Forward Nino Niederreiter and the Minnesota Wild have yet to reach an agreement on a contract for the restricted free agent.
The representatives for Nino Niederreiter and the Minnesota Wild have started to talk about a contract extension.
Although the Minnesota Wild have been great at home in the playoffs, the flip side is that they've struggled on the road.
Nino Niederreiter will play on the Wild's top line on Tuesday.
Nino Niederreiter scored two goals and registered an assist in Minnesota's 5-4 overtime win over Colorado in Game 7 Wednesday night.
Nino Niederreiter is projected to take Matt Cooke's spot on a line with Erik Haula and Justin Fontaine.
Nino Niederreiter had a goal and an assist in Minnesota's 4-2 win over the St. Louis Blues on Thursday night.
Nino Niederreiter (upper body) returned to action on Saturday.
Nino Niederreiter (upper body) skated Thursday morning, but he won't play in Chicago.
Nino Niederreiter left Monday's 3-2 victory over Los Angeles with an upper-body injury.
Nino Niederreiter scored for the Wild in their 5-2 loss to the Canucks on Wednesday night.
Nino Niederreiter has been moved to a line with Matt Cooke and Kyle Brodziak.
Nino Niederreiter is expected to stay on a line with Matt Moulson and Mikko Koivu for Saturday's game against Columbus.
With the addition of Matt Moulson and the return to health of Zach Parise and Miko Koivu, Nino Niederreiter is not likely to get much, if any, power-play ice time.