7 p.m. vs. Montreal Xcel Energy Center • FSN, 100.3-FM
Habs swing by X on western trip
Preview: This is the start of a four-game homestand for the Wild, which is coming off a 1-2 road trip through western Canada. The team is 8-4-2 on home ice. Montreal is 2-0 on a road swing that wraps up in Minnesota. Overall, the Canadiens have won four of their past five games.
Players to watch: Winger Max Domi has 31 points in 30 games. Goalie Carey Price hasn’t given up more than two goals in each of his past three starts. Defenseman Shea Weber has three goals in six games since returning from injury.
Numbers: Winger Zach Parise has 299 points with the Wild. At Xcel Energy Center, the Wild is averaging 3.50 goals per game. Montreal is 8-1-1 when leading after the first period. Domi has three goals in his past three games.
Injuries: Wild F Mikko Koivu (lower body) is day-to-day. Canadiens F Joel Armia (knee) and D Noah Juulsen (facial fracture) are out.