JOSH HARDING NEWS

Wild assign goalie Harding to AHL affiliate in Iowa

  The Minnesota Wild have assigned goalie Josh Harding to their AHL affiliate, the Iowa Wild. The move was made Tuesday after Harding cleared waivers. The 30-year-old was taken off injured reserve Monday. He hasn't skated with the Wild this season. Harding broke his right foot in an incident off the ice a few days before training camp and was put on a suspended list. His last appearance...
Via AP on Fox
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild assign goalie Josh Harding to AHL affiliate

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Wild have assigned goalie Josh Harding to their AHL affiliate, the Iowa Wild. The move was made Tuesday after Harding cleared waivers. The 30-year-old was taken off injured reserve Monday. He hasn't skated with the Wild this season. Harding broke his right foot in an incident off the ice a few days before training camp and was put on a suspended...
Via AP on Fox
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild ride — goalie who reportedly broke foot kicking wall is waived

  The Minnesota Wild have taken goalie Josh Harding off injured reserve and placed him on waivers. The Wild announced the move Monday. If Harding is not claimed by another NHL team, he will be assigned to the Wild's American League Hockey affiliate in Iowa to get him back in game shape. Harding had been on a non-roster suspended list, since his broken right foot occurred off the...
Via AP on Fox
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild look to send goalie Josh Harding to AHL

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Wild have taken goalie Josh Harding off injured reserve and placed him on waivers. The Wild announced the move Monday. If Harding is not claimed by another NHL team, he will be assigned to the Wild's American League Hockey affiliate in Iowa to get him back in game shape. Harding had been on a non-roster suspended list, since his broken right foot...
Via AP on Fox
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Parise, Harding and Spurgeon practice but unavailable Tuesday

MINNEAPOLIS -- It was good sign for the Minnesota Wild on Monday to see three players skating in red jerseys at the team's practice at Ridder Arena. Forward Zach Parise returned to the ice after missing time with a concussion. Defenseman Jared Spurgeon was also skating after missing four games with a shoulder injury. And goaltender Josh Harding participated in his first official...
Via Fox Sports North
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild situation in the Minnesota crease

#459196061 / gettyimages.com The puck hasn’t even dropped for regular season action and the Minnesota Wild are already in mid-season goalie crisis mode. After last season’s impressive season, the Minnesota Wild were expected to take another step forward and had put faith in the goalie tandem of Niklas Backstrom and Josh Harding to lead the team. Minnesota fans learned a tough...
Via Beyond The Benches
September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Harding suspended; Darcy Kuemper re-signed

It turns out Darcy Kuemper didn’t need to play the KHL card after all. No, all he needed was a little bit of an unfortunate incident to get what he was looking for out of the Minnesota Wild, opening up the door for his return. Last week, the Wild announced their top goaltender Josh Harding would be out “indefinitely” with a fractured foot. The thought is...
Via Sports-Glory
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

2014-15 Minnesota Wild Preview: Shaky Goaltending Genuine Concern

The Minnesota Wild are one of the most talented teams in the league, but suspect goaltending remains a huge roadblock in the team’s quest for playoff glory. Let’s be honest. Any team that invites Ilya Bryzgalov to training camp on a tryout basis has goaltending issues. Josh Harding, who was one of the NHL’s three-best goaltenders when healthy last season, has reportedly been...
Via NESN.com
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Fletch Flinches, Signs Darcy Kuemper To Two-Year Deal

Less than 24 hours after Josh Harding lost an epic battle with a wall after getting into tizzy with one of his teammates the Minnesota Wild ended a brief contract dispute with sophomore netminder Darcy Kuemper signing him to the two-year, one-way deal worth $2.5 million ($1.25 AAV) he originally asked for. I’m still reading mixed reports on whether it’s Harding's ankle or his...
Via Razzball Hockey
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Wild Goalie Josh Harding Suspended After Kicking Wall, Breaking Foot

Josh Harding’s non-hockey injury will cost him more than playing time. The Minnesota Wild goalie is out two to three months after suffering a broken foot away from the ice, and the team suspended the 30-year-old Thursday without pay until he is healthy enough to return, according to multiple reports. Harding suffered the injury after kicking a wall Sunday during an altercation...
Via NESN.com
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Harding Suspended Kuemper Signed

Well as I reported earlier, Minnesota Wild goalie Josh Harding suffered a foot injury that would sideline him indefinitely. The Minnesota Wild have now suspended Harding for the cause of his injury being non hockey related. Other reports had said he broke his foot because of kicking a wall.However, any goalie question marks that the team has had just hours ago about who was going...
Via Goon's World
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild Injury Update: Josh Harding suffers ankle injury, will miss start of training camp

Minnesota Wild goaltender Josh Harding was hoping to have a fresh start to the season. He will have to wait a little longer before that happens as he recently suffered an ankle injury.#459744471 / gettyimages.comHarding had a good start to last season until he was sidelined while changing medications for an illness. Harding was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis last summer and...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Harding out indefinitely; Mike Yeo low on options

