EDMONTON, AB - NOVEMBER 30: Nick Johnson #25 of the Minnesota Wild greets Kyle Brodziak #21 following Brodziak's shoot out winning goal against the Edmonton Oilers at Rexall Place on November 30, 2011 in Edmonton, Canada. The Wild defeated the Oilers 3-2. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
The Minnesota Wild are hosting the New Jersey Devils on Friday before embarking on a long road trip in hopes of expanding their first-place divisional lead.
The Minnesota Wild are currently in sole possession of first place in the Northwest Division and looking to expand their lead. This weekend brings two games against two struggling teams.
On Friday, December 2, the Wild will host the New Jersey Devils before embarking on a long road trip. The game will begin at 7:00 PM CT and will be televised on RIS(HD), FS-WI(HD) and FS-N(HD). The Devils are in fourth place in the Atlantic Division with a 12-10-1 record and have split their last ten games.
On Sunday, December 4, the Wild will kick off a five-game road trip as they hit the West Coast to take on the Anaheim Ducks, who are dead last in the Pacific Division with a 7-13-4 record and are a woeful 2-7-1 over their last ten games. Sunday's game will start at 7:00 PM CT and will be televised on FS-N(HD) and FS-WI(HD).