7 p.m. vs. Vegas • BSN Plus, NBCSN, 100.3-FM
First-place Vegas trails in series
Preview: The Wild hosts the West Division-leading Golden Knights for the final two games of these teams' regular-season matchup. The Wild has had the edge in the series — winning four of the six games. Vegas, however, has been rolling of late, losing just once in its past 12 games. The Golden Knights are four points ahead of the No. 2 Avalanche in the division and six in front of the No. 3 Wild.
Players to watch: Wild LW Kevin Fiala has five goals and six assists over his past seven games. RW Marcus Foligno has a team-high six points vs. Vegas this season. … Golden Knights C William Karlsson has three goals in his past four games. D Alec Martinez leads the NHL in blocked shots with 150.
Numbers: The Wild has three wins this season after overcoming a multi-goal deficit in the third period. Fiala has 13 points in 15 career games vs. the Golden Knights. … Vegas is the fourth NHL franchise to make the playoffs in each of its first four seasons. G Marc-Andre Fleury tied Roberto Luongo for third in goalie wins in NHL history on Saturday, when he recorded No. 489.
Injuries: Wild RW Marcus Johansson (upper body) is day-to-day. Golden Knights forwards Ryan Reaves, Nicolas Roy, Tomas Nosek and Patrick Brown are all out with undisclosed injuries. F Max Pacioretty left Saturday's game with an undisclosed injury.