The Wild has reassigned defenseman Stu Bickel to the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Bickel, 28 (10/2/86), totaled one assist and led Minnesota with 46 penalty minutes (PIM) in nine games. He set a franchise record with a career-high 39 PIM at Dallas on Jan. 3. Bickel has also recorded three assists and 30 PIM in nine contests with Iowa this season. The 6-foot-4, 210-pound native of Chanhassen, Minn., has totaled 10 assists and 203 PIM in 76 career NHL games with the New York Rangers and Minnesota.