The Minnesota Wild are in Boston Monday night for a matchup with the Bruins (6 PM, 1390 The Fan). Minnesota enters the game with a firm grip on seventh place, the top wild-card spot, in the Western Conference.

The Bruins have the best record in the Eastern Conference at 45-17-5 (95 points) and lead the Canadiens by 14 points for the top spot in the Atlantic Conference.

The Wild are 35-22-10 and recently went 1-0-3 in a four game home stand. Nine of Minnesota's next 11 games are on the road.