St. Paul, Minnesota; Saturday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The Minnesota Wild host the Los Angeles Kings.
Minnesota finished 37-36-9 overall and 23-22-5 in Western Conference play in the 2018-19 season. The Wild were called for 291 penalties last season averaging 3.6 penalties and 8.0 penalty minutes per game.
Los Angeles finished 22-23-5 in Western Conference action and 14-21-6 on the road a season ago. The Kings recorded 326 assists on 199 total goals last season.
The matchup Saturday is the first meeting of the season between the two teams.
Kings Injuries: None listed.