Vancouver faces conference foe Minnesota
Vancouver, British Columbia; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Vancouver hosts Minnesota in Western Conference play.
The Canucks are 19-13-3 in conference matchups. Vancouver ranks eighth in the NHL shooting 10.3% and averaging 3.2 goals on 31.0 shots per game.
The Wild are 17-15-3 in Western Conference play. Minnesota has converted on 22% of power-play opportunities, recording 40 power-play goals.
In their last meeting on Feb. 6, Minnesota won 4-2.
LAST 10 GAMES: Wild: 5-4-1, averaging 2.8 goals, 5.1 assists, 3.9 penalties and 8.9 penalty minutes while giving up 2.6 goals per game with a .908 save percentage.
Canucks: 5-4-1, averaging 2.9 goals, 5.1 assists, 4.7 penalties and 14.4 penalty minutes while giving up 2.9 goals per game with a .922 save percentage.
INJURIES: Canucks: None listed.
Wild: None listed.