Backstrom steps in and Wild win
By Dan Falloon, The Sports Xchange
Minnesota 3 Winnipeg 2
WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- Niklas Backstrom didn't know he would be between the pipes when the Minnesota Wild visited the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday.
The short notice didn't matter, as the Wild goalie made 37 saves in the surprise start as the Minnesota continued its dominance over the Jets.
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