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Wild Recalls Christoph Bertschy From Iowa

by Staff Writer / Minnesota Wild

The Minnesota Wild has recalled forward Christoph Bertschy (pronounced BAIRT-chee) from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Bertschy, 21 (4/5/94), has collected six points (2-4=6) including a power-play and shorthanded goal and eight penalty minutes (PIM) in 12 games with Iowa this season. The rookie ranks T-1st on the team in goals and scoring. Bertschy collected 30 points (14-16=30), a plus-14 rating and 26 PIM in 44 games with SC Bern in the Swiss League in 2014-15. The 5-foot-10, 189-pound native of Fribourg, Switzerland, ranked T-2nd on the team in goals, T-3rd in plus/minus and fifth in scoring. He added three points (1-2=3) in seven playoff games.

Bertschy was selected by Minnesota in the sixth round (158th overall) of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. He has not appeared in an NHL contest and will wear sweater No. 47 with Minnesota.

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