Minnesota takes on Anaheim, aims for 4th straight home win
St. Paul, Minnesota; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Minnesota hosts Anaheim looking to continue its three-game home winning streak.
The Wild are 7-8-1 in Western Conference games. Minnesota ranks eighth in the league shooting 10.3% and averaging 3.0 goals on 28.8 shots per game.
The Ducks are 7-9-2 in conference play. Anaheim serves 12.4 penalty minutes per game, the most in the NHL. Erik Gudbranson leads the team serving 66 total minutes.
Minnesota took down Anaheim 4-2 in the last meeting between these teams on Nov. 5.
LAST 10 GAMES: Ducks: 3-5-2, averaging 2.6 goals, four assists, five penalties and 17.4 penalty minutes while allowing three goals per game with a .901 save percentage.
Wild: 7-1-2, averaging 3.6 goals, 5.7 assists, 3.2 penalties and 6.4 penalty minutes while giving up 2.8 goals per game with a .919 save percentage.
Wild Injuries: None listed.
Ducks Injuries: John Gibson: day to day (illness).