The Timberwolves will try to avoid their third consecutive loss when they visit the Washington Wizards Sunday. Both teams are desperate for a win. Minnesota is 2-5 and the Wizards are still winless. Wolves forward Kevin Love is averaging 26.1 points and 14.9 rebounds. J.J. Barea is recovering from a strained right hamstring and is still questionable.
Wild's Stalock blanks Canucks to take Game 1 of qualifying series
Jared Spurgeon added two goals for the Wild's first Game 1 victory since 2015.