Wild recall goalie Kuemper; Backstrom's status uncertain
The Minnesota Wild recalled goaltender Darcy Kuemper from Houston. Kuemper was 1-2 with a 2.08 goals-against-average and a .916 save percentage in six games with the Wild.
The move comes a day after Wild starting goaltender Niklas Backstrom left warmups in Game 1 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals. Backstrom's status for game two has not been announced. Josh Harding made 37 saves in the Wild's 2-1 overtime loss to Chicago.