SAINT PAUL/MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Minnesota Wild President and General Manager Doug Risebrough today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has activated defenseman Marc-Andre Bergeron (pronounced BUHR-zhuhr-ohn) from the Injured Reserve list and reassigned defenseman John Scott to the Houston Aeros of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Bergeron, 28 (10/30/80), missed the last 10 games after suffering a lower body injury Dec. 19 against the New York Islanders. He has collected 16 points (3-13=16) in 31 games with Minnesota this season, including 11 power play points (3-8=11) while averaging 17:06 in ice time. The 5-foot-9, 198-pound native of Trois-Rivieres, Quebec was acquired from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for a third round pick in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft on June 10, 2008.
Scott, 26 (9/26/82), was recalled by the Wild on Jan. 3 and made his NHL debut that night against the Detroit Red Wings. The 6-foot-8, 258-pound native of St. Catharines, Ontario averaged 8:47 in ice time and was whistled for one penalty in five games with Minnesota.