Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has reassigned forward Kurtis Gabriel to the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Gabriel, 23 (4/20/93), has collected one assist, 29 penalty minutes (PIM) and 26 hits in 13 games with Minnesota this season. The 6-foot-4, 211-pound native of Newmarket, Ont., recorded his first career NHL point with an assist on Dec. 7 at Toronto and ranks third on the team in PIM. He owns one assist and 39 PIM in 16 career NHL contests with Minnesota. Gabriel has tallied seven points (6-1=7) including one shorthanded goal and 40 PIM in 25 games with Iowa this season.
Minnesota plays at the Dallas Stars Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. CT on FOX Sports North and KFAN 100.3 FM.