Minnesota Wild

Wild goaltender Kaapo Kahkonen has a knack for stepping up

Jan. 10—Kaapo Kahkonen has made a habit of stepping up when the Wild need him most. It started last season when Kahkonen filled in admirably with No. 1 goaltender Cam Talbot out of the lineup. How good was Kahkonen filling in for Talbot? He went on to set a franchise rookie record with nine straight…

San Jose Sharks

Matthew Knaub: Former Reading Royals goalie Felix Sandstrom makes NHL debut with Philadelphia Flyers

Dec. 31—Former Reading Royals goaltender Felix Sandstrom made his NHL debut with Philadelphia Flyers in their game at San Jose on Thursday night. Another former Royals goalie, James Reimer, started for the Sharks. Sandstrom started after being promoted from the taxi squad to the active roster on Tuesday. Goaltender Carter Hart was placed in the…