The Minnesota Wild has recalled center Zac Dalpe
from the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Dalpe, 25 (11/1/89), has totaled 20 points (10-10=20) in 117 NHL games during parts of five seasons with Carolina, Vancouver and Buffalo (2010-15). The 6-foot-2, 200-pound center led Rochester (AHL) in goals (16) and ranked third in shots (135), totaling 28 points in 48 games in 2014-15. The native of Paris, Ont., was signed as a free agent by Minnesota on July 1 and was originally selected by Carolina in the second round (45th overall) of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.
Minnesota hosts Buffalo for a 7 p.m. (CT) game tonight at Xcel Energy Center, the Wild’s final contest on its preseason schedule. The game can be heard on KFAN 100. 3 FM, with an audio stream at wild.com.