SAINT PAUL/MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. -- Minnesota Wild President and General Manager Doug Risebrough today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has reassigned center Krys Kolanos to the Houston Aeros of the American Hockey League (AHL). Kolanos was recalled under emergency conditions on Friday and did not play in Saturday’s game at Tampa Bay.
Kolanos, 27 (7/27/81), recorded three goals in two games with Houston this season including the game-winner in a 2-1 overtime win against the Chicago Wolves in the Aeros home opener on Oct. 11. The 6-foot-2, 194-pound native of Calgary, Alberta has notched 35 points (17-18=35) in 115 career NHL matches with Phoenix and Edmonton. Kolanos last appeared in an NHL game on Dec. 15, 2005 against Montreal. He was originally selected by the Coyotes in the first round (19th overall) of the 2000 NHL Entry Draft.