The Wild wasn't done after all.
After a long lineup in the NHL phone queue, the team acquired veteran right wing David Jones from the Calgary Flames in exchange for Niklas Backstrom and a sixth-round pick. Basically, they're absorbing the rest of his contract.
Backstrom, 38, who made his Wild debut in 2006, is the team's career leader with 194 victories and 28 shutouts. He has not played since Jan. 13, 2015 -- the game before the Wild acquired Devan Dubnyk.
Jones, 31, has scored 102 goals and 188 points in 446 games over parts of nine seasons with the Avalanche and Flames.
There were two holdups: His no-move clause and the sides nearly missed the 2 p.m. deadline.
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