Niklas Backstrom re-signed by Wild
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The Minnesota Wild wasted no time settling their goaltending situation for the next few seasons. Niklas Backstrom made the decision a lot easier for them.
The Wild re-signed Backstrom to a three-year contract on Monday, keeping the veteran from becoming an unrestricted free agent next month.
"It just made too much sense not to re-sign him," general manager Chuck Fletcher said.
The contract is worth $10.25 million over the three years, sources told ESPN.com. ...
Read full story