Minnesota Wild Riding Goalie Niklas Backstrom to the End

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Minnesota Wild Riding Goalie Niklas Backstrom to the End
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Coach Mike Yeo gave the Wild a day off Wednesday, April 24, and nobody deserved it more than goaltender Niklas Backstrom. He'll tell you he's not tired, but Backstrom has been in goal for each of Minnesota's past 13 games, and 25 of its past 26.

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