The Kings' sneak-preview tour, March edition, of potential playoff opponents continued Tuesday, winding through the Central Division.
Another night, another look and another loss.
Minnesota moved back into a wild-card playoff spot in the Western Conference as it defeated the Kings, 2-1, at Xcel Energy Center behind a standout effort from Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk, who made a season-high 38 saves.
He thwarted Kings defenseman Drew Doughty on two top-notch scoring attempts and came up big in denying defenseman Jake Muzzin late in regulation. Only Tyler Toffoli managed to solve Dubnyk, scoring his 27th goal of the season at 11:35 of the second period, from Dwight King and...