7 p.m. vs. Arizona • Xcel Energy Center • FSN, 100.3-FM
Coyotes coming off big wins
Preview: While the Wild faltered since visiting Arizona on Saturday, the Coyotes have soared. After that 4-3 rally by the Wild, the Coyotes pocketed back-to-back victories on the road against the Capitals and Blues. Both games were won by Arizona in a shootout. The Coyotes became the first team in NHL history to beat the past two Stanley Cup champions on the road in consecutive days.
Players to watch: Coyotes F Conor Garland scored vs. the Blues on Tuesday in regulation before adding his second shootout goal in as many games. F Clayton Keller has two goals and an assist on Arizona’s road trip. Wild D Matt Dumba has scored in back-to-back games.
Numbers: The Wild is 3-0-1 in its past four contests at home. Arizona is 7-2-2 as the visitor. The Wild killed off all three Coyotes power plays in Saturday’s matchup.
Injuries: Wild D Greg Pateryn (core muscle surgery) and F Marcus Foligno (lower body) are out. Coyotes D Niklas Hjalmarsson (fractured fibula) is also out.