Wild Close To Getting Goalies Back
The Minnesota Wild are closer to getting top goaltenders Niklas Backstrom and Jose Theodore back from hip injuries. Both were back on the ice at practice Monday and joined the team for their trip to Edmonton. Backstrom has missed 8 games while Theodore has sat out the last 2 games. Second year goalie Anton Khudobin has filled in as the starting goaltender. He earned his first career shutout when the Wild blanked Vancouver 4-0 Sunday. The Wild play at Edmonton at 8:30 tonight, pregame on AM 1390-the Fan at 8:05.