The NHL is back in action today as the Minnesota Wild will clash with Florida Panthers.
The Wild are heading into this game after a 3-2 win against the Stars. And on the other side, the Panthers beat the Predators with a score of 3-0.
Minnesota Wild Form
The Wild are playing well this season. Moreover, they have won their last three games in a row. And now, the Wild entered Saturday tied for fifth in the Central Division, five points behind Winnipeg and Dallas for the final guaranteed playoff spot. However, they are 12 back of St. Louis for the division lead. Yet, the Wild are a good team this season and their efforts of building a team are finally showing some results.
On the offensive side of the game, the Wild score an average of 2.89 goals per game. And this record is enough for the 16th spot in the league in scoring.
Also, on the defensive side of the game, the Wild concede an average of 3.19 goals per game. Therefore, this record is enough for the 21st spot in the league in scoring defence.
Florida Panthers Form
The Panthers were on a bad run as they lost three games in a row. However, they managed to bounce back as they beat the Predators in their last contest. And now he Panthers are second in the Atlantic Division, 12 points behind Boston for the top spot.
On the offensive side of the game, the Panthers score an average of 3.50 goals per contest this season. Therefore, this record is enough for the 5th spot in scoring this season.
On the defensive side of the game, the Panthers concede an average of 3.46 goals per contest. Therefore, this record is enough for the 28th spot in the league in scoring defence.
This is an interesting game between two almost equal quality teams. And on the other side, the Wild has been in commanding form lately and they have the winning momentum on their side. However, the Panthers are strong offensively and they are playing at home. Therefore, I take the Panthers to win this one.
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