Wild send Kopriva back to minors; Fernandez healthy

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The Minnesota Wild reassigned goaltender
Miroslav Kopriva to Houston of the AHL on Saturday.

Kopriva was called up for insurance after Niklas Backstrom
injured his groin in Tuesday's loss at Calgary. Josh Harding played
Thursday against Edmonton and posted a shutout. Regular starter
Manny Fernandez, who sprained his knee on Jan. 20, hasn't played
since aggravating the injury on Jan. 30.

All three goalies practiced Friday and Saturday. The Wild play
at Vancouver on Sunday.