SAINT PAUL -- Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher today announced the NHL club has reassigned goaltender Niklas Svedberg to the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Svedberg, 28 (9/4/89), was recalled under emergency conditions on Nov. 8 and did not appear in a game with Minnesota. He is 3-6-1 with a 2.84 goals-against average (GAA), a .904 save percentage (SV%) and one shutout in 10 games with Iowa this season. The 6-foot-1, 168-pound native of Sollentuna, Sweden, is 8-5-1 with a 2.31 GAA, a .920 SV% and two shutouts in 19 career NHL games, played in parts of two seasons with Boston (2013-15).
Minnesota completes a four-game road trip Saturday at Philadelphia at 6 p.m. on FOX Sports North and KFAN 100.3 FM.