The Wild has recalled forward Brett Sutter
from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL). The team also placed defenseman Keith Ballard
(upper body) and forward Ryan Carter
(upper body) on Injured Reserve.
Sutter, 27 (6/2/87), has collected 14 points (5-9=14) in 26 games with Iowa this season. He ranks fourth on the team in scoring. The 6-foot, 200-pound native of Viking, Alta., has tallied seven points (2-5=7) and 36 penalty minutes (PIM) in 54 career NHL games with the Calgary Flames and Carolina Hurricanes. Sutter recorded two points (1-1=2) in 17 games with Carolina and 44 points (15-29=44) in 62 games with the Charlotte Checkers (AHL) during the 2013-14 campaign. He ranked fourth on the Checkers in scoring and served as team captain. Sutter was originally selected by Calgary in the sixth round (179th overall) of the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. He will wear sweater No. 27 with Minnesota.