Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled defenseman Jaime Sifers from the Houston Aeros of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Sifers, 26 (1/18/83), was reassigned to the Aeros on Sunday. Sifers was recalled by the Wild Nov. 27 and skated 19:05 Nov. 28 in Colorado – the second-highest TOI in his career. Sifers has no points in three games with the Wild this season. Sifers has posted three assists and nine penalty minutes in 15 games with the Aeros this season. Sifers recorded two assists and 18 PIM in 23 games with the Toronto Maple Leafs in 2008-09. The 5-foot-11, 210-pound native of Stratford, Conn., played collegiately at the University of Vermont, where he was an ECAC Second All-Star Team selection in 2005. The Wild signed Sifers as a free agent July 8. Sifers wears No. 26 with the Wild.