SAINT PAUL/MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Minnesota Wild
President and General Manager Doug Risebrough today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has reassigned D Erik Reitz
to the Houston Aeros
of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Reitz, 24 (7/29/82), was recalled by the Wild on Jan. 17 and logged 10:36 of ice-time and a plus-1 rating in Minnesota’s 3-0 win at Chicago on Friday. The 6-foot-1, 210-pound defenseman has recorded 16 points (3-13=16) and 80 penalty minutes (PIM) in 36 contests with the Aeros this season. The Detroit, Mich.-native has appeared in six career NHL contests with the Wild and recorded four penalty minutes. Reitz was originally selected by Minnesota in the sixth round (170th overall) of the 2000 NHL Entry Draft.