Niklas Backstrom

Wild, Backstrom Blank Flames 3-0
The Minnesota Wild have won 5 games in a row after a 3-0 win over Calgary on the road Tuesday night. Niklas Backstrom had 41 saves to get the shutout in net for Minnesota. Dany Heatley had a goal and an assist, Darrell Powe and Guillaume Latendresse each added a goal for the Wild. Heatley leads t…
Canucks Blank Wild 5-0
Vancouver blanked the Minnesota Wild 5-0 Thursday night. Niklas Backstrom had 18 saves but allowed 5 goals and Jose Theodore had 5 saves in relief of Backstrom. Roberto Luongo had 29 saves to get the shutout in net for the Canucks. Minnesota outshot Vancouver 29-28. The Wild have 2 games left an…
Wild Top Edmonton 4-2
The Minnesota Wild won 4-2 at home against Edmonton Thursday night. The Wild got goals from Antti Miettinen, Marek Zidlicky, Brad Staubitz, and Martin Havlat and Niklas Backstrom had 33 saves. The win for Backstrom snaps a 6-game winless streak for him.
Toronto Tops Wild 3-0
The Minnesota Wild lost 3-0 to the Toronto Maple Leafs Tuesday night. James Reimer had 29 saves to get the shutout in net for the Wild. Niklas Backstrom had 14 saves for Minnesota. The Wild are winless in their last 7 games and are 35-31-8 and with 78 points are 7 points back of 8th and final pla…
Islanders Chase Backstrom And Beat Wild
The Minnesota Wild lost 4-1 at the New York Islanders Wednesday night. Niklas Backstrom allowed 3 goals and was pulled from the game early in the 2nd period. He had 16 saves. Jose Theodore replaced him and had 21 saves and 1 goal allowed. John Madden scored the lone Minnesota goal. The Wild are…
Wild Blank L.A. Kings 1-0 In Shootout
The Minnesota Wild shutout the Los Angeles Kings 1-0 in an overtime shootout Tuesday night in their first game back after the All Star break. Pierre-Marc Bouchard scored the lone goal in the shootout. Niklas Backstrom had 27 saves to earn the shutout in net for the Wild.
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.