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Wild acquire goalie Ilya Bryzgalov

Updated: March 5, 2014, 1:07 AM ET
Associated Press

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The Minnesota Wild traded for goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov on Tuesday in conjunction with their decision to shut down ailing veteran Niklas Backstrom.

The Wild sent a fourth-round draft pick to Edmonton to complete the deal one day before the NHL trade deadline.

General manager Chuck Fletcher said the team must assume that neither Backstrom nor Josh Harding will be healthy enough to mind the net again this season. Rookie Darcy Kuemper has been stellar in their absence, ...

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