Wild Recalls Two
Blum, 25, has skated in four games with Minnesota this season, averaging 12:13 in time on ice per game. He has also tallied 25 points (6-19=25) in 42 games with Iowa. Blum leads Iowa with six power-play goals and ranks second on the team in scoring this season. The 6-foot-1, 188-pound native of Long Beach, Calif., has recorded 22 points (7-15=22) and 20 penalty minutes (PIM) in 95 career NHL games with Nashville and Minnesota. Blum was signed as a free agent by Minnesota on July 12, 2013 and wears sweater No. 7 with the Wild.
Dowell, 28, owns 14 points (6-8=14) and 32 PIM in 40 games with Iowa this season. The 6-foot, 200-pound native of Eau Claire, Wis., skated in two games with Minnesota last season and has tallied 33 points (11-22=33) and 133 PIM in 156 career NHL games with Chicago, Dallas and Minnesota. He was signed by Minnesota as a free agent on July 4, 2012 and wears sweater No. 18 with the Wild.