The Wild have recalled Jake Dowell from Iowa (AHL).
Dowell has been recalled because Mikael Granlund suffered a black-eye on Monday. If Granlund can not play on Thursday, Dowell will slide into the lineup. Dowell has 17 points (6G / 11A) and 56 penalty minutes (PIM) in 54 games with Iowa this season.
The Wild has recalled forwards Jake Dowell, Mikael Granlund and Stephane Veilleux from Houston of the AHL.
Dowell skated in two games with Minnesota this season and averaged 8:32 in TOI/game. He recorded nine points (4-5=9) and 34 penalty minutes (PIM) in 37 games with Houston this season and added one assist in four playoff games.