Wild Not Looking to Rush Fernandez trade????

TwinCitites.com is reporting that the Wild are in no rush to trade Manny Fernandez now that they have locked up Nik Backstrom to a two year contract. HTR believes that this is completely false and that the Wild will be looking to deal Fernandez at the draft.

The reality is that Fernandez is a good goalie who is sought after and the Wild will be able to get a good asset back in return. Another big reality is that Fernandez earns 4.3 million dollars which is a huge hit to the cap space. It is well known that the are a number of teams who are looking for a quality goalie this off season most notably the Florida Panthers and the Los Angeles Kings. In any regard it will be interesting to see what develops.

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