Despite an earlier report from the Minneapolis Star Tribune that Wade Dubielewicz would get the start tonight and a call up for Anton Khudobin from Houston, the Wild have announced that its not apparent Josh Harding will be the starter.
Despite a 13-game skid, the Oilers have now won two straight games, including a shutout of Philadelphia last night at home.
The key to tonight's game for Minnesota will be to score first. Edmonton has surrendered the lead in 30 games this season, going 6-24-2 in that stretch.
Edmonton is 0-5 this season on the second game of a back-to-back series.
The hot player to watch as mentioned by Minnesota is Andrew Brunette, who has seven points in the last seven games (2 goals, 5 assists).
John Scott will the healthy scratch tonight.
On the Injured list is Niklas Backstrom (ill), Derek Boogaard (hamstring), Clayton Stoner (knee) Pierre Marc-Bouchard (concussion) and Chuck Kobasew (knee).