Niklas Backstrom gets the call tonight in goal as the Wild take on the Oilers in Edmonton. Last Friday, Backstrom was pulled in the first period of Minnesota’s loss to the the Oilers at the X. But Backstrom was solid in Monday’s win over Tampa Bay, so coach Mike Yeo is sticking with his starter. He says Backstrom deserves a chance to “bounce back.”
Charges: National Guard recruiter sexually assaulted applicant, 17
The assault happened when she was taking an eligibility test at the Bemidji Armory.