Minnesota hosts Philadelphia after overtime victory
Philadelphia Flyers (21-34-11, seventh in the Metropolitan) vs. Minnesota Wild (40-20-4, second in the Central)
St. Paul, Minnesota; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The Philadelphia Flyers visit Minnesota after the Wild took down Colorado 3-2 in overtime.
The Wild have gone 23-7-1 in home games. Minnesota leads the Western Conference with 6.1 assists per game, led by Mats Zuccarello averaging 0.9.
The Flyers have gone 8-19-5 away from home. Philadelphia averages 8.9 penalty minutes per game, the eighth-most in the Eastern Conference. Zack MacEwen leads the team serving 96 total minutes.
Minnesota defeated Philadelphia 5-4 in the last meeting between these teams on March 3. Ryan Hartman scored two goals for the Wild in the victory.
TOP PERFORMERS: Kirill Kaprizov leads the Wild with 36 goals and has 81 points. Zuccarello has nine assists over the last 10 games for Minnesota.
Cam Atkinson leads the Flyers with 50 points, scoring 23 goals and collecting 27 assists. Kevin Hayes has four goals and seven assists over the last 10 games for Philadelphia.
LAST 10 GAMES: Wild: 8-1-1, averaging 3.3 goals, 5.3 assists, four penalties and 9.4 penalty minutes while giving up 2.2 goals per game with a .922 save percentage.
Flyers: 3-6-1, averaging three goals, five assists, 3.8 penalties and 11 penalty minutes while allowing 3.5 goals per game with an .899 save percentage.
INJURIES: Wild: None listed.
Flyers: Oskar Lindblom: day to day (undisclosed).