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Nashville Predators vs. Minnesota Wild

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GAME: Nashville Predators (15-12-2-2) at Minnesota Wild (14-14-6-0).

TIME: Tuesday, 8 p.m. EST.

With Dwayne Roloson leading the way, the Minnesota Wild look to extend their season-high unbeaten streak to six games when they host the Nashville Predators.

The Wild, who made a surprising run to the Western Conference finals last spring, got off to a slow start this season. But Minnesota has fought its way back to .500, mainly on the goaltending of Roloson.

The 33-year-old netminder has won his last three starts, including Saturday's 5-2 victory over Columbus in which he stopped 27 shots. Roloson was named the NHL's Defensive Player of the Week on Monday for his recent run.

Minnesota, one of just six NHL teams without a double-digit goal-scorer, has had an offensive resurgence of late. The Wild managed just eight goals during a 2-4-2 stretch, but have bounced back with 17 goals during their current 4-0-1 run.

"All the teams have times like that," Minnesota coach Jacques Lemaire said. "When you are going through hard times, there is always the tough break you are getting that kills you."

The Predators have earned points in five straight games (1-0-2-2), including Monday's 3-3 tie with Phoenix. Scott Walker had his second career hat trick for Nashville, but the Predators were denied a win when Shane Doan scored the equalizer for the Coyotes at 8:40 of the third period.

Nashville has not suffered a regulation loss since a 4-1 setback to Los Angeles on Dec. 11.

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