1st in Central Division, Minnesota Wild (41-14-6) faces 2nd in Metropolitan Division, Columbus Blue Jackets ( 39-16-6) tonight. The icy game will heat up at Nationwide Arena, Columbus.
When both teams met on New Year’s Eve in St. Paul, after an intense game the Blue Jackets had a 4-2 victory.
Date and Time: March 2nd, 2017 7:00 PM EST
Venue: Nationwide Arena, Columbus
TV: NBC SN (US)
In the last five games played the Wild has lost just one. They pulled off a close win over Winnipeg 6-5 Tuesday night when Jason Zucker scored with 2:10 left in the third period.
Centreman Mikael Granlund is the black bear of the team with 59 points, making 21 goals and 38 assists.
The Jackets are coming off a 1-0 overtime loss against Montreal Canadiens Tuesday.
Right winger Cam Atkinson has proved that he wears some sort of ‘mettle’ Jacket (just saying) with his 59 points, ranking 6th in the most goals list with 29.