SAINT PAUL/MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Minnesota Wild President and General Manager Doug Risebrough today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled right wing Danny Irmen from the Houston Aeros of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Irmen, 24 (9/6/84), has eight points (4-4=8) and 25 penalty minutes in 45 games for the Aeros this season. In three-plus seasons in Houston, the 6-foot, 190-pound native of Fargo, N.D., has 70 points (31-39=70) and 121 penalty minutes. Irmen was Minnesota’s third-round pick (No. 78 overall) in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft. Irmen played college hockey at the University of Minnesota. Irmen, who has not appeared in an NHL game, will wear sweater No. 14 with the Wild.