SAINT PAULMINNEAPOLIS, Minn. The Wild have recalled left wing Matt Kassian from the Houston Aeros and reassigned right wing Jon DiSalvatore to the Aeros.
Kassian, 25 (102886), has two goals and 32 penalty minutes (PIM) in 19 games for the Aeros this season, after posting five PIM in two games for the Wild to begin the 2011-12 campaign. Kassian has skated six career games with Minnesota, totaling one shot and 17 PIM. The 6-foot-5, 247-pound native of Edmonton, Alberta, was the Wilds second-round pick (No. 57 overall) in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. Kassian wears No. 28 with the Wild.
DiSalvatore, 30 (33081), was recalled from the Aeros on Tuesday and made his Wild debut Wednesday in Nashville, skating 14:27 with two shots, two PIM and one hit.