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Minnesota’s Goaltending Situation

from Michael Russo of Russo's Rants,

So if you’re Chuck Fletcher, what do you do? If it were me, I’d ride out Kuemper but go out and get some insurance because of Josh Harding’s absence and Niklas Backstrom’s abdominal issue.

Lots of rumors out there tonight that Buffalo will try to flip Jaroslav Halak, whom it acquired from St. Louis today in a package for Ryan Miller, to Minnesota. There’s no doubt Fletcher’s good buddy Tim Murray will try. The impression I got internally though today from the organization is it has little interest in Halak.

We’ll see.

The Wild has inquired about Cam Ward and Martin Brodeur and has had Ilya Bryzgalov offered to them. There’s also Tim Thomas.

It’ll be interesting to see how Fletcher proceeds because while the Wild needs another goalie as insurance, how do you not continue to go with Kuemper as the No. 1?

read on for the Wild win in Vancouver...

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