6 p.m. at Columbus • FSN, 100.3-FM
Road hasn’t been kind to Wild
Preview: The Wild visits the Blue Jackets for its first test since the All-Star break. Before taking the weekend off, the Wild fell 6-3 at Pittsburgh. Columbus went into the break on the heels of a 2-1 win over Arizona. The victory continued an up-and-down stretch for the Blue Jackets, who are 2-3 in their past five.
Players to watch: Columbus winger Artemi Panarin has a team-high 39 points. Winger Nick Foligno has seven points in his past seven games. Goalie Sergei Bobrovsky carries a .920 save percentage and 2.46 goals-against average.
Numbers: The Wild is 6-2-2 in its past 10 games. It has lost five of its past six games on the road. Columbus is 16-3-3 in one-goal games. Bobrovsky is 8-2 with a .936 save percentage and 1.78 GAA in 10 starts against the Wild.
Injuries: Wild F Nino Niederreiter (lower-body injury) is out. Blue Jackets D Ryan Murray (upper-body injury) and F Sonny Milano (torn oblique) are out. F Brandon Dubinsky (fractured orbital bone) could return Tuesday.