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The teams were in different divisions last season, and the last time they played, Bruce Boudreau was the Wild coach.
The teams play Friday night at United Center and Saturday in St. Paul.
The Wolves look to climb back to .500 at Madison Square Garden.
Washington captain Alex Ovechkin comes to town as the NHL's third-leading scorer, with his team playing well on road
Coach Dean Evason says Thursday night's hit on Wild forward Kirill Kaprizov was not "a hockey play" and a big loss to his team and the NHL.
The teams met on Wednesday, and the Wolves came away with an eight-point victory.
The two teams will play Wednesday at Target Center, then meet again Friday night in Oklahoma City.
The Winter Classic drew 38,619 to Target Field on Saturday.
Wolves try to get back to .500 against Jazz, the Northwest Division leader
"Given the profound disruption to the NHL's regular-season schedule caused by recent COVID-related events ... Olympic participation is no longer feasible," commissioner Gary Bettman said.