Wild vs. Blackhawks: Niklas Backstrom injured in warmups

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Josh Harding will start in his place for Minnesota.

If the Wild are going to upset the Chicago Blackhawks and advance to the second round of the playoffs, they'll need Niklas Backstrom to be at his very best in net.

Wait...

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Oh NO. Just like that, Josh Harding is starting for Minnesota.

Zach Parise will now slip on a banana peel on his way out of the locker room.

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