Backstrom makes history
Thu, Jan 15th 2009, 00:00
Nilkas Backstrom, as a goalie for the NHL's Minnesoate Wild, set what record league record in the 2006-07 season.
Answer: Backstrom is the only goalie in the NHL's post-1943 "modern-era" to earn two wins before starting an NHL game. The Finland native posted victories in relief in each of his first two appearances in a Wild sweater.