Cam Ward was at his best during the Carolina Hurricanes' last game, helping stymie one of the NHL's most formidable teams.
A matchup with the league's lowest-scoring club could help the Hurricanes build on their impressive effort.
Visiting Carolina will be without second-leading scorer Jeff Skinner as it tries to add to the Minnesota Wild's recent woes on Saturday.
Sitting at the bottom of the Southeast Division, the Hurricanes (27-29-15) hardly looked like a last-place team during a 2-0 win over NHL-leading St. Louis on Thursday. Chad LaRose and Skinner scored in the third period while Ward turned away all 40 shots for his 200th NHL victory.
"It means a lot to me," Ward said. "To win 200 games in this organization is something I'm proud of, but I don't want to stop now."
Skinner, who leads the team with 20 goals, was suspended two games without pay for kicking Blues forward Scott Nichol in the second period. Skinner will also miss Ca...