Chicago, IL (NNCNOW.com) --- After being injured in game seven against Colorado, Minnesota netminder Darcy Kuemper did not travel with the team on Friday and is listed as day-to-day, that according to the Star Tribune's Michael Russo.
Ilya Bryzgalov came in in relief late in the third period on Wednesday night and is likely to start Game 1 Friday night in Chicago. John Curry, the Wild's fifth goalie, is expected to back up Bryzgalov.
Head coach Mike Yeo provided no Kuemper update on Thursday and his injury has yet to be disclosed.
Minnesota and Chicago will face off at 8:30 p.m. on Friday at the United Center.