Though the Minnesota Wild's winning streak finally came to an end on the road, they remain one of the league's best teams at home this season - particularly of late.
But fresh off two big road wins against West contenders this week, the Los Angeles Kings likely won't be fazed when they enter the Xcel Energy Center on Saturday night.
The Wild (20-11-2) had won seven in a row before a 5-3 loss at Dallas on Friday, but they'll be happy to return to St. Paul, where they've won seven of eight and are 12-3-1 on the season.
Friday's loss against the Stars was only four days removed from a 7-4 victory in the same building. The Wild claimed a 4-3 overtime win over Phoenix on Wednesday, while Dallas played no games in between the two meetings.
"Let's be honest here, that was a team that sat here and practiced and got ready for us," coach Mike Yeo said. "We knew we were going to face their best game tonight. For many parts of the game, we were doing a lot of good things and we gave ourselv...