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.