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Three Players Head Back To Houston

Sunday, 04.16.2006 / 8:55 PM CT / News
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Three Players Head Back To Houston

Minnesota Wild President and General Manager Doug Risebrough today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has reassigned G Miroslav Kopriva (pronounced cope-CHEE-vuh), D Erik Reitz and C Erik Westrum to the American Hockey League’s (AHL) Houston Aeros.

Kopriva, 22 (12/5/83), was recalled by Minnesota on April 14 and did not play in the Wild’s regular season finale at Dallas.

Reitz, 23 (7/29/82), was recalled by the Wild on April 6 and collected four penalty minutes and averaged 13:09 of ice-time in five games.  He made his NHL debut at Calgary on April 7.

Westrum, 26 (7/26/79), was recalled for the season time this season on April 12.  In 10 games with Minnesota he collected one assist, 16 shots on goal and averaged 10:46 of ice-time.

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