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Wild go against Islanders hoping to avoid three game slide

Back to back losses against Winnipeg and Chicago could slow the otherwise surging Wild. They're hoping to stop the skid against the Islanders.
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Back to back losses against Winnipeg and Chicago could slow the otherwise surging Wild. They're hoping to stop the skid against the Islanders.

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