The Minnesota Wild has recalled defenseman Mike Reilly from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Reilly, 22 (7/13/93), has collected 13 points (4-9=13) including three power-play goals in 28 games with Iowa this season. He leads team defensemen in scoring and shots on goal (56) and his point total ranks tied for sixth amongst AHL rookie defensemen. The 6-foot-2, 191-pound blueliner collected 42 points (6-36=42) in 39 games during his junior season at the University of Minnesota in 2014-15. He was named a Hobey Baker Memorial Award Finalist and led NCAA defensemen in scoring and assists. Reilly also led the NCAA with 19 power-play assists and ranked tied for third in the nation with 21 power-play points (2-19=21) and tied for eighth with a plus-25 rating. He helped the U.S. Men’s National Team win a bronze medal at the 2015 World Championship recording one assist in 10 games. Reilly was signed by the Wild as a free agent on July 1, 2015 and has not appeared in an NHL game. He will wear sweater No. 4 with Minnesota.