Wild set to face unbeaten Red Wings at Xcel.

The Minnesota Wild host perennial powerhouse Detroit Saturday at 7 p.m. The Red Wings will look to earn a fourth-straight win, while Minnesota aims for two in a row. Wild goalie Josh Harding will make his first regular-season start in 568 days.
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The Minnesota Wild host perennial powerhouse Detroit Saturday at 7 p.m. The Red Wings will look to earn a fourth-straight win, while Minnesota aims for two in a row. Wild goalie Josh Harding will make his first regular-season start in 568 days.

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