SAINT PAUL -- Minnesota Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled forward Tyler Graovac (pronounced GRAY-oh-vack) from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Graovac, 23 (4/27/93), has registered six goals and 37 shots on goal in 45 games with Minnesota this season. He has also notched four points (3-1=4) and 13 penalty minutes (PIM) in eight games with Iowa this season. The 6-foot-5, 212-pound native of Brampton, Ont., owns six goals in 50 career NHL contests with Minnesota and has tallied 91 points (42-49=91) in 184 AHL games with Iowa. Graovac was selected by the Wild in the seventh round (191st overall) of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft in Saint Paul and wears sweater No. 44 with Minnesota.