Nashville (6th - Central) at Minnesota (4th - Central)

Matchup Details
Sun, Apr 13 - Xcel Energy Center
FACEOFF - 8:00 PM ET
W/LATSMONEYHomeAwayO/U
Nashville 37-32-3-942-39-150519-17-1-418-15-2-534-34
Minnesota 43-26-4-840-41-97026-9-1-417-17-3-426-35
CONSENSUS ANALYSIS
 
RECENT TRENDS
INJURY REPORT
Nashville
PPlayerStatusNotes
No injuries to report.
Minnesota
PPlayerStatusNotes
DK. Ballard
Ques Sat
Groin
04/17/14
Ballard has missed the last 13 games of the regular season, as well as Game 1 with a groin strain. He is questionable for Saturday's Game 2 against the Avalanche.
GD. Kuemper
Ques Sat
Upper Body
04/17/14
Kuemper is suffering from an upper body injury and has missed the last six games of the regular season as well as Game 1. He is back practicing and is questionable for Game 2 against the Avalanche on Saturday.
LWM. Rupp
Elig April 24th
Suspension
04/11/14
Rupp will miss four games after being suspended for an illegal hit to the head of St. Louis Blues forward T.J. Oshie on April 10th. He will sit out the Wild's last regular season game as well as their first three playoff games.
LWJ. Zucker
out for season
Leg
03/27/14
Zucker will miss the remainder of the season after undergoing successful surgery to repair a tendon in his left leg.
GN. Backstrom
out for season
Abdominal
03/27/14
Backstrom underwent successful core muscle surgery and will miss the remainder of the season.
GJ. Harding
I-R
Illness
04/02/14
Harding is on the injured reserve while he recovers from an illness. He has joined the team in practice but there is no timetable for his return.
NEWS

Covers Preview - The Minnesota Wild attempt to reach triple digits in points for the second time in franchise history when they host the Nashville Predators on Sunday. The Wild, who have 98 points, own the top wild-card spot and still await their opponent in the opening round of the playoffs. Minnesota has been on a roll, improving to 6-0-1 in its last seven games with a spirited 4-2 victory over St. Louis on Thursday.

 
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MATCHUP EDGE
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