Minnesota wraps up the regular season Wednesday-Thursday in St. Louis.
Minnesota is just four points back with five games to go.
The Russian is becoming a superstar.
The trade deadline is in two weeks and the pressure to win is mounting.
The NHL draft lottery will be held next Tuesday.
Sunday's loss to Arizona was a backbreaker for the Wild.
The season might be over in 10 days.
Minnesota will be scoreboard watching until they play again on Friday.
With six games to go, the pressure is mounting.
Eric Staal scored twice and Minnesota had two power-play goals.
Minnesota now embarks on a seven-game road trip.