Minnesota Wild (35-32-8) vs. Edmonton Oilers (36-30-9)
Rexall Place @ 7:00 CDT
Television: FSN (HD)
Listen live on WCCO.com, or locally at 830 AM
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Miettinen - Sheppard - Brunette
Nilsson - Horcoff - Hemsky
- The Edmonton Oilers are tied with St. Louis for the eighth and final playoff spot in the West.
- Edmonton is 16-13-6 at home
- The Oilers have won four in a row overall at home versus Minnesota.
- The Wild recalled Krys Kolanos and Anton Khudobin (on emergency recall).
- The Wild are three points back of the Oilers for the final playoff position.
- Mikko Koivu is a game-time decision.
- Pierre-Marc Bouchard is out with a concussion.
Questions to Answer
- Will the Wild go hard tonight, since a loss is the final straw in the season?
- Is Koivu playing really a smart decision? We know what happened when Gaborik tried to come back early?
- Will the Curse of Alberta continue?
- Is Backstrom's season done?
- Do you bother trying to get Koivu, Bouchard and Burns back on the ice?