Will Wild road-slide continue against Flyers?

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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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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Wild entering important road trip

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