Recently-signed goaltender Niklas Backstrom
put his John Hancock on a multi-year NHL contract during a week-long vacation to New York City. Now back in Finland, Backstrom ran up the charges on in-studio radio host Kevin Falness’ cell phone bill during an interview. The result is more than worth the expense as Backstrom is now featured on the latest Wild PONDcast.
The netminder touches on his past season in the Finnish Elite League, his style of goaltending, and his relationship to Wild center and fellow Finn, Mikko Koivu