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Joel Rechlicz
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Joel Rechlicz  #28

Minnesota Wild  Right Wing
NUMBER: 28 BIRTHDATE: June 14, 1987  (AGE 27)
HEIGHT: 6' 4" BIRTHPLACE: Brookfield, WI, United States
WEIGHT: 220
Shoots: Right

* Recalled from Hershey (AHL) on Jan. 30; 1g-1a and 184 penalty minutes in 27 games at the time of recall

* Led the AHL in penalty minutes at the time of recall

Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, May 6, 2008. Missed majority of 2009-10 as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by Hershey (AHL), July 29, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Washington, January 30, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, July 11, 2012. Traded to Washington by Phoenix for Matt Clackson, April 2, 2013.
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It's pretty crazy, but believe me when I say we didn't draft these players with the mindset we had to because they had good hockey-playing dads. It just turned out that way. But we're certainly glad they're a part of our organization.

— Arizona Coyotes director of amateur scouting Tim Bernhardt regarding the coincidence that six of the organization's top prospects are sons of former NHL players