Wild Sign Goaltending Prospect, Gustafsson
The Minnesota Wild signed goaltender Johan Gustafsson to a 3-year entry level contract. The Wild made that announcement Thursday giving them 5 picks from the 2010 draft under contract. The 20-year old Gustafsson had a 1.68 goals against average and a .932 save percentage in the Swedish Elite League this season.
Gustafsson will add depth behind Niklas Backstrom at the goaltender position. The Wild also have young goaltenders Mathew Hackett and Darcy Kuemper in the organization.