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Wild's Fernandez getting closer to seeing the ice

Updated: March 5, 2007, 10:33 PM ET
Associated Press

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota goaltender Manny Fernandez is set to suit up on Tuesday and could be back in the lineup later this week, Wild coach Jacques Lemaire said.

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Fernandez has been on the shelf with a sprained knee since Jan. 30. He returned to practice Friday for the first time in 31 days and practiced again Monday.

Lemaire said Niklas Backstrom will start Tuesday night when the Wild host San Jose, but Fernandez will supplant Josh Harding as the backup ...

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