WILD’S WEEK AHEAD

Monday: 7 p.m. vs. Los Angeles

Tuesday: 7 p.m. at Winnipeg

Thursday: 6 p.m. at Columbus

Mon. NBCSN; Tue., Thurs. FSN

Player to watch: Jeff Carter, Kings

Right on the heels of Sidney Crosby in the race for the Rocket Richard Trophy, given annually to the NHL’s top goal scorer.

VOICES

“He’s like a little, what do you call those, water bugs.”

Wild coach Bruce Boudreau on the shiftiness of Chicago Blackhawks superstar Patrick Kane.