Through the first half of the NHL season, the Minnesota Wild maintain the best record in the Western Conference, and the second best record in the league behind only the Washington Capitals. They are looking to win only their second division title in team history, and are on track shatter their best record in team history (record: 104 points in 06-07; on pace for 117). Though this gives the team much confidence, the Wild will get a tough test to start the second half.
Tonight the Wild start a 4 games in 7 days road trip through Canada, with games against Edmonton, Calgary, Vancouver, and Winnipeg. All 4 teams are in playoff contention in the Western Conference, including the Edmonton Oilers, who are currently tied for the Pacific Division lead. The Wild will take on the Oilers tonight at 8 pm on FSN.
- Intern Ryan