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Wild re-signs Josh Harding

Wednesday, 07.14.2010 / 4:46 PM / NHL Free Agency 2010

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Wild re-signs Josh Harding
The Minnesota Wild re-signed an important part of their goaltending tandem Wednesday by agreeing to a one-year contract with Josh Harding.

The 26-year-old Harding has served as a backup to Niklas Backstrom during parts of five seasons in the NHL, posting a career record of 28-39-4 with a 2.66 goals-against average and .915 save percentage.

Harding, a second-round pick by Minnesota in 2002, went 9-12-0 with a 3.05 GAA and .905 save percentage last season. He posted career highs of 11 wins and 29 games played during the 2007-08 season.

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