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Darcy Kuemper recalled by Wild

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02:50 PM ET 05.01 | The Minnesota Wild recalled goaltender Darcy Kuemper from the American Hockey League's Houston Aeros on Wednesday. This move was expected, given the injury sustained by starting goaltender Niklas Backstrom during warmups on Tuesday night. Backstrom sustained some kind of lower-body injury while attempting to make a save. The Wild have yet to update Backstrom's status so it remains to be seen how long he is expected to miss. The decision to call-up Kuemper will act as indication to some that Backstrom likely won't be available for Game 2.

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May 1, 2013  03:33 PM ET

When he hurt himself it was the first "Ooops!!" moment of the evening.

Not the best though.

That honour goes to Quick...

May 1, 2013  03:38 PM ET

Half-time...Warsteiner continues to flow. Prost!!!

May 1, 2013  03:46 PM ET
QUOTE(#2):

Half-time...Warsteiner continues to flow. Prost!!!

And now back to our regularly scheduled programming...

May 1, 2013  03:50 PM ET
QUOTE(#2):

Half-time...Warsteiner continues to flow. Prost!!!

OK 99, I'm invoking the Cone of Silence.

Looking forward to it though. Yesterday provided a slam bang favourable finish.....

May 1, 2013  04:01 PM ET
QUOTE(#2):

Half-time...Warsteiner continues to flow. Prost!!!

I get the distinct impression you are of Squarehead ancestry?

May 1, 2013  04:05 PM ET

Really sucks that you get hurt during warmups!

May 1, 2013  04:33 PM ET
QUOTE(#5):

I get the distinct impression you are of Squarehead ancestry?

Full-time...

Ja! That being said, I'm equal opportunity when it comes to a good pint!

May 1, 2013  04:36 PM ET
QUOTE(#7):

Full-time...Ja! That being said, I'm equal opportunity when it comes to a good pint!

I'm going to take one of your bretheren from the Fatherland out Sunday AM and trash him on the tennis courts.

May 1, 2013  04:43 PM ET
QUOTE(#8):

I'm going to take one of your bretheren from the Fatherland out Sunday AM and trash him on the tennis courts.

So Boris Becker he is not?

May 1, 2013  04:54 PM ET
QUOTE(#9):

So Boris Becker he is not?

I wish he was Steffi Graf.... Always liked Steffi.

May 1, 2013  05:31 PM ET

"Darcy Kuemper recalled by Wild"

Who?

May 1, 2013  05:57 PM ET
QUOTE(#10):

I wish he was Steffi Graf.... Always liked Steffi.

Minus her roman nose...fraulein forehand could play!

May 1, 2013  06:03 PM ET
QUOTE(#11):

"Darcy Kuemper recalled by Wild"

Who?

Another good squareheaded Canadian kid...

May 1, 2013  06:19 PM ET
QUOTE(#12):

Minus her roman nose...fraulein forehand could play!

Sometimes the imperfections make them perfect.

I loved her even with das nose....

May 1, 2013  08:07 PM ET

Saw where Panica Datrick shot a goal...Chicago game........hope they don't think she brings anyone any luck.....but she is good at necking in the stands with Ricky.......best she stick to that.

May 2, 2013  09:37 AM ET
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Saw where Panica Datrick shot a goal...Chicago game........hope they don't think she brings anyone any luck.....but she is good at necking in the stands with Ricky.......best she stick to that.

Thanks for soiling a hockey thread.

 
May 2, 2013  04:33 PM ET
QUOTE(#16):

Thanks for soiling a hockey thread.

LOL...it was at a Hawk's game and hockey related........but yeah....soil is right.

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