|New Jersey is fresh off its third shutout loss off the season. Jaromir Jagr leads the Devils with 10 points on the season (3-7=10) while Marek Zidlicky follows with nine points (1-8=9).||The first 5,000 fans will get a Kyle Brodziak magnate player card, presented by FOX Sports North.
The Wild will wear its RED sweaters tonight.
|Pominville has five goals in a three-game goal streak and eight goals in the last nine games. He leads the Wild with nine goals and is tied for the team lead with 10 points. His linemate Mikael Granlund is tied with Pominville with 10 points (0-10=10) and has a career-best four-game assist streak (6). His 10 assists this season leads the team.
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|Minnesota will work with about the same lines as it ended with against Montreal, but Carson McMillan will step in for Coyle:
Yeo didn't divulge who'd be in on the blue line, but here's what it looked like on Friday:
Josh Harding gets the start. Though he has never started against New Jersey, he's made two relief appearances in which he's posted a 0.87 goals against average and a .975 save percentage.
|I don’t think you want to make into too big of a thing. It’s not like he’s a young kid. He’s played the game enough to know what he needs to do.
-Yeo on Parise facing the Devils
|Mathew Dumba and Nate Prosser will be tonight's healthy scratches.
Mike Rupp is still out with a lower-body injury and on IR. Charlie Coyle is day-to-day.
|Ryan Carter hails from White Bear Lake and went to Minnesota State-Mankato. Marek Zidlicky collected 123 points (25-98=123) in 241 games with Minnesota (2008-12). Jacques Lemaire coached the Wild from 2000-09. Dave Barr was a Wild Assistant Coach from 2009-11.||Minnesota has allowed only 12 full strength goals this season for an average of 0.86 5-on-5 goals per game. The Wild are the only NHL team averaging less than one 5-on-5 goal per game.|
|Wild vs Devils will be broadcast locally in high definition on FOX Sports North with a start time at 7:00 p.m. The game can be heard on KFAN 100.3 FM or online at Wild.com.||
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