The Minnesota Wild lost 4-0 at home to the L.A. Kings Wednesday night.  The Kings scored 4 first period goals.  Darcy Kuemper allowed 4 goals with 6 saves before being lifted for Niklas Backstrom.  Backstrom had 12 saves the rest of the way.  Minnesota outshot the Kings 28-22.

The Wild are 12-9 and will play at the Dallas Stars at 7:30, pregame on WJON at 7:00