7 p.m. vs. Philadelphia • Xcel Energy Center • FSN, 100.3-FM

Flyers make huge turnaround

Preview: When the Wild and Flyers previously met this season, Philadelphia won 7-4 at home Jan. 14, winning for only the second time in 11 games. Since then, the Flyers have been the NHL’s hottest team, going 9-0-1 before losing 4-1 at home to Pittsburgh on Monday. The Wild has gone the other direction; it is 1-3-2 since its bye week and winless in its past two home games. 

Players to watch: Wild forward Luke Kunin has a goal, four assists and eight shots in his past four games. Flyers goalie Carter Hart, a 20-year-old rookie, ended an eight-game win streak Monday. He stopped 34 of 38 shots in the January victory over the Wild.

Numbers: Wild forward Joel Eriksson Ek has scored two goals on 10 shots in the past three games.

Injuries: Wild forwards Mikko Koivu (knee surgery) and Pontus Aberg (lower-body injury) and defenseman Matt Dumba (torn pectoral muscle) are out. Flyers goaltenders Brian Elliott and Michal Neuvirth (lower-body injuries), D Samuel Morin (knee) and F Pascal Laberge (hip surgery) are out.