Last year, the Minnesota Wild dealt with ridiculous goaltending issues and needed a ton of depth to simply get into the playoffs: Josh Harding battled complications from multiple sclerosis, Niklas Backstrom suffered a knee injury and Darcy Kuemper got a concussion. It was a trying year between the pipes to say the least. With training camp opening this week, the...
Via Sports-Glory
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

More Goalie Drama with Harding Injury

Well as if the one question mark couldn't get any worse for the Minnesota Wild, Josh Harding is out indefinitely with a foot injury. Harding, the likely Wild starter, allegedly broke his foot yesterday after kicking a wall.Now we have the problem with who fills his shoes? Kuemper is unsigned and Backstrom is only useful in a back-up role. There are a few options out there as of right...
Via Goon's World
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Harding Breaks Foot, Hearts of Wild Fans

Josh Harding is hurt. Again. Wow. What a shocker. Some sources say he has a broken ankle, others say it's a foot, either way a goalie with a bad wheel and MS isn't exactly a guy you can lean on. Harding didn't even break the foot at camp, because camp hasn't started yet. He didn't break it during conditioning for the coming season, either. He broke it during an "altercation with...
Via Razzball Hockey
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild goalie Harding out indefinitely with broken foot

  Minnesota Wild goalie Josh Harding has a broken right foot, putting him out indefinitely. The Wild announced Wednesday the injury was suffered in an off-ice incident. The team said Harding was hurt Sunday but did not specify how. Harding will not need surgery, but with training camp starting Friday and the opener Oct. 9 the Wild's tenuous depth in the net is a concern. Veteran...
Via AP on Fox
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild netminder Harding suffers fractured foot

Two days before the opening of training camp, the Minnesota Wild has lost a goaltender for the foreseeable future. Minnesota announced on Wednesday that goaltender Josh Harding suffered a fractured foot and will be out indefinitely. Harding, 30, won't need to have surgery to repair the fracture, the team said in a statement. The Wild, looking to build on the momentum of advancing...
Via Fox Sports North
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild goalie Harding has broken foot

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Minnesota Wild goalie Josh Harding has a broken right foot, putting him out indefinitely. The Wild announced Wednesday the injury was suffered in an off-ice incident. The team said Harding was hurt Sunday but did not specify how. Harding will not need surgery, but with training camp starting Friday and the opener Oct. 9 the Wild's tenuous depth in the net is...
Via AP on Fox
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Harding to Miss the Start of Camp

#462660233 / gettyimages.com After missing a large portion of last season, Josh Harding has had some more devastating news come out today.  He will miss the beginning of the Wild’s team training camp.  Harding had an unexpected ankle injury that, according to the Star Tribune, occurred “off the ice.”  He has been seen walking around with crutches.  He also has failed to...
Via TopSportsReport
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild coach: Three goalies will compete for starting job

Minnesota Wild coach Mike Yeo said each of the team’s three goaltenders, Josh Harding, Niklas Backstrom and Darcy Kuemper, will have chance to win the No. 1 job. “I have to say we’re kind of open right now, to be honest with you,” Yeo told Michael Russo of the Star Tribune on Wednesday. “We’re going to have some scrimmages … but we’re going to have to pretty quickly...
Via Sports-Glory
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild News: Three goalies, Two slots, One battle

Niklas Backstrom, Josh Harding and Darcy Kuemper are all each other's best frenemies, again.The 2012-'13 Minnesota Wild had a pretty darn good season, finishing with 43 wins, 98 points and a dramatic first round victory over the Colorado Avalanche in the playoffs before losing in six to Chicago.And they did it all while using five different goalies: Goalie Stats Rk Player...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild: Questons at the goaltending position

#462660157 / gettyimages.comThe Minnesota Wild's goaltending situation has been a subject of discussion. John Kreiser - NHL.com -- Who's the goalie? -- Niklas Backstrom, Josh Harding, Darcy Kuemper, Ilya Bryzgalov and John Curry (who won his lone late-season start) all had at least one victory in a season of tumult for Minnesota goaltenders . Harding was 18-7-3 with an NHL-best...
Via Goon's World
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Wild Draft Preview: Goaltenders

Could Thatcher Demko be the first goaltender ever to be taken in the 1st round by the Minnesota Wild? Goaltenders are kind of like bacon.  You can go on in life without thinking about it much, but it can make life (for teams) so much easier if its there and often can be the difference between something that is ‘just ok’ and something great.  Just think about it, a hamburger...
Via State of Hockey News
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild Injury Update: Josh Harding, Niklas Backstrom, Darcy Kuemper

Minnesota Wild goaltenders Josh Harding, Niklas Backstrom, and Darcy Kuemper should be ready for training camp next season. It will be crucial for all three goalies to be healthy for the Wild due to the injuries the goalies have been through this year according to NBC sports.Harding was stellar in the first part of this years season with 18 wins in the 29 games he played. Unfortunately...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Harding should be in training camp

#462660093 / gettyimages.comThis story came out this past weekend, I think it’s a subject that’s worth some discussion. Minnesota Wild goalie Josh Harding was on fire on December 31, 2013, and then he was finished for the season due to symptoms from his Multiple Sclerosis. NHL.com -- Minnesota Wild goaltender Josh Harding is expected to be healthy and ready to play in time...
Via Goon's World
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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