Getty ImagesJosh Harding of the Minnesota Wild doesn’t talk about his battle with multiple sclerosis during the season, preferring to keep the focus on the Minnesota Wild and his own play, which is by far the best of his NHL career.
But doesn’t mean his health won’t be an issue at times. Harding was placed on injured reserve on Wednesday for what his general manger Chuck Fletcher said was an adjustment in his MS medication.
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“This is not a major situation at all,” Fletcher said. “This didn’t come out of the blue. I’ve been talking to Josh for a while about this. He needs to make an adjustment in his protocols, and now is a good time to do it [with the Dec. 24-26 holiday break on the horizon]. “He feels good. He played well [Tuesday] night, but it’s just something that has to be taken care of.”
… Harding leads the NHL with a 1.51 goals-against average and is second with a .939 save percentage. He missed two months last season because of complications with his