TORONTO -- The Minnesota Wild are back on the ice this evening as they wrap up a four-game road trip against the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Air Canada Centre.
The Wild have dropped three straight and six of their last seven overall to fall to 22-17-7 on the season. They are coming off a 5-1 setback at Philadelphia on Tuesday. Minnesota wraps up this week's play on Saturday back at the Xcel Energy Center to host Dallas.
The University of Minnesota men's basketball team is off until the weekend. The Gophers continue Big Ten play on Sunday as they host the Northwestern Wildcats at Williams Arena. Minnesota has won back-to-back games on the heels of a four-game slide to improve to 14-5 on the season and 2-4 in conference action. Meanwhile, the Golden Gopher women's squad entertain Michigan State tonight at 7 p.m.
The Minnesota Vikings added tight end Daniel Hardy and offensive tackle Jose Valdez to their future roster. Both players signed deals committing them to off-season workouts, but no guarantee of making the roster. Hardy played college football at Idaho, while Valdez attended Arkansas.