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Dubnyk won't travel with Wild for game against Flames

Will stay home with ill wife; Kahkonen recalled from AHL

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Devan Dubnyk will not travel with the Minnesota Wild for their game at the Calgary Flames on Thursday (9 p.m. ET; SNF, FS-WI, FS-N+, NHL.TV).

The goalie will remain in Minnesota to be with his wife, Jenn, who had a medical procedure Tuesday.

He missed a month to help care for his wife after taking her to the hospital upon returning from a game at the Buffalo Sabres on Nov. 19. He has not specified what the illness is.

Dubnyk is 4-2-0 with a 2.76 goals-against average and .906 save percentage in seven games since returning to the Wild on Dec. 19, and 8-10-2 with a 3.16 goals-against average and .898 save percentage in 21 games this season.

The Wild recalled goalie Kaapo Kahkonen from Iowa of the American Hockey League under emergency conditions on Tuesday. Kahkonen made his NHL debut Nov. 26 and is 3-1-1 with a 2.96 GAA and .913 save percentage in five games.

After playing the Flames on Thursday, the Wild's next game is at home against the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday. 

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