The Wild won’t have forward Mike Rupp to start the playoffs. Rupp was suspended four games without pay by the NHL for a late illegal hit against Blues forward T.J. Oshie on Thursday. Rupp will not play the regular season finale tomorrow against Nashville.
Wild Host Preds Tomorrow
The Wild welcome the Nashville Predators to St. Paul tomorrow for the regular-season finale. Minnesota will enter the playoffs as a seventh seed after winning the first wild card spot. The Preds will miss the postseason. The puck drops at 7:00.