Scandella skated in six games with Minnesota this season, scoring one goal with four penalty minutes (PIM). He tallied 15 points (2-15=17), 23 penalty minutes (PIM) and a plus-2 rating in 45 games with Houston this season. Scandella has also scored one goal in two playoff games for the Aeros this season.
The 6-foot-3, 210-pound native of Montreal, Quebec skated in 63 contests with Minnesota in 2011-12 and collected 12 points (3-9=12) and 19 PIM. The 23-year-old ranked second among NHL rookies in blocked shots (106) and TOI/game (21:46) and logged a franchise-record 35:32 in ice time vs. Chicago on April 5, 2012. He notched two assists in 20 games with Minnesota and added 19 points (3-16=19) in 33 games with Houston during the 2010-11 campaign.
Scandella was selected by Minnesota in the second round (55th overall) of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft and wears sweater No. 6 with the Wild.
Veilleux, 31 (11/16/81), notched eight points (3-5=8) and 45 penalty minutes (PIM) in 33 games with the Aeros this season. The 6-foot-2, 190-pound native of St. Georges de Beauce, Que., has not appeared in a game with Minnesota this season. He wears No. 19 for the Wild.
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