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Video: Harding’s diving save highlights Wild’s win

Minnesota Wild v Florida Panthers

SUNRISE, FL - OCTOBER 19: Goaltender Josh Harding #37 of the Minnesota Wild warms up prior to the game against the Florida Panthers at the BB&T Center on October 19, 2013 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Josh Harding

Joel Auerbach

Josh Harding continued his fine form for the Minnesota Wild on Monday.

The Wild’s goalie made 21 saves in a 2-0 shutout win over the Philadelphia Flyers; the clean sheet is his third of the season. But it was a save off Flyers winger Jakub Voracek in the third period not long after the Wild had taken a quick two-goal lead.

Voracek looked to have an open net on a Wayne Simmonds centering pass, but, diving to his left, Harding was able to make the remarkable stop to help preserve the win for Minnesota.

The win gives Harding a 14-4-3 record.

“Josh has really allowed us to be where we’re at right now. If it wasn’t for him, we’d be in a lot of trouble,” said Wild head coach Mike Yeo, as per Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

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