Wild meet Phoenix after halting eight game slide

The Wild brings Phoenix to St. Paul for a match-up between Marek Zidlicky and and Ray Whitney. The Coyotes are 0-3-1 in their last four games.
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The Wild brings Phoenix to St. Paul for a match-up between Marek Zidlicky and and Ray Whitney. The Coyotes are 0-3-1 in their last four games.

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The Wild (22-18-7) look to avoid their fifth consecutive loss when the Stars (24-20-2) return to the Xcel Energy Center Saturday night. Minnesota needs to boost its offense after being outscored 17-6 during an 0-3-1 road trip. Four players from the Houston Aeros will join the Wild for the game in St. Paul. Dallas is also only one loss away from its fifth consecutive defeat.

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Minnesota has enjoyed a recent surge after being eliminated from the postseason. The Wild have won four of their five consecutive overtime games, including a win over the Blackhawks Thursday. The Phoenix Coyotes will visit the Xcel Energy Center Saturday night looking to clinch their first-ever division title.

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The Wild head into Philadelphia tonight having not won a road game since December 10 in Phoenix. They are trying to avoid their longest road skid since 2007. Captain Mikko Koivu has returned to the sidelines with a shoulder injury.

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