St. Paul, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - The Minnesota Wild recalled goaltender Johan Gustafsson from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League on Friday, one day after starting netminder Josh Harding suffered a lower-body injury.
Harding stopped 20-of-21 shots for Minnesota before leaving. He is 5-2-1 in eight games this season, posting a .953 save percentage and a paltry 1.00 goals-against average.
Gustafsson is 2-0-0 with a 1.99 goals-against average, a .935 save percentage and one shutout in three games with Iowa this season. He has not appeared in an NHL game.