Niklas Backstrom

Minnesota Wild #32 - Goalie

  • Born: 02/13/78
  • Age: 36
  • Height: 6-2
  • Weight: 197

Josh Harding Nominated for Second Masterton Award

Josh Harding briefly overcame Multiple Sclerosis to become a Vezina Candidate before being derailed by his condition.

Are the Minnesota Wild in on Halak, Brodeur?

The Minnesota Wild are clinging to a wild-card spot, but things are getting competitive. Will they make a move to shore up their goaltending?

Olympic Men's Hockey Rosters, Schedule and More

Canada on paper is the team to beat. If you don't have a PVR you aren't going to like the start times though!

Preview: Stars @ Minnesota Wild

Two points the Stars must have to keep playoff hope alive.

Minnesota Wild @ Winnipeg Jets: Post game wrap up

Wild lose 6-4 to the Jets

Minnesota Wild @ NY Rangers: Game 39 game preview

The Wild take on the NY Rangers tonight at 6:30pm

Noon Number (December 19th): 47.3%

When Josh Harding isn't in net, as he will not be for the next week, the Wild have been boned.

Time to panic?

Goaltender Josh Harding placed on IR in order to adjust to new medication

Minnesota Wild @ San Jose Sharks: Game preview

Wild take on the Sharks tonight at 9:30pm CST

Wild Singing the Blues in Missouri: A Game Recap

The Minnesota Wild suffered their first shutout loss on the season. Let's hope their aren't any more of those.

Making the Case for Josh Harding, All-Star Goalie

As we approach the first quarter of the NHL season, Harding has become one of the better goalies in the NHL. Statistically, Harding is near the top of the league in wins, shutouts and GAA

Wild vs Maple Leafs: Backstrom hurt, Wild win

The Wild win and walk away 2pts happier

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