MINNESOTA WILD ASSIGNS DEFENSEMAN GREG PATERYN TO IOWA FOR CONDITIONING ASSIGNMENTDec 2, 2019
Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin announced today the National Hockey League (NHL) club has assigned defenseman Greg Pateryn to Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL) on a conditioning assignment.
Pateryn, 29, underwent bilateral core muscle repair surgery on Oct. 1 and has not appeared in a game with the Wild this season. He tallied seven points (1g, 6a) in a career-high 80 games last season with Minnesota and ranked second on the team in hits (144) and third in blocked shots (118). The 6-foot-3, 220-pound native of Sterling Heights, Mich., owns 36 points (4g, 32a) in 247 career NHL games with Montreal, Dallas and Minnesota.
Iowa plays at San Antonio Wednesday morning, at Milwaukee Friday night and hosts Tucson on Saturday evening. Pateryn will wear No. 2 with Iowa.
The Iowa Wild 2019-20 regular season is presented by MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center and runs from October through April. For more information, please contact the Wild office by calling 515-564-8700 or by visiting www.iowawild.com.