Wild Lose to Stars Saturday Night in Dallas
The Minnesota Wild (43-25-10) lost to the Dallas Stars (40-31-8) 4-1 Saturday night in Texas. Despite the loss, the Wild hang on to third place in the Central Division with four regular season games left.
The Wild were down 1-0 after the first, 2-0 after the second, and 3-0 after giving up a shorthanded goal in the third -- before Zach Parise (13) scored a power goal to finally get Minnesota on the board. Dallas would tally an empty-netter to earn the 4-1 win.
The Stars outshot the Wild 36-34, with Minnesota goaltender Devan Dubnyk making 33 saves.
Three of Minnesota's final four games of the regular season will be in California. After playing at home on Monday, they'll be in Anaheim on Wednesday, Los Angeles on Thursday, and San Jose on Saturday.
Western Conference Playoff Standings
The Wild play their final regular season home game Monday night when they host the Edmonton Oilers. The puck drops at 7:00 PM CT at the Xcel Energy Center (TV: Fox Sports North, Radio: AM 1240 WJON).