Hackett, 22, is playing in place of Niklas Backstrom, the Wild's starting goaltender who is out with a strained groin. In his six appearances this season, Hackett has allowed four goals and boasts a save percentage of .971. On Sunday, Hackett allowed two goals in a 2-0 loss to Colorado.
The Wild play the Avalanche Tuesday night at 9 p.m. at the Target Center in Denver. Minnesota is 3-5-2 in its last 10 games, while Colorado is 6-4. Minnesota has lost four consecutive games, but leads the season series against Colorado, 3-2. The Wild are now 28-28-10.