Wild forward Marian Gaborik sidelined by lower-body injury

SUNRISE, Fla. – Minnesota right wing Marian Gaborik missed the Wild’s game Thursday night against Florida because of what the team called a lower-body injury.

Gaborik, set to become an unrestricted free agent during the off-season, played in both of Minnesota’s first two games.

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Gaborik set Minnesota franchise records for goals (42) and points (83) last season when he played in 77 games. It was the first time in four seasons the eight-year veteran had played more than 65 games.