Niklas Backstrom reportedly underwent groin surgery on Wednesday.
The MInnesota Wild have some difficult decisions to make with respect to their goaltending situation in 2013-14.
Niklas Backstrom revealed that his lower body injury is a sports hernia.
Niklas Backstrom (lower body) is not being rushed back into action because of the strong play of Josh Harding.
Niklas Backstrom (lower body) participated in Minnesota's practice on Saturday.
Niklas Backstrom is considered day-to-day with a lower-body injury.
Minnesota Wild coach Mike Yeo confirmed that Niklas Backstrom has a lower body injury.
Niklas Backstrom was forced to leave the ice during warmups with what appeared to be an injury.
Niklas Backstrom will see playoff action for the first time since the 2007-08 season.
Niklas Backstrom faced 30 shots and made 29 saves in Minnesota's playoff-clinching 3-1 win over the Avalanche on Saturday night.
Despite a disastrous result Friday night, Nicklas Backstrom will be back in the Minnesota Wild net today when the team visits the Avalanche in Colorado for the regular-season finale.
Niklas Backstrom allowed three goals on only five shots and was pulled in the Wild's 6-1 loss to the Oilers Friday night.
Niklas Backstrom ranks seventh among goaltenders in terms of ice time.
Niklas Backstrom stopped 22 shots in a 2-1 triumph against Los Angeles on Tuesday.