9 p.m. at Vancouver • Rogers Arena FSN, 100.3-FM
Preview: The Wild has lost five of seven and fallen to fifth place in the Central Division and eighth in the Western Conference. On Oct. 29, the Wild lost 5-2 in Vancouver at the start of a 5-2 road trip. After Vancouver, it plays in Calgary on Thursday and in Edmonton on Friday.
Players to watch: C Bo Horvat (12 goals-13 assists—25 points) is the Canucks’ scoring leader. Rookie C Elias Pettersson has a team-high 13 goals despite missing six games. Burnsville native RW Brock Boeser (6-7—13) is back after missing 13 games because of a groin injury. LW Loui Eriksson has 36 points in 38 games vs. the Wild. Mikael Granlund (11-15—26) is the Wild’s scoring leader is but 39th in the NHL.
Numbers: Wild G Devan Dubnyk has given up four goals in each of his past four starts and 26 in his past seven games. The Canucks give up 3.45 goals per game, fifth worst in the NHL, and are minus-20 in goal differential.
Injuries: Canucks LW Sven Baertschi (concussion), RW Jay Beagle (arm) and RW Brandon Sutter (shoulder) are out. D Erik Gudbranson (neck) is questionable.CHRIS MILLER