Zach Parise makes his first trip back to New Jersey tonight when the Wild take on the Devils (5:30, WJON).

The Wild are in the midst of a stretch in which they play nine of eleven games on the road. The trip started with a 4-1 loss to Boston on Monday night, followed by a 6-0 win in New York over the Islanders.

The Wild are generally locked into the seventh playoff spot in the West, leading eighth place Phoenix by five points and trailing Colorado by 12 points for the third spot in the Central Division.

The Devils are 29-27-13 on the season and trail Columbus and Washington by five points for a wild card spot in the Eastern Conference.