Arizona hosts Minnesota after Crouse's 2-goal game

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Minnesota Wild (8-3-0, first in the Central) vs. Arizona Coyotes (1-10-1, eighth in the Central)

Glendale, Arizona; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Coyotes +163, Wild -202; over/under is 6

BOTTOM LINE: The Minnesota Wild visit Arizona after Lawson Crouse scored two goals in the Coyotes' 5-4 victory over the Kraken.

The Coyotes are 0-1-0 against the rest of their division. Arizona serves 14.5 penalty minutes per game, the most in the Western Conference. Liam O'Brien leads the team serving 31 total minutes.

The Wild are 1-2-0 against the rest of their division. Minnesota is sixth in the Western Conference averaging 5.3 assists per game, led by Mathew Dumba with 0.6.

The matchup Wednesday is the first meeting of the season for the two teams.

TOP PERFORMERS: Christian Fischer leads the Coyotes with a plus-one in 12 games this season. Shayne Gostisbehere has seven assists over the last 10 games for Arizona.

Dumba has 9 total points while scoring two goals and totaling seven assists for the Wild. Kirill Kaprizov has 8 points over the last 10 games for Minnesota.

LAST 10 GAMES: Coyotes: 1-9-0, averaging 1.6 goals, 2.8 assists, five penalties and 15 penalty minutes while giving up 3.6 goals per game with an .888 save percentage.

Wild: 7-3-0, averaging 3.4 goals, 5.4 assists, 4.3 penalties and 10.5 penalty minutes while allowing 3.2 goals per game with an .890 save percentage.

INJURIES: Coyotes: Nick Schmaltz: day to day (upper body).

Wild: None listed.

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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