The Minnesota Wild will host the Tampa Bay Lightning Tuesday night (6:30, AM 1390 The Fan) in Minnesota's first home game since January 23rd, a 2-1 win over Chicago.

The Wild are 29-21-7 on the season, putting them in seventh place in the Western Conference. The Wild lost the last two games of a four game road swing, and failed to gain ground on sixth place Los Angeles or eighth place Vancouver, each of whom has lost four straight.

The Lightning are having an excellent season in the Eastern Conference, boasting a 32-18-5 record which puts them in third place. Tampa Bay beat Minnesota 3-1 in Florida earlier this season.