Minnesota Wild goalie Manny Fernandez still sore, will sit out for a few days

Fernandez was hurt Jan. 20 and aggravated the injury Jan. 30. Since then he has played only 20 minutes – the third period of a game March 6.

An MRI test Monday revealed no structural damage, the team said.

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Niklas Backstrom has played well in his place and coach Jacques Lemaire recently declared Backstrom his starter until further notice.