Updated: May 2nd, 2014 11:42am
Wild's Bryzgalov likely to start in net in Game 1 at Chicago

Wild's Bryzgalov likely to start in net in Game 1 at Chicago

by Andrew Krammer
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The Minnesota Wild's goalie carousel continues to spin as Ilya Bryzgalov will reportedly start in the net in Friday's Game 1 vs. the Chicago Blackhawks. 

Wild goalie Darcy Kuemper suffered an undisclosed injury in Wednesday's Game 7 victory over the Colorado Avalanche. John Curry, the Wild's fifth goalie, will reportedly serve as Bryzgalov's backup on Friday at the United Center. 

Despite the ever-changing goalie situation, the Wild keep skating as they advance in the playoffs for the first time since they made it to the Western Conference finals in 2003. The Blackhawks have been off since they closed out a series against the St. Louis Blues on Sunday and catch a Wild squad coming off an emotional overtime win in Game 7 of the first round just two days ago.

Andrew Krammer covers the Minnesota Vikings for 1500ESPN.com. He previously covered the Gophers men's basketball team for the Minnesota Daily.
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In this story: Ilya Bryzgalov, Darcy Kuemper