SUNDAY'S STORY LINE: Steven Kampfer acquired Monday from Boston for Greg Zanon is scheduled to make his Wild debut tonight. Kampfer, 23, will be the 43rd player to skate for Minnesota this season.
The defenseman was sent to Houston after he was acquired from the Bruins, but didn't have a chance to play a game for the Aeros.
Kampfer said he was a little surprised to get the call up so soon, but is looking forward to the opportunity.
"You have to prove yourself every day and you have to make sure you are making the most of your opportunity. Definitely I think it is an opportunity to go out and show the coaches and management that I can play and I can play in the NHL," noted Kampfer.
Though he didn't play a game in Houston, Kampfer did participate in two practices with the Aeros and was able to get acclimated with the system both Minnesota and Houston play.
"It was good to learn the system a little down there and come up and you are not getting bombarded with everything all at onc...