|Jaromir Jagr is one assist away from earning his 1,000th career NHL assist. He’ll be the 12th player in the history of the NHL to reach that mark and the first European-born player to ever reach 1,000 helpers.||After a big Wild win, fans can head to Sfuzzi Uptown and rub it in the face of Stars fans. Sfuzzi is Dallas’ Official Post Game destination and your ticket stub will get you a $5 dollar pizzas.
The Wild will wear its WHITE sweaters tonight.
|Mikko Koivu leads the Wild with 30 points (9-21=30) this season, including eight (3-5=8) in a season-best, five-game point streak. The Wild Captain netted his third career overtime winner Wednesday, earning his third GWG of the season – all in the last seven games.
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|All 12 of the forwards on the Wild’s roster will be in the lineup tonight:
Parise – Koivu – Coyle
Bouchard – Cullen – Setoguchi
Heatley – Brodziak – Clutterbuck
Mitchell – Konopka – Rupp
Here’s what the blue line looked like last game:
Suter – Brodin
Spurgeon – Stoner
Falk – Gilbert
Hackett will get his first start of the season with the Wild. Last year, he went 3-6-0 with a 2.37 goals against average and .922 SV% in 12 games with the Wild.
|Winners are never satisfied, and to see guys step up the way they did, that was impressive.
- Yeo on the Wild’s overtime win on Wednesday
|Jake Dowell, Brett Clark and Nate Prosser are expected to be tonight's healthy scratches. Backstrom did not travel with the team.
Goaltender Josh Harding (treatment for multiple sclerosis) is on Injured Reserve.
|D Alex Goligoski (Grand Rapids) and C Toby Peterson (Minneapolis) are Minnesota natives. LW Eric Nystrom spent the 2010-11 season with the Wild, tallying 12 points (4-8=12) in 82 games.||Through Feb. 26, the Wild ranked 30th in the NHL in scoring at 2.06 goals per game. Since Feb. 27, the Wild is No. 1 in the NHL (3.57). Overall the Wild ranks 14th at 2.72 goals per game.|
|Wild at Dallas will be broadcast locally in high definition on FOX Sports North PLUS, with a channel guide here, with a start time at 7:30 p.m. The game can be heard on KFAN 100.3 FM or online at Wild.com.
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