Boston faces Minnesota, looks for 4th straight road win

March 16, 2022 GMT

Boston Bruins (37-18-5, fourth in the Atlantic) vs. Minnesota Wild (34-20-4, fourth in the Central)

St. Paul, Minnesota; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Wild -120, Bruins +100; over/under is 6

BOTTOM LINE: Boston hits the road against Minnesota aiming to continue its three-game road winning streak.

The Wild are 17-7-1 at home. Minnesota leads the Western Conference with 6.2 assists per game, led by Mats Zuccarello averaging 0.8.

The Bruins are 19-8-3 on the road. Boston ranks eighth in the Eastern Conference averaging 5.2 assists per game, led by Brad Marchand with 0.7.

In their last meeting on Jan. 6, Minnesota won 3-2.

TOP PERFORMERS: Kirill Kaprizov leads the Wild with 30 goals and has 73 points. Matt Boldy has four goals and four assists over the last 10 games for Minnesota.

David Pastrnak leads the Bruins with 61 points, scoring 33 goals and registering 28 assists. Craig Smith has seven goals and four assists over the last 10 games for Boston.

LAST 10 GAMES: Wild: 3-6-1, averaging 3.1 goals, 5.1 assists, 4.4 penalties and 9.9 penalty minutes while giving up 3.6 goals per game with an .873 save percentage.

Bruins: 8-1-1, averaging 3.6 goals, 6.7 assists, 3.2 penalties and 7.2 penalty minutes while giving up 2.2 goals per game with a .918 save percentage.

INJURIES: Wild: None listed.

Bruins: None listed.


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.