The Minnesota Wild were hoping to join the NHL's elite after two high-profile signings in the offseason, but so far, the club is off to a choppy start that doesn't feature any road victories.
Visiting the short-handed Calgary Flames might help the Wild finally end that drought.
Minnesota will try to take advantage of Miikka Kiprusoff's absence to avoid a fifth consecutive road defeat Monday night.
The Wild's signings of forward Zach Parise and defenseman Ryan Suter hasn't allowed them to avoid a mediocre performance in the early going. Minnesota (5-5-1) had lost three straight before a 2-1 overtime win over Nashville on Saturday.
Devin Setouguchi scored with 39 seconds left in the extra period to snap a 10-game goal drought.
"This is a clean slate. I don't care what happened the first 10 games or whatever," coach Mike Yeo said. "We're not for making excuses, but at the same time, there was no training camp and there was no exhibition. ...