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JOSH HARDING RUMORS & GOSSIP

Wild say ‘everything’s a go’ with goalies Backstrom, Harding

Yesterday, Brough wrote about the state of Minnesota’s goaltending and how it will rely on the trio of Niklas Backstrom, Josh Harding and Darcy Kuemper for next season. On Thursday, GM Chuck Fletcher shared some good news about the two veterans of the group. From the Minnesota Star-Tribune: “Everything’s a go with both goalies,” Fletcher said of Backstrom and Harding....
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild News: Three goalies, Two slots, One battle

Niklas Backstrom, Josh Harding and Darcy Kuemper are all each other's best frenemies, again.The 2012-'13 Minnesota Wild had a pretty darn good season, finishing with 43 wins, 98 points and a dramatic first round victory over the Colorado Avalanche in the playoffs before losing in six to Chicago.And they did it all while using five different goalies: Goalie Stats Rk...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild: Questons at the goaltending position

#462660157 / gettyimages.comThe Minnesota Wild's goaltending situation has been a subject of discussion. John Kreiser - NHL.com -- Who's the goalie? -- Niklas Backstrom, Josh Harding, Darcy Kuemper, Ilya Bryzgalov and John Curry (who won his lone late-season start) all had at least one victory in a season of tumult for Minnesota goaltenders . Harding was 18-7-3 with an...
Via Goon's World
6 days ago  |  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

Josh Harding’s goalie mask this season is fantastic

Minnesota Wild goalie Josh Harding recently revealed his new goalie mask for the upcoming season, and it’s probably one of the better ones you’ll see in the NHL. Harding’s new headwear is designed to look like he is wearing a Wild toque/winter hat – pom-pom on top and all. We’ve seen goalies wear the hats over their helmets during outdoor games in the past, but never an...
Via The Nosebleeds
September 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Harding pleased with first day back at practice

ST. PAUL, Minn. The Minnesota Wild have stuck by goaltender Josh Harding as he deals with multiple sclerosis. Harding might be getting closer to rewarding their patience. For the first time since being placed on injured reserve on Feb. 12, Harding participated in a full practice with his Minnesota teammates on Wednesday, hopefully a sign that Harding's nearing a return. ...
Via Fox Sports North
April 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Harding earns shutout in return to net

ST. PAUL, Minn. Josh Harding said he couldn't sleep well Saturday night knowing he would be in net Sunday for the Minnesota Wild in the second game of a back-to-back to open the season. Harding has played 118 games in the NHL. Nervousness like Harding was experiencing shouldn't come from a seven-year veteran. Sunday wasn't just any start for Harding. Sunday was his...
Via Fox Sports North
January 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild Goalie Josh Harding Diagnosed With MS

Here’s an unfortunate, but inspirational story to start your day. Minnesota Wild goalie Josh Harding has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. If you’re not familiar with MS, it’s a chronic disease affecting the central nervous system that causes a range of symptoms from numbness to full-blown paralysis and loss of vision. Harding received his diagnosis after visiting Wild...
Via Next Impulse Sports
November 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Wild re-sign G Harding to three-year contract

The Minnesota Wild have locked up the goalie position for at least the next few seasons. The team announced Tuesday that they have re-signed goalie Josh Harding to a three-year contract. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported that the contract is worth 5.7 million. Harding, 28, has spent six seasons with Minnesota, but has never played in more than 34 games in a single season. ...
Via Fox Sports North
June 19, 2012  |  Discuss
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