Wild’s week ahead

Tuesday: 6 p.m. at Columbus

Friday: 7 p.m. vs. Vegas

Saturday: 7 p.m. at Dallas

Tues. and Sat. on FSN, Fri on NBCSN


Player to watch: William Karlsson, Golden Knights

The center is enjoying a breakout season, tying for the second-most goals in the NHL with 27 — this after he buried just six last season and nine in 2015-16, his previous career high.


“It doesn’t feel nice. You always want to go into a break feeling good about yourself. … But at the same time, you need to look at the bigger picture. It’s one loss that we’ve got tO rebound from. Take the chance to recover and restore your juices and be ready for a huge tilt in Columbus.”

Center Eric Staal after the Wild’s 6-3 loss to the Penguins Thursday before the All-Star break.