The Minnesota Wild has recalled forward Kurtis Gabriel from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL) and reassigned forward Brett Bulmer to Iowa.
Gabriel, 22 (4/20/93), made his NHL debut on Nov. 10 registering five penalty minutes (PIM) and one hit in 2:51 of ice time in the Wild’s 5-3 win against Winnipeg. He has tallied two points (1-1=2) and 45 penalty minutes PIM in 15 games with Iowa this season. Gabriel leads the team and ranks T-9th in the AHL in PIM. He owns 22 points (10-12=22) and 185 PIM in 90 career AHL contests. The 6-foot-4, 212-pound native of Newmarket, Ont., was originally selected by Minnesota in the third round (81st overall) of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft and wears sweater No. 63 with Minnesota.
Bulmer, 23 (4/26/92), was recalled by Minnesota on Nov. 16 and skated in three NHL games totaling two shots on goal, two hits and seven PIM while averaging 6:43 in TOI/game. He has recorded two points (1-1=2) and 17 penalty minutes (PIM) in 14 games with Iowa this season. The 6-foot-4, 208-pound native of Prince George, B.C., has tallied three assists and 15 penalty minutes in 17 career NHL contests with the Minnesota Wild.