The Wild has recalled forwards Jake Dowell, Mikael Granlund and Stephane Veilleux from Houston of the AHL.
Dowell, 28 (3/4/85), skated in two games with Minnesota this season and averaged 8:32 in TOI/game. He recorded nine points (4-5=9) and 34 penalty minutes (PIM) in 37 games with Houston this season and added one assist in four playoff games.
Granlund, 21 (2/26/92), collected eight points (2-6=8) in 27 games with Minnesota this season. The 5-foot-10, 186-pound native of Oulu, Fin., recorded 28 points (10-18=28) in 29 games with the Aeros this season and added two points (1-1=2) in five playoff games.
Veilleux, 31 (11/16/81), notched eight points (3-5=8) and 45 PIM in 33 regular season games with the Aeros this season and added one assist, six penalty minutes and a plus-2 rating in three playoff games with Houston.
Wild Head Coach Mike Yeo will be available to the media at 11:45 today, so we should know more about tonight’s lineup at that time.
Minnesota hosts the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 3 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals at 2 p.m. State of Hockey Time. The game will be broadcast nationally on NBC.