Niklas Backstrom, who hasn't played in a regular-season game since last January, will get to suit up as Minnesota's backup goaltender on Monday night.
Niklas Backstrom will be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against Carolina.
Niklas Backstrom and Christian Folin will be healthy scratches in Thursday's game against Arizona.
Niklas Backstrom and Nate Prosser will sit in the press box Saturday night for the Wild.
Niklas Backstrom will be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against Colorado.
Niklas Backstrom is expected to spend at least the first two games in the press box.
Niklas Backstrom stopped all 28 shots he faced in Tuesday's 1-0 overtime win over the Winnipeg Jets.
Veteran Minnesota Wild goaltender Niklas Backstrom was back on the ice on Friday following off-season elbow surgery.
Niklas Backstrom (elbow) expects to be ready for training camp next week.
Niklas Backstrom (elbow) was scheduled to see team doctors Friday to determine if he'll get clearance for the start of training camp.
Niklas Backstrom went into the severity of the elbow injury he's been dealing with.
Niklas Backstrom's agent, Jay Grossman, will meet with Wild GM Chuck Fletcher and Shep Harder, who serves as Minnesota's director of hockey administration.
If Niklas Backstrom gets bought out then there won't be any cap relief because he was signed over the age of 35.
The Minnesota Wild have given Niklas Backstrom permission to explore trade possibilities ahead of next season.