ST PAUL, Minn. — Desperate to locate some speed and scoring right after a very poor start off to the season’s 2nd half, the Minnesota Wild has given the roster a minimal shakeup.
Adhering to a pair of losses towards Dallas and Chicago the hockey club recalled forwards Luke Kunin and Kyle Rau from Iowa. Forward J.T. Brown and defenseman Nate Prosser were assigned to Iowa right after passing unclaimed by waivers.
Kunin was starting to get some traction in the Wild lineup before the team went on All-Star split, so he was sent down to Iowa to hold his video game sharp. He has gathered 5 details in 21 game titles with the large club. Rau, a former Gopher, was leading the Iowa Wild in objectives and had notched 30 details in 45 game titles.
The acquisition of two defensemen (Anthony Bietto, Brad Hunt) soon before the All-Star video game pushed Prosser down the depth chart. The Elk River native had only been lively for 15 game titles this 12 months. Brown has been in and out of the lineup as nicely, skating 35 game titles for the Wild right after signing as a absolutely free agent.
The Wild enjoy Tuesday at household towards the Buffalo Sabres. Inspite of their two consecutive losses the club nonetheless holds the prime wild card playoff location.