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Minnesota's Harding injured, leaves game
Minnesota Wild goaltender Josh Harding was injured late in the first period and replaced by 23-year-old Darcy Keumper. Harding was starting in place of Niklas Backstrom , the team's No. 1 starter.
Backstrom unsure of when he will return
Niklas Backstrom 's injury has created a cloud of uncertainty over the Wild's playoff chances as they head back home down 2-0 in the series.
Blackhawks look to make Harding's job tougher
As Niklas Backstrom continues to recover from a lower-body injury, Josh Harding will get his second consecutive start. Tonight the Blackhawks plan on making his job a little harder.
Wild's Backstrom injured in warmups, Harding starts in net
Wild netminder Niklas Backstrom was injured in pre-game warmups and will not start Game 1 against the Blackhawks, with backup Josh Harding earning the nod.
Kurz's Instant Replay: Wild 2, Sharks 0
The Sharks couldn't solve Niklas Backstrom and the Wild turned two power plays into goals to beat San Jose and claim their fifth straight win.
Capitals score 2 goals in 3rd, top Flyers 3-2
Braden Holtby made 29 saves in the Washington Capitals' 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Friday night. Niklas Backstrom had a goal and an assist for Washington (2-5-1), which had lost two straight. Defenseman Bruno Gervais
Jill Sorenson reports on the Caps big win vs. Buffalo-12/30
CSN Washington dot com. Alex Ovechkin got things rolling for the caps early in an effort to atone for their four goal first period deficit. To the same savers team last Monday. Jason Tamara and Troy Broward set the tone with a pair of fights in a dominant start. It's an old player that we lost two