Niklas Backstrom


Wild’s Backstrom Expected Back In Net This Week

The Minnesota Wild are closer to getting their top two goalies back in action.


Anton Khudobin #35 of the Minnesota Wild tends net against the Montreal Canadiens at the Bell Centre on September 26, 2010 in Montreal, Canada. The Canadiens defeated the Wild 4-3. (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Backstrom, Theodore Hurt, Wild To Start Khudobin

The Minnesota Wild are hurting in the net.



Wild Topple Avalanche 3-1

Matt Cullen had two goals and an assist, Niklas Backstrom stopped 36 shots and the Minnesota Wild beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-1 on Thursday night.


Martin Havlat #24 of the Minnesota Wild (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Backstrom Stops 34 Shots, Wild Beat Flames 4-1

Martin Havlat had a goal and an assist and Niklas Backstrom stopped 34 shots as the Minnesota Wild beat the Calgary Flames 4-1 on Monday night.


Minnesota Wild's Cal Clutterbuck (credit: John Grieshop/Getty Images)

One Wild Minute With Dan Terhaar

Dan has info on where you can meet Wild Goalie Niklas Backstrom plus he has a player profile on Wild Forward Cal Clutterbuck!


Martin Havlat, Minnesota Wild

Havlat, Backstrom Lead Wild To 2-1 Win Over Flames

Martin Havlat scored his first goal of the season to break a third-period tie, and Niklas Backstrom made 33 saves in the Minnesota Wild’s 2-1 victory over the Calgary Flames on Friday night.


Niklas Backstrom #37 of the Minnesota Wild makes the save against the Washington Capitals at the Verizon Center on November 13, 2009 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Backstrom and Wild Hold Down Explosive Capitals

Alex Ovechkin said his Washington Capitals needed to “wake up” after a sluggish effort. Their arrival was just the jolt the Minnesota Wild needed.


Kyle Brodziak

Brodziak Nets 2, Wild Beat Slumping Oilers 4-2

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Minnesota Wild brought the NHL’s top power-play unit into their game against Edmonton. Then they beat the Oilers with their penalty-killing. Minnesota held the Oilers to two goals in 10 […]


Wild Win Home Opener With Help From Second Period Outburst

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Mikko Koivu said he was nervous before Minnesota’s home opener. It didn’t show. Koivu scored two of Minnesota’s four power-play goals and the Wild beat the Edmonton Oilers at home […]


10/3 – This Week in Hockey

The season premier of This Week in Hockey, presented by Village Chev.  Steve and Kevin talk to Tom Reid and Niklas Backstrom from Finland and catch up with the newest Wild player Jose Theodore. As […]