Colorado Avalanche (5-3-0, second in the West Division) vs. Minnesota Wild (5-3-0, third in the West Division)
St. Paul, Minnesota; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Colorado visits the Minnesota Wild after Nazem Kadri scored two goals in the Avalanche's 3-0 victory over the Sharks.
Minnesota went 8-10-1 in division action and 19-11-5 at home in the 2019-20 season. Goalies for the Wild compiled an .897 save percentage while giving up 3.0 goals on 30.5 shots per game last season.
Colorado finished 42-20-8 overall and 10-8-2 in division play in the 2019-20 season. The Avalanche recorded 399 assists on 236 total goals last season.
The matchup Saturday is the first meeting of the season for the two teams.
INJURIES: Wild: Alex Stalock: out (health protocols), Cam Talbot: out (lower body).
Avalanche: Erik Johnson: out (health protocols), Matt Calvert: out indefinitely (upper body), Pavel Francouz: day to day (lower body).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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