Ducks 18-3-3 ; Wild 13-9-2TV: FS Prime Ticket; FS-North Official Watch Party at Buffalo Wild Wings in Orange
- This is the final meeting of the 3 game series with Minnesota, with Anaheim winning the previous two match ups 3-1 and 3-2.
- The Ducks recalled Jeff Deslauriers from the Fort Wayne Komets today- Viktor Fasth suffered an upper-body injury this morning at practice so Jonas Hiller will be getting the start in goal tonight.
- This is the start of a 3-game road trip for the Ducks.
- The Wild had a slow start to their season, but things appear to be looking up for them, so they’re not a team to take lightly.
- This is the official start to the 2nd half of the regular season, being game 25 of 48.
For the Ducks: Kyle Palmieri is on IR with an upper body injury, Bryan Allen & Nick Bonino are both suffering from flu-like symptoms and are day-to-day. UPDATE: Viktor Fasth out with an upper body injury.
For the Wild: Goaltenders Josh Harding (illness), and Darcy Kuemper (groin) are out.