The Minnesota Wild has reassigned right wing Danny Irmen and center Nathan Smith to the Houston Aeros of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Irmen, 25 (9/6/84), was recalled by Minnesota Nov. 18 and made his NHL debut that night against the Phoenix Coyotes. He was scoreless in two games with the Wild averaging 4:38 of ice time.
Smith, 27 (2/9/82), was recalled by the Wild Nov. 20 and logged 6:10 of ice time and recorded five penalty minutes against the New York Islanders. In seven games with Minnesota this season he has registered 10 penalty minutes and averaged 8:24 in ice time.