Originally posted on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 1/18/13
ST. PAUL, Minn. Trying to get closer to their regular-season roster limit for Saturday's season opener, the Minnesota Wild reassigned forwards Jake Dowell, Nick Palmieri and Stephane Veilleux to the Houston Aeros of the American Hockey League. All three were part of Minnesota's training camp roster, leaving the Wild with 22 players on their roster before Saturday's home game against the Colorado Avalanche. For now, 18-year-old, 2012 first-round draft pick Mathew Dumba is staying with the team. Dumba can play up to five games with Minnesota without using a year of eligibility or having his spot count toward the Wild's roster limit. Dowell, Palmieri and Veilleux each had to clear waivers to be reassigned. Dowell signed as a free agent with Minnesota last summer. Palmieri and Veilleux were acquired from the New Jersey Devils in the Marek Zidlicky trade last season. Veilleux played in 21 games for the Wild and had two assists. Palmieri played nine games and was scoreless. Follow Brian...
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Greg Hardy excited to face Tom Brady because of wife Gisele

Aldon Smith pleads not guilty to hit-and-run DUI

Why the Thunder starters need to stay healthy this year

Josh McCown, Craig Robertson defend Joe Haden

Jimmy Butler cannot believe teams game-plan for him

James Harden: I know I was the MVP, that’s 100 percent given


Five questions about the 2015 American League Wild Card game

Kevin Love expected to be cleared for Cavs’ opening night

Dan Jennings will not return as Marlins manager

Bowling Green State coach saves motorist from serious injury

Roethlisberger refutes reports he could return in Week 7

Matt Harvey missed mandatory workout, was stuck in traffic

NHL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

The controversy and numbers behind the 'CONCACAF Cup'

Why the Thunder starters need to stay healthy

Roddy White: I want to catch passes

Five questions about the 2015 AL Wild Card game

Bowling Green State coach saves motorist from serious injury

Bills defenders: Odell Beckham Jr. is a prima donna

Lifelong Yankees fan disses Alex Rodriguez in obituary

Trail Blazers honor Umpqua Community College victims

CC Sabathia and the humanity of athletes

Chip Kelly on Eagles start: Hit two kicks, and we're 3-1

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker