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Minnesota Wild (25-17-5)


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Wild ready for Senators

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota Wild coach Bruce Boudreau has been preaching faith in his system while his team went through an up-and-down first half of the season marred by injuries and inconsistency. Heading into Monday night's home showdown with the Ottawa Senators, there are signs that the Wild players' faith in Boudreau's system might be paying off.

To start with, there's the natural optimism the Wild have from playing at home. After their 5-2 takedown of the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday in Minnesota, the Wild now have gone 6-0-2 in their last eight games at Xcel Energy Center.

With the rest of the Central Division teams winning games while the Wild had five days off last week, they know there's no breathing room in the playoff race.

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Leaders
Points: E. Staal40
Plus/Minus: J. Brodin16
Shots on Goal: E. Staal131
PIM: M. Foligno49
Win: D. Dubnyk18
Shutouts: D. Dubnyk3
Offense (Rank)
Goals: 136 (16)
Shots: 1399 (26)
PP%: 19.4% (16)
Penalty Minutes: 448 (10)
Assists: 230 (16)
SH Goals: 5 (9)
Standings
Central Division
  W L OTL Pts
Winnipeg 28 13 7 63
Nashville 28 11 6 62
St. Louis 28 18 3 59
Dallas 27 17 4 58
Colorado 26 16 3 55
Minnesota 25 17 5 55
Chicago 22 18 6 50
Full Standings
 
Defense (Rank)
Goals Against: 132 (16)
Shots Against: 1500 (13)
PK%: 83.1% (7)
Penalty Minutes: 383 (24)
Shutouts: 4 (7)
Sv%: 0.912 (15)
Injuries
Date Player Status
1/9 N. Niederreiter Lower-body injury (day-to-day)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
1/19 K. Rau Called up from minors from iowa-AHL
1/2 Z. Parise Called up from minors from iowa-AHL
1/2 Z. Mitchell Sent to minors Iowa-AHL
1/1 Z. Mitchell Waived
12/27 Z. Parise Sent to minors Iowa-AHL (conditioning)
12/27 S. Michalek Sent to minors Iowa-AHL
12/16 R. Murphy Sent to minors Iowa-AHL
12/14 S. Michalek Called up from minors from Iowa-AHL
12/11 I. Lodnia Signed Three-year, entry level contract
12/6 J. Eriksson Ek Called up from minors from Iowa-AHL
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