Minnesota Wild (18-20-15-2) at New York Rangers (20-23-7-4), 7:30 p.m.
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Richter officially retired from the NHL in September as a result of post- concussion syndrome. He played for 15 years and ranks as the
Richter will join Rod Gilbert (No. 7) and Eddie Giacomin (No. 1) as the Blueshirts to have their numbers retired.
On the injury front, center
New York hasn't won two straight games since December 29-30.
Minnesota, meanwhile, ended a five-game winless streak (0-2-1-2) with a 4-0 pounding of visiting St. Louis on Monday.
The game was a physical affair, as the 108 penalty minutes between both teams were a
Minny defeated New York, 5-3, in St. Paul on October 10, thus snapping a five-game series losing streak.