A January to forget

The Wild went 3-7-3 in January, including 0-3-2 at home. While its position in the standings didn’t change much, the amount of points between the teams ahead and behind changed dramatically. Here’s a look:


Dec. 31

Overall record: 20-10-6

Points: 46

Home record: 14-5-1

Road record: 6-5-6

• Fifth in the Western Conference, fourth in the Central Division, top wild-card spot.

• Thirteen points behind Dallas, four behind St. Louis, two behind Chicago.

• Seven points up on ninth-place Colorado, nine points up on 10th-place Vancouver.


Jan. 27

Overall record: 23-17-9

Points: 55

Home record: 14-8-3

Road record: 9-9-6

• Fifth in the West, fourth in the Central, top wild-card spot (tied with Colorado).

• Fifteen points behind Chicago, 12 behind Dallas, nine behind St. Louis.

• One point up on ninth-place Nashville, four points up on 10th-place Vancouver and Anaheim.

Michael Russo