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(Sports Network) - The Minnesota Wild will try to nail down another road victory, while the Chicago Blackhawks hope to avoid another loss, when the two teams face off tonight at the United Center.

The Wild had lost a franchise-record 11 consecutive away games before finally coming through with a 5-2 win Thursday at Vancouver. Minnesota followed up that performance with another sharp road effort on Friday, when the club handed Edmonton a 4-2 defeat at Rexall Place.

Marian Gaborik led the way on Friday with a pair of goals, while Brian Rolston and Keith Carney also tallied for Minnesota. Manny Fernandez chipped in with 32 saves on the night, including several key stops while the Wild were shorthanded.

Gaborik has provided a huge lift since recently returning from a groin injury which kept the Czech star out of lineup for 34 straight contests. The 24-year- old wing also scored twice in Thursday's win over the Canucks and has racked up eight goals in the 11 games he has played this season.

Rolston, who leads the Wild with 23 goals and 41 points, was named to the Western Conference reserve squad for the upcoming All-Star Game on Saturday. It's the first All-Star selection in the veteran forward's 12-year career.

Despite its recent road surge, Minnesota is still an ugly 6-15-1 as the visitor for the season. The Wild will conclude a four-game trip tonight.

Minnesota has never won three consecutive road games in regulation. The team did record three straight away victories in February of last season, but one of them came via a shootout.

Chicago is currently mired in a five-game losing streak and was shelled by rival Detroit on Saturday. Jason Williams recorded a pair of goals and Henrik Zetterberg notched three assists to propel the Red Wings to a 6-3 triumph at Joe Louis Arena.

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