It came as a shock to many in the hockey community. Last October, just before the start of the NHL season, Minnesota Wild goalie Josh Harding announced he was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. But he’s vowed not to let the disease slow him down.
Minnesota Wild goalie Josh Harding won a major NHL Award Friday – the Masterton Trophy. It’s a direct result of the way he’s approached his battle with multiple sclerosis (MS), and the way he’s inspired others as a result. When Josh Harding was told he had MS last fall, one of the hardest parts was telling other people. “It was tough. I didn’t know how to do it, I didn’t know how everybody would kind of view me after that. But I’m glad that I did,” Harding said.
Now that the Wild’s season is over, the players assumably have a lot of time on their hands. They took a few weeks off and are back in the grind of working out and preparing to condition for the next season.
Penguins star Sidney Crosby, Wild goaltender Josh Harding and Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid are this season’s nominees for the NHL’s Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy. The award is presented to “the player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey.”
Patrick Sharp scored two goals for Chicago, and the Blackhawks ratcheted up their defense, putting the Minnesota Wild on the brink of elimination with a 3-0 victory Tuesday night.
Minnesota Wild goalie Josh Harding left Game 4 against the Chicago Blackhawks after the first period because of a left leg injury.
The Minnesota Wild will be without goalie Niklas Backstrom and defenseman Clayton Stoner for Game 2 of their first-round playoff series against the Chicago Blackhawks.
Minnesota Wild goaltender doesn’t want to be considered the NHL’s only player with multiple sclerosis, he just wants to be recognized for stopping the puck.
Minnesota Wild goalie Niklas Backstrom was a late scratch from the lineup for Tuesday’s playoff opener against the Chicago Blackhawks because of a leg injury.
The Minnesota Wild have sent goalie Josh Harding on a conditioning assignment to the AHL.
Matt Cullen scored 90 seconds into the game and again in a shootout to lift the Minnesota Wild to a 3-2 victory over Chicago on Wednesday, handing the Blackhawks their first loss in seven games this season.
Henrik Zetterberg snapped a tie midway through the second period, and Todd Bertuzzi scored his second goal of the game early in the third to lift the Detroit Red Wings to a 5-2 win over the Minnesota Wild on Friday night.
Opening night for the Minnesota Wild is finally here. Colorado begins a three-game series in a four-day stretch – part of the 48 game NHL season.
Watching Minnesota Wild goaltender Josh Harding between the pipes, you wouldn’t know he’s battling a terrible disease.
The Minnesota Wild have re-signed goalie Josh Harding to a three-year contract.
Cal Clutterbuck’s tying tip-in with 3:12 left in regulation and Devin Setoguchi’s shootout goal lifted the Minnesota Wild to a 2-1 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night.
Erik Christensen’s power-play goal late in the second period gave Josh Harding and the Minnesota Wild a long-sought win, 2-0 over the suddenly sputtering Vancouver Canucks on Monday.
Minnesota is winless in its last seven, the longest streak since an eight-game skid Dec. 13-28, 2011. The Wild have scored just nine goals in the last seven games.
With his goalie keeping it close and his teammates narrowly missing some prime opportunities, Corey Perry knew there was no reason to start taking uncharacteristic risks.
Matt Cullen scored in the third period and in the first round of the shootout to help the skidding Minnesota Wild recover from a late stumble to beat San Jose 5-4 on Tuesday night, stopping the Sharks’ four-game winning streak.
Defensemen Alex Martinez and Matt Greene scored on the front and back ends of a four-goal second period, Colin Fraser added a goal, and the Los Angeles Kings breezed to a 5-2 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday night in Terry Murray’s 1,000th regular-season game as an NHL coach.
The Minnesota Wild have a good problem in goal. Coach Mike Yeo says he’ll start Josh Harding Thursday against Vancouver for the third straight game.
Josh Harding made 36 saves and Dany Heatley scored to lift the Minnesota Wild to a 1-0 victory over the slumping Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night.
Fedor Tyutin and Cam Atkinson each had a goal and an assist as the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Minnesota Wild 4-2 in a preseason game Thursday night.
The Minnesota Wild re-signed backup goaltender Josh Harding to a one-year, $750,000 contract Friday.