Minnesota will use Hackett as a backup Sunday in Anaheim after Niklas Backstrom went down with a lower body injury Friday night.
Storms cause grain bin to fall on car, killing one in central MN
The National Weather Service confirmed the death on Thursday evening.
Ferocious winds, possible tornadoes leave destruction in MN
Numerous reports of tornadoes and nearly 100 mph straight-line winds.
Canoe carrying 4 overturns near St. John's University
Of the four, only one was wearing a lifejacket when the boat capsized Wednesday.
MN's craft alcohol makers back new push to loosen state's liquor laws
The pushback includes loosening restrictions on growler sales for bigger craft breweries and a more direct line of spirit sales to customers.
Twin Cities placed in tornado watch ahead of intense line of storms
Photo above is a view from Marshall as the line of storms moved through Thursday evening.
Tornado watch in MN as intense line of storms blasts through
The tornado watch is in effect until midnight.
Rare 'particularly dangerous situation' weather watch issued in SW MN
The warning covers an area of Minnesota, South Dakota, Iowa, and Nebraska.
Dad and 2 children killed in western Wisconsin house fire
A devastating house fire happened early Thursday morning.
2 suspects involved in Brooklyn Park armed carjacking
The incident happened Wednesday night near a shopping center and Cub.
Man sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for child pornography
Alexander John Odegaard was sentenced in U.S. District Court Tuesday.
Wild goalies Harding, Backstrom return; Hackett sent down
Wild goalie Josh Harding returns to the cage tonight, getting his first start since March 8 when he tweaked a lower body injury against Phoenix. Nicklas Backstrom is also back in the fold as Harding's backup. Gone is Matt Hackett, who was sent down to Houston.
Wild goalie Matt Hackett and center Chad Rau reassigned to Houston Aeros
Hackett stopped 94 of 96 shots in four games with Minnesota this season. Rau produced a pair of game-winning goals in seven games with the Wild.
Team Canada adds goalie Matt Hackett to roster for World Hockey Championship
The Canadian spent most of the season with Minnesota's American Hockey League affiliate in Houston earned 20 wins. Hackett had a 3-6-0 record in 12 games with the Minnesota Wild. Canada opens the tournament May 4 against Slovakia.
With Backstrom hurting, Wild recall Hackett
Goalie Matt Hackett is back with the Wild. He was recalled from Houston today to replace Niklas Backstrom, who was injured in last night’s shootout loss to Montreal. Hackett will back up Josh Harding, who will likely start in goal tonight in Detroit.
Wild goalie Josh Harding injured during team building exercise
Wild goalie Josh Harding hurt his ankle during a team-building exercise in Wisconsin Sunday. He didn't practice during the team's outing at Amsoil Arena in Duluth. Matt Hackett will fill in for Harding.
Wild's Harding playing his way into No. 1 spot -- somewhere
With four straight wins, Wild goalie Josh Harding is showing the league that he might be better than a backup to Niklas Backstrom. He's an unrestricted free agent after the season, and if he continues to shut down opponents, Harding could find himself with a starting job next year.
Wild sends Hackett back to minors
Wild goaltender Josh Harding has recovered from a whiplash injury and is ready to resume playing. That means Matt Hackett's time with the Wild is over for the time being. Hackett, who stopped 76-of-78 shots in two games, was sent back to the team's AHL affiliate in Houston.
Opinion: Backstrom and Harding are the best goalie tandem in the NHL
Minnesota Wild goaltenders Niklas Backstrom and Josh Harding are off to a very good start. They've led the Wild to five straight wins, and have allowed a microscopic 26-goals through 14-games. Arguably, they are the best goalie duo in the NHL.
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