Anaheim went 29-33-9 overall and 9-10-2 in division action in the 2019-20 season. The Ducks averaged 29.7 shots per game last season on the way to scoring 2.6 goals per game. Minnesota finished 35-27-7 overall and 8-10-1 in division play during the 2019-20 season.
The Minnesota Wild won only two games last season when trailing after two periods. Marcus Johansson scored with 11 seconds remaining in overtime Saturday night as the Wild rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings for the second straight game after trailing by two goals after two periods. ''You don't want to continually do this, clearly, but two games in and if you have that good feeling and good belief hopefully it translates earlier more nights,'' Wild coach Dean Evason said.
Marcus Johansson scored with 11 seconds left in overtime to lift the visiting Minnesota Wild to a 4-3 win against the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday night. It was the second straight game the Wild won in overtime against the Kings after rallying from a 3-1 deficit to start the third period. Ryan Suter scored with 1.4 seconds left in regulation to tie the score 3-3.