The Minneapolis Star-Tribune's Michael Russo suggests that the Minnesota Wild won't be getting into the goaltending revolving door sweepstakes this summer as they're about to re-sign Niklas Backstrom:
The Wild is close to inking its winningest goalie in franchise history. Assistant GM Brent Flahr told me on KFAN this morning that talks have been positive lately between Niklas Backstrom and GM Chuck Fletcher and something could be done soon.
I've sent a few emails, and it appears like a deal is as good as done. Backstrom said, "there's always a chance."
Trust me, it's done.
Continued, albeit briefly.
Update: that was quick, per the Wild: Continue reading "Wild re-sign Niklas Backstrom"