Minnesota Wild (22-14-3, third in the Central Division) vs. New York Rangers (22-12-7, fourth in the Metropolitan Division)
New York; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The New York Rangers and the Minnesota Wild face off in an out-of-conference matchup.
New York is 9-7-4 in home games and 22-12-7 overall. The Rangers have conceded 111 goals while scoring 133 for a +22 scoring differential.
Minnesota has a 22-14-3 record overall and a 10-6-2 record on the road. The Wild have gone 19-6-2 when scoring at least three goals.
The teams meet Tuesday for the second time this season. The Rangers won the previous meeting 7-3.
TOP PERFORMERS: Adam Fox has seven goals and 33 assists for the Rangers. Artemi Panarin has five goals and five assists over the last 10 games.
Kirill Kaprizov has 23 goals and 25 assists for the Wild. Mats Zuccarello has six goals and four assists over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Rangers: 6-2-2, averaging 3.8 goals, 6.1 assists, 2.8 penalties and 5.6 penalty minutes while giving up 2.5 goals per game.
Wild: 6-3-1, averaging 3.4 goals, 5.5 assists, 4.4 penalties and 12.2 penalty minutes while giving up 2.3 goals per game.
INJURIES: Rangers: None listed.
Wild: Jake Middleton: out (illness), Jordan Greenway: day to day (illness), Marcus Foligno: out (lower-body), Mats Zuccarello: day to day (upper body).
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