Wild recall forward from Houston, Larsson heads to Aeros

Published 2:41 am Tuesday, February 26, 2013

SAINT PAUL – Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher announced the club recalled forward Charlie Coyle from the Houston Aeros of the American Hockey League and reassigned forward Johan Larsson to Houston, according to a press release.

Coyle, 20, joins the Wild for the second time, after originally being recalled on Feb. 3 and making his NHL debut on Feb. 4 in Phoenix. He registered six shots on goal in five games with Minnesota, before being reassigned to Houston on Feb. 14.

Larson, 20, totaled two shots in one game with the Wild after being recalled Feb. 16, making his NHL debut versus Detroit on Feb. 17. The 6-foot, 198-pound native of Lau, Sweden, has totaled 27 points in 50 games with Houston this season. Larsson was selected by Minnesota in the second round (56th overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.

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