6 p.m. vs. Ottawa • Canadian Tire Centre • FSN, 100.3-FM
Senators coming out of deep slump
Preview: The Wild continues its four-game road trip against the Senators after falling 4-1 to the Blackhawks on Sunday. Goalie Alex Stalock made a season-high 42 saves in the game. As for the Senators, they're coming off a 3-0 outdoor win over the Canadiens on Saturday in Ottawa at the NHL 100 Classic. The victory was the team's second in a row, but the Senators have won only three times in their past 15 games.
Players to watch: Winger Mark Stone leads the Senators in goals (14) and points (28). Center Matt Duchene has two goals and five points in 17 games since Ottawa acquired him from Colorado in a three-team trade. Captain Erik Karlsson has a team-best 19 assists.
Numbers: Defenseman Matt Dumba has scored the Wild's past three goals. The Wild is 19-for-19 on the penalty kill over the past four games. Ottawa is 2-10-4 when giving up the first goal. Winger Bobby Ryan has 25 points in 27 career games against the Wild.
Injuries: Wild F Zach Parise (back surgery) and G Devan Dubnyk (knee) are out. Senators Ds Mark Borowiecki (concussion) and Chris Wideman (hamstring) are also out.