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.
Niklas Backstrom underwent elbow surgery after the season.
There's a good chance that the Minnesota Wild will look to buyout goaltender Niklas Backstrom this off-season.
Niklas Backstrom will serve as Minnesota's backup in Thursday night's playoff opener versus St. Louis.
Niklas Backstrom, Jordan Schroeder, Folin will be scratched against the St. Louis Blues on Saturday night.
Niklas Backstrom will be scratched against the Carolina Hurricanes, as Darcy Kuemper suits up to backup starter Devan Dubnyk.
Goalie Niklas Backstrom and rookie Michael Keranen will be scratched against the Dallas Stars on Sunday.
Niklas Backstrom will not dress against Carolina Saturday night.