Found November 29, 2013 on Fox Sports North:
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- In less than a year, Erik Haula may begoing from the Minnesota Gophers to the Minnesota Wild. Haula, 22, was recalled by the Wild on Friday after the teamplaced forward Mike Rupp on designated non-roster status. Rupp is leaving the teamfor personal reasons. Haula, a seventh-round draft choice by the Wild in 2009, isexpected to make his NHL debut Friday when Minnesota hosts the ColoradoAvalanche. Haula was tied for second with points for the Iowa Wild this season,Minnesota's American Hockey League affiliate. Haula has four goals and sixassists for Iowa this season after three seasons at the University ofMinnesota. The Wild are short-handed at forward without Rupp and centerMikael Granlund, who was placed on injured reserve Thursday after leavingWednesday's game with an upper-body injury. Minnesota recalled forward JasonZucker on Thursday. Haula can help fill the void at center due to the absence ofGranlund. Haula, who was with Minnesota in training camp...
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