David Moss is day-to-day with an upper-body injury.
The Arizona Coyotes have called up Justin Hodgman.
Mike Smith didn't earn a victory on Thursday, but he saw it as a step in the right direction.
Mike Smith lost his third game in four starts during this young season as the Coyotes were taken down Thursday night versus the Wild.
Martin Erat and the rest of the Coyotes were shut out by Darcy Kuemper and the Wild on Thursday night.
Sam Gagner is still searching for his first point with the Arizona Coyotes.
Mike Smith will be back between the pipes on Thursday.
Martin Hanzal (lower body) didn't travel with the Coyotes to Minnesota.
Oliver Ekman-Larsson recorded an assist in the Coyotes' 4-3 shootout loss to Nashville.
Martin Erat scored a goal in Arizona's 4-3 shootout loss Tuesday night.
Arizona defenseman Keith Yandle continued his torrid pace Tuesday by recording a goal and an assist in a 4-3 loss to the Predators.
Devan Dubnyk was unable to secure himself more playing time Tuesday night as he and the Coyotes were dumped by Nashville in a 4-3 shootout defeat.
Devan Dubnyk will start in Tuesday's game against Nashville.
Mike Smith has taken full responsibility for his early season struggles.
Arizona forwards love playing with Keith Yandle as they know he will get them the puck.