Wild's week ahead
Sunday: 7 p.m. vs. Dallas (NBCSN)
Tuesday: 7 p.m. vs. Edmonton (FSN)
Thursday: 7:30 p.m. at Nashville (NBCSN)
Saturday: 9 p.m. at Colorado (FSN)
Player to watch: Pekka Rinne, Predators
The 29th goalie taken in the 2004 draft is the biggest reason Nashville has been the NHL's best team. Injured most of last season, Rinne has been in net for 34 of the Predators' 39 wins.
« HE HAS A LOT OF FUN WHEN YOU'RE WINNING, AND HE HAS ZERO FUN WHEN YOU'RE LOSING. »
— Wild coach Mike Yeo on captain Mikko Koivu, who is playing his best hockey of the season.