9 p.m. at Vegas • FSN Plus, 100.3-FM
Preview: The Wild is 4-0-1 all-time against the Golden Knights, including a 4-2 road victory on Jan. 21 and a 2-1 shootout loss at home on Oct. 6. Keeping that streak intact is vital to the Wild’s playoff chances, with only five regular-season games left. Vegas is 0-2-1 in its past three games.
Players to watch: Wild G Devan Dubnyk has been stellar against Vegas, going 3-0-1 with a 1.71 goals-against average and .946 save percentage. Former Gophers D Nate Schmidt leads the Golden Knights in ice time (22:01 per game) and has nine goals and 21 assists in 57 games.
Numbers: The Wild is 20-16-2 on the road this season. Vegas needs one point to clinch a playoff berth.
Injuries: Wild F Mikko Koivu (knee) and D Matt Dumba (pectoral muscle) are out; F Zach Parise (lower body) is day-to-day. Vegas G Marc-Andre Fleury (lower body), F Max Pacioretty (knee) and F Brandon Pirri (lower body) are day-to-day; F Erik Haula (knee) is out.