Avalanche face the Wild in Central Division play

October 16, 2022 GMT

Colorado Avalanche (1-1-0, fifth in the Central Division) vs. Minnesota Wild (0-2-0, seventh in the Central Division)

Saint Paul, Minnesota; Monday, 8 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: Central Division opponents meet when the Minnesota Wild take on the Colorado Avalanche.

Minnesota had a 53-22-7 record overall and went 15-14-3 in Central Division games last season. Goalies for the Wild averaged 28.4 saves per game last season while allowing 3.0 goals per game.

Colorado had a 56-19-7 record overall while going 23-8-5 against opponents from the Central Division last season. The Avalanche committed 309 total penalties last season, averaging 3.8 per game and serving 9.0 penalty minutes per game.

INJURIES: Wild: Dakota Mermis: out (undisclosed), Jon Merrill: out (undisclosed), Jordan Greenway: out (undisclosed).

Avalanche: Jacob MacDonald: out (undisclosed), Darren Helm: out (undisclosed), Gabriel Landeskog: out (lower-body).

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