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Top 3 All-Time Wild Goalies

In 17 years of play, the Minnesota Wild have trotted out 16 goalies in total. An average of nearly a goalie per season may seem like a franchise constantly searching for a reliable backstop, but to their credit, the Wild have been remarkably good at finding goaltenders written off by other teams. Without question, a list of this nature simply won’t compare to the pedigree of teams...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 days ago

Bryan Bickell deserves John Scott Treatment for this season’s NHL All-Star Game

John Scott at the All-Star Game last season was great. It started as a joke but grew into something transcendent, like buffalo chicken on pizza or The Ove Glove. Scott scored some goals, was named MVP, received a check for a million bucks and will have his life turned into a movie. The NHL being the NHL, despite the 2016 All-Star Game being the most compelling in decades, did its...
Via The Comeback
November 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Josh Harding is expected to retire

Josh Harding is a goaltender you couldn’t help but root for. Unfortunately, it sounds like his ongoing complications with multiple sclerosis will force him to retire from the game of hockey at the age of 30. Via the Star Tribune: Josh Harding, 30, who missed all season with complications from multiple sclerosis after playing two games with Iowa, is expected to retire. His contract...
Via Puck Drunk Love
May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild’s season ends after game 6 loss

Give the Minnesota Wild credit for giving the Chicago Blackhawks all it could handle in the second round of the NHL Playoffs. If not for a few unlucky bounces Tuesday night, the series easily could have gone the distance as Minnesota skated with and even outplayed the defending champs for much of the six games. But that’s why the Blackhawks are the defending champs. Their offensive...
Via isportsweb.com
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Josh Harding should start in the playoffs

It’s time to start yet another chapter in the Minnesota Wild’s goaltending saga. With four goalies already having seen significant time and seven that have dressed for the NHL club, we may again see a shifting of the guard just games before the playoffs. Fortunately, the crease may be filled by a familiar face in Josh Harding after battling an ailing condition. Josh Harding returned...
Via isportsweb.com
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild return to action against Edmonton

Minnesota Wild return to action against Edmonton  Mikko Koivu is still on the mend from his fractured ankle. Mike Yeo has said he could return Friday. After what seemed like much longer than a 2 week hiatus, the Minnesota Wild is back in action this evening against the Edmonton Oilers. The Wild were as great of beneficiaries of the break as any team in the NHL as it gave them time...
Via isportsweb.com
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild goalies: What does the future hold?

The most pressing question for the Wild when they return from the Olympic break rests with the men behind the masks. The Minnesota Wild goalies have seen arguably the most fluctuation in franchise history this season and have answered the call at nearly every turn. From the stellar first half of the season that Josh Harding had, where he was arguably the leading candidate for MVP...
Via isportsweb.com
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Harding returns to Wild practice, says illness was out of his control

Josh Harding's return to the Minnesota Wild is still uncertain, but he returned to practice Tuesday for the first time since going on injured reserve Jan. 6 because of an illness. Harding, who leads the NHL with a 1.65 goals-against average and is second with a .933 save percentage, has been working out on his own and skating while the team was on the road. He was placed on injured...
Via Fox Sports North
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild place Harding on IR to work on MS medication

Josh Harding has been perhaps the feel-good story of the NHL season, putting up numbers unmatched for a goalie after revealing that he has multiple sclerosis. The Minnesota Wild goalie was placed on injured reserve Wednesday night to give him time to make adjustments to medication, and the team is confident he will return in top form. ''Over the next week, Josh will make a minor...
Via Associated Press
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Josh Harding placed on IR to adjust to MS medication

No player has been more important to the Minnesota Wild's 20-11-5 start than goaltender Josh Harding. Minnesota will have to play down a key contributor for at least three games as the Wild placed Harding, 29, on injured reserve Wednesday so he can make an adjustment in his medication for multiple sclerosis. "Over the next week, Josh will make a minor adjustment to his treatment...
Via Fox Sports North
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss
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