Boston

Saturday: 7 p.m. vs. Colorado

Sun., Tue., Thu. on FSN; Sat. on FSN+

 

Player to watch: David Backes, Bruins

The former Spring Lake Park High and Minnesota State Mankato standout has played 19 regular-season games in St. Paul, but this will be his first with Boston.

 

VOICES

“He’s the kind of guy that’s probably a little streaky. You get him one, I think he’ll have a good game, and then a good week.”

— Wild coach Bruce Boudreau on Charlie Coyle