Ottawa travels to play the Wild
St. Paul, Minnesota; Friday, 4 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Minnesota Wild host the Ottawa Senators.
The Wild are 5-1-2 at home. Minnesota has surrendered 14 power-play goals, killing 81.3% of opponent opportunities.
The Senators are 4-8-1 on the road. Ottawa averages 9.8 penalty minutes per game, the fifth-most in the league. Mark Borowiecki leads the team serving 29 total minutes.
In their last matchup on Oct. 14, Minnesota won 2-0.
LAST 10 GAMES: Senators: 6-4-0, averaging 2.5 goals, 3.8 assists, 3.2 penalties and 7.4 penalty minutes while allowing 2.3 goals per game with a .925 save percentage.
Wild: 5-2-3, averaging 3.2 goals, 5.2 assists, 3.6 penalties and 9.4 penalty minutes while giving up three goals per game with a .906 save percentage.
Wild Injuries: Marcus Foligno: out (lower body).
Senators Injuries: Cody Goloubef: day to day (undisclosed).