Wild Call Jordan Schroeder Up; Send Steve Michalek Down

Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled forward Jordan Schroeder from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL) and reassigned goaltender Steve Michalek to Iowa.

Schroeder, 25 (9/29/90), has notched 34 points (14-20=34) in 40 games with Iowa this season including a point in his last four AHL games (3-1=4). He ranks T-1st on the team in power-play goals (5), second in assists, T-2nd in scoring and third in goals. Schroeder has tallied one goal in 15 games with Minnesota this season.

The 5-foot-9, 184-pound native of Lakeville, Minn., owns 24 points (10-14=24) and a plus-2 rating in 96 career NHL contests with Vancouver and the Wild. Schroeder was originally selected by Vancouver in the first round (22nd overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft and wears sweater No. 10 with the Wild.

Michalek, 22 (8/6/93), was recalled under emergency conditions yesterday and did not appear in last night’s game against Edmonton. He is 6-2-0 with a 2.13 goals-against average (GAA) and a .931 save percentage (SV%) in eight games with Iowa this season and 12-8-4 with a 2.42 GAA, a .924 SV% and two shutouts in 24 games with the Quad City Mallards (ECHL).

[Minnesota Wild press release]
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