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Minnesota Wild vs. Vancouver Canucks: Game 77

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Vancouver Canucks (41-25-9) @ Minnesota Wild (36-32-8)

XCel Energy Center @ 7:00 CDT

Television: KSTC (12/45)
Radio: WCCO 830. Listen live at

For the Vancouver perspective, check out Nucks Misconduct

Tonight's lines:

Minnesota Wild

Vancouver Canucks

Miettinen - Sheppard - Brunette
Nolan - Koivu - Gaborik
Veilleux - Belanger - Clutterbuck
Weller - Fritsche - Kolanos

Johnsson - Schultz
Zidlicky - Skoula
Scott - Bergeron


Sedin - Sedin - Burrows
Kesler - Sundin - Demitra
Raymond - Wellwood - Bernier
Hordichuk - Johnson - Pyatt

Ohlund - Mitchell
Salo - Edler
Bieksa - Vaananen



  • The Canucks are 19-5-1 since an eight-game losing streak.
  • Vancouver is one point behind rival Calgary in the Northwest.
  • Vancouver is 4-0-1 against the Wild this season
  • Minnesota is 4-3-0 since losing four in a row.
  • Backstrom is 34-23-7 with a 2.36 GAA, but 1-4-0 with a 2.82 GAA against Vancouver this season.

Questions to Answer

  1. Does Backstrom's start his 16th straight?
    Which Wild team shows up tonight?
    Can Marian Gaborik, Mikko Koivu and Owen Nolan carry the Wild again?
    Who has two thumbs and loves Dan Fritsche?
    Is tonight the last night of the season?