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The Minnesota Wild will take on the Arizona Coyotes at Gila River Arena on Saturday. In their latest game, the Arizona Coyotes won 4-3 over the Vancouver Canucks. Luke Schenn scored in the first period. Radim Vrbata had a multi goal game. Alexander Burmistrov scored in the second period. Alexander Burmistrov has been solid this year with 16 total points. Brendan Perlini had an assist. Max Domi had a great assist night with two helpers. Max Domi was dishing some apples with two assists.
Mike Smith will man the pipes for the Arizona Coyotes in this one. His team gave him a large workload in his last game, allowing 3 goals on 31 shots. He has been unremarkable recently, with a 0.912 save percentage in his last 5 appearances.
Darcy Kuemper is expected to get the call here. He allowed 4 goals on 21 shots during his latest appearance. Over his last 3 games facing the Arizona Coyotes, he has gone 2-0-0.
The Arizona Coyotes are 18-17-5 when playing at home this season. The Minnesota Wild have gone 21-13-6 on the road. The Arizona Coyotes have gone 5-15 when playing Western-Central opponents this season. The Minnesota Wild have gone 17-12 when playing Western-Pacific opponents this season. Coyotes have gone 7-16 when taking on winning teams.
We like the Arizona Coyotes to roll in this one. Take the Arizona Coyotes here.
Game Time: 9:05 PM ET
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