>>Wild Host Jets
(St. Paul, MN) — The Wild start a five game homestand Friday afternoon when the Winnipeg Jets come to town. Minnesota just wrapped a three game trip out east netting three of six points with a loss in Florida, a shootout loss in Tampa Bay and a shootout win in New Jersey on Wednesday night.
The Wild and Jets faced off in the Wild home opener last month as the Wild rallied from a 5-3 third period deficit to win in overtime. Joel Eriksson Ek had the hattrick and O-T winner in the victory. While the Wild have won seven of 11 overall the Jets have lost four in a row. The Wild and Jets face off at 2:30 P-M at Xcel Energy Center.