The Wild start a four-game road trip tonight in Montreal against the Canadiens. Minnesota will also make stops in Ottawa, Winnipeg and St. Louis. The Wild have won four in-a-row following Sunday’s 2-1 home win over the Jets. They sit at 13-4-and-4 on the season. The Habs are 10-9-and-2.
Wild goalie Josh Harding is the NHL’s Third Star of the Week for games played through Sunday. Harding went 3-and-0 with a 1.38 goals-against-average and a .939 save percentage for the week. Overall, the 29-year-old is 12-2-and-2 with a 1.25 GAA and a .946 save percentage in 17 games this season including 14 starts.