Wild vs. Canucks: Minnesota kicks off three-game road trip

The Minnesota Wild start a three-game road trip on Tuesday night in Vancouver (Photo by Harrison Barden/Getty Images)
The Minnesota Wild start a three-game road trip on Tuesday night in Vancouver (Photo by Harrison Barden/Getty Images) /

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The Minnesota Wild look to continue a perfect start on the road on Tuesday night against a former division foe.

The Wild, coming off their first loss of the season, head into Rogers Arena for the Vancouver Canucks home opener. The game is the first of a three-game road trip for the Wild that includes a first-ever matchup with the Seattle Kraken. The trip ends with a showdown in Denver against the Central Division favorite Colorado Avalanche

Both the Wild and Canucks were members of the former Northwest Division until the NHL realignment in the 2013-14 season.  This will be the 95th game between the two teams.

Series history

The Wild have a 42-37-15 all-time record against the Canucks, and are 18-19-9 in Vancouver.  Minnesota is 8-3 over its last 11 trips to Rogers Arena. That includes a shootout win in the last matchup between the two teams on Feb. 19, 2020.

Minnesota has 99 points against Vancouver, the third-most the Wild have on any other NHL team.

The Wild is 14-8-1 in their last 23 games against Vancouver.


Former University of Minnesota player and Nashville draft pick Rem Pitlick gets the nod against the Canucks.

The quote

“We didn’t start right. We knew (Nashville) was going to be desperate, which they were. We didn’t even come close to matching them.  Our energy has been real good up to this point. For whatever reason we had nothing here tonight.”

-Wild coach Dean Evason on the Wild’s effort in a loss to Nashville on Sunday. The Predators led 3-0 after the first period.

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Betting odds

The Wild vs. Canucks odds on WynnBET has the Wild as a 1.5 favorite on the road. Minnesota has -115 moneyline odds while Vancouver is the underdog at +105 The total goals is set at an over/under of 5.5.

Upcoming Wild schedule

Thursday, Oct. 28: @ Seattle, 9 p.m. CST

Saturday, Oct. 30: @ Colorado, 8 p.m. CST

Tuesday, Nov. 2: Ottawa, 7 p.m.