Johan Larsson will make his NHL debut, while Jason Zucker will make his season debut tonight as the Wild hosts the Detroit Red Wings on Hockey Day in America.
Pierre-Marc Bouchard will be out of the lineup with an illness. Zenon Konokpa will be a healthy scratch.
Zucker will skate on a line with Matt Cullen and Devin Setoguchi. Larsson will skate with Kyle Brodziak and Cal Clutterbuck. The first line of Mikko Koivu, Dany Heatley and Zach Parise will remain intact. Mikael Granlund will center Torrey Mitchell and Mike Rupp.
Nate Prosser also be in tonight for Justin Falk, who was sick and missed yesterday’s practice.