The Minnesota Wild has recalled forward Kurtis Gabriel from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Gabriel, 22 (4/20/93), has recorded a team-leading 31 penalty minutes (PIM) in nine games with Iowa this season and owns 20 points (9-11=20) and 171 penalty minutes (PIM) in 84 career AHL contests. He led Iowa in PIM and ranked third in goals and scoring by a rookie in 2014-15. 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. He has not appeared in an NHL contest and will wear sweater No. 63 with Minnesota